Nagaland Election 2023 Live Update From Ground Zero: 84.69% Voter Turnout Till 5 Pm; 3 Injured In Poll Violence - Eastern Mirror
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Nagaland election 2023 live update from ground zero: 84.69% voter turnout till 5 pm; 3 injured in poll violence

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By Eastern Mirror Updated: Feb 27, 2023 11:24 am

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Voters form a serpentine queue at GPS-A polling station, Khulazu Basa Village under Chozuba Assembly Constituency in Phek district, to cast their votes on Monday.

UPDATE at 7.50 pm: Voter turnout at 5 pm was 84.69%.

Here is voter turnout trend in 16 districts and sub-divisions of Nagaland till 5 pm:

Chumoukedima – 77.09%

Dimapur – 78.00%

Kiphire – 85.96%

Kohima – 77.61%

Longleng – 90.26%

Mokokchung – 86.28%

Mon – 92.59%

Noklak – 89.20%

Peren – 80.84%

Phek – 83.53%

Pughoboto – 92.11%

Shamator – 86.00%

Tseminyu – 91.29%

Tuensang – 82.60%

Wokha – 89.65%

Zunheboto – 86.20%

UPDATE at 3.00 pm: Voter turnout at 3 pm was 75.49%.

Here is voting trend in 16 districts and sub-divisions of Nagaland till 3 pm:

Chumoukedima – 69.04%
Dimapur – 67.64%
Kiphire – 80.90%
Kohima – 71.94%
Longleng – 66.05%
Mokokchung – 76.68%
Mon – 85.82%
Noklak – 79.28%
Peren – 70.15%
Phek – 68.30%
Pughoboto – 78.27%
Shamator – 75.00%
Tseminyu – 83.94%
Tuensang – 74.67%
Wokha – 81.60%
Zunheboto – 77.76%

UPDATE at 2.30 pm: Three injured in poll violence in Wokha

At least three people were reportedly injured when the NPF supporters allegedly fired at a polling station at Old Akuk village under 40 AC Bhandari, Wokha district, during the first hour of polling.

The injured persons were taken to Wokha for further medical treatment, sources said.

Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu and his wife cast their votes as polling began in the state on Monday.

UPDATE at 9.50 am: Nagaland recorded 15.76% voter turnout as of 9 am, two hours after the voting began on Monday, according to ECI update.

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Voters queuing to cast their votes at Polling Stations – B Wing and C Wing in Thenyizumi village under 18 Chozuba AC in Phek district. (EM Images)

Here is voting trend in 16 districts and sub-divisions of Nagaland at 9 am:

Chumoukedima – 17.59%

Dimapur – 14. 45%

Kiphire – 9.71%

Kohima – 20.12%

Longleng – 11.93%

Mokokchung – 11.77%

Mon- 21.27%

Noklak – 10.33%

Peren – 15.91%

Phek – 20.37%

Pughoboto – 25.06%

Shamator – 16.00%

Tesminyu – 19.72%

Tuensang – 13.30%

Wokha – 7.85%

Zunheboto – 7.59%

KOHIMA, NAGALAND — Polling for the 14th Nagaland Legislative Assembly (NLA) has begun in 2,315 polling stations — 351 urban and 1734 rural – across 16 districts amid tight security.

The voting, which began at 7 am today, will end at 4 pm.

Polling is being held elect 59 legislators in the 60-member Assembly, as the candidate in 31 Akuluto Assembly Constituency has been declared elected unopposed.

As many as 183 candidates from 12 political parties, NDPP- 40 seats, BJP- 20, CPI- 1, INC- 23, NCP- 12, NPP- 12, NPF- 22, RPP- 1, JD(U)- 1, LJP (RV)- 15, RPI (A)- 9 and RJD- 3; and 19 Independent candidates are in the fray for this election.

A total of 1317632 electors including 661489 male voters, 656143 female voters, 7982 service voters, and over 30,000 first-time voters are eligible to cast their vote in Nagaland.

720 polling stations had been identified as vulnerable and 777 critical as on February, a day before the polling began. However, this can change according to the situation.

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Polling underway at Diphupar ground for Ghaspani-I AC on Monday morning. (EM Images)
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Polling underway at Diphupar ground for Ghaspani-I AC on Monday morning. (EM Images)
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Polling underway at Diphupar ground for Ghaspani-I AC on Monday morning. (EM Images)

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By Eastern Mirror Updated: Feb 27, 2023 11:24:59 am
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