Kohima, Feb 17: The Tenning, Peren, Western Angami, Kohima Town, Northern Angami I and Northern Angami II seats of Nagaland Assembly will go to polls on February 27. Stakes are high for the ruling Naga People’s Front (NPF) in Nagaland Assembly elections 2018. It had won Tenning, Peren, Western Angami, Kohima Town, Northern Angami I and Northern Angami II Vidhan Sabha seats in the 2013 elections. Also Read - Nagaland By-election Results: NDPP's Tokheho Yepthomi Wins Lok Sabha Seat Against NPF's C Apok Jamir
To retain Tenning Assembly seat, NPF fielded Namduadi Rangkau Zeliang against Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) candidate Namri Nchang. In Peren, the electoral battle is between NPF candidate Taditui Rangkau Zeliang and NDPP’s Iherie Ndang. The Western Angami seat will see a fight between NPF’s Keneizhakho Nakhro, NDPP candidate Er Kevisekho Kruse and NPP’s Asu Keyho. Also Read - Two candidates file nominations for bypoll to Nagaland LS seat
In Kohima Town Assembly seat, NPF’s Dr Tseilhoutou will fight against NDPP candidate De Neikiesalie Kire to retain the seat. The Northern Angami I seat will witness an electoral battle between NPF candidate Khriehu Liezietsu. In Northern Angami II seat, Nagaland’s tallest politicians and chief ministerial candidate of the NDPP-BJP alliance Neiphiu Rio has been elected unopposed. Also Read - T R Zeliang resigns as Nagaland chief minister
The result of Nagaland Assembly elections 2018 will be declared on March 3.