New Delhi: The Electoral Commission (EC) will announce today (18 January 2023) the timetable for the overall elections to the Legislative Assemblies of Nagaland, Meghalaya and Tripura.
A group led by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Rajiv Kumar visited the three northeastern states final week and held a sequence of conferences with political events and state officers, central safety and civilians, particularly district-level officers from all three states. .within the capitals of the respective States.
Currently, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is the dominant occasion within the alliance authorities in Tripura, whereas the companions of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) led by the saffron occasion – the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) and the National People’s Party (NPP) – – lead the governments of Nagaland and Meghalaya, respectively.
Nagaland Assembly Elections
The time period of the present Nagaland Legislative Assembly is due to finish on March 12.
Ahead of the 2018 meeting elections, the BJP had joined forces with the Democratic Nationalist Progressive Party and shaped the federal government after the NDPP gained 18 seats within the 60-member meeting and the saffron occasion gained 12. .
The Naga People’s Front (NPF) gained 26 seats however failed to kind the federal government.
Meghalaya Assembly Elections
The time period of the present Meghalaya Legislative Assembly is due to finish on March 15.
In the 2018 elections, Congress gained 21 seats out of the 60 members of the Assembly and was the biggest occasion. However, he failed to safe a majority to kind a authorities.
The BJP, which solely gained two seats, then shaped an alliance with the National People’s Party (NPP) led by Conrad Sangma to kind the federal government.
NPP gained 20 seats.
The 2023 Meghalaya Assembly polls will witness a three-way contest because the NPP introduced that it could combat the elections alone.
Tripura Assembly Elections
The time period of the Assembly of Tripura is anticipated to finish on March 22.
Earlier in 2018, the BJP swept the Assembly polls by profitable 35 seats out of the 60 Assembly members.
However, with the entry of Trinamool Congress of Mamata Banerjee, the following polls is not going to be simple for the saffron camp.