Counting of votes for Nagaland Assembly election begins
Kohima: Counting of votes for the Nagaland Assembly election commenced in 16 centres across the state under tight security measures on Thursday, an official said.
As many as 183 candidates – 164 from 12 political parties, including four women nominees and 19 Independent aspirants are in the fray.
Elections were held for 59 Assembly seats on February 27. The Akuluto seat has been won uncontested by BJP nominee Kazheto Kinimi.
Counting of votes begins for 60 seats in Tripura
Agartala : Counting of votes polled in the 60 assembly seats in Tripura on February 16 began at 8 am on Thursday amid tight security arrangements, a senior election official said.
A triangular contest is being witnessed between the alliances of BJP-IPFT, and Left Front-Congress, and Tipra Motha, a new outfit floated by former royal scion Pradyot Manikya Debbarma.
A total of 25,000 security personnel have been deployed in Tripura to maintain law and order.
Counting of votes begins in Meghalaya
Shillong : Counting of votes began in Meghalaya at 8 am on Thursday amid tight security, a senior election official said.
Votes polled in 59 of the 60 assembly constituencies of the state on February 27 are being counted at 13 centres across the state. Polling in Sohiong seat was adjourned due to the death of a candidate.
Twenty-two companies of central paramilitary forces have been deployed to guard the counting centres, Chief Electoral Officer F R Kharkongor told