Indian general election, 2014 (Nagaland)

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Indian general election in Nagaland, 2014
India
← 2009 9 April

1 seat
  First party
 
Leader Neiphiu Rio
Party NPF
Seats won 1

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The Indian general election, 2014 polls in Nagaland for Lok Sabha (lower house) seats were held in a single phase on 9 April 2014.[1] As of 10 February 2014 the total voter strength of Nagaland was 1,174,663.[2]

The main political parties in Nagaland were Nagaland Peoples Front (NPF) and Indian National Congress (INC).

Despite threats from insurgent militant groups in Northeast India, people turned out in large numbers for voting.[3][4] Voters turnout in Nagaland was more than 87% which was highest in entire India.[5]

Opinion polling[edit]

Conducted in Month(s) Ref Polling Organisation/Agency
NPF Others
Aug–Oct 2013 [6] Times Now-India TV-CVoter 1 0
Jan–Feb 2014 [7] Times Now-India TV-CVoter 1 0

Election schedule[edit]

Constituency wise Election schedule are given below[1]

Polling Day Phase Date Constituencies Voting Percentage
1 2 9 April Nagaland 82.5[8]

Results[edit]

The results of the elections will be declared on 16 May 2014.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "General Elections – 2014 : Schedule of Elections" (PDF). 5 March 2014. Retrieved 5 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Nagaland General (Lok Sabha) Elections 2014". Maps of India. Retrieved 10 April 2014. 
  3. ^ http://www.idsa.in/idsacomments/ThreatofIslamicterrorloomslargeoverAssam_RBhattacharjee_121114.html
  4. ^ http://www.ummid.com/news/2014/March/03.03.2014/ls-polls-prospects-of-ten-partes.html
  5. ^ "State-Wise Voter Turnout in General Election 2014". Election Commission of India. Government of India. Press Information Bureau. 21 May 2014. Archived from the original on 9 September 2014. Retrieved 7 April 2015. 
  6. ^ "Congress 102, BJP 162; UPA 117, NDA 186: C-Voter Poll". Outlook. Retrieved 17 October 2013. 
  7. ^ "India TV-C Voter projection: Big gains for BJP in UP, Bihar; NDA may be 45 short of magic mark". Indiatv. Retrieved 13 February 2013. 
  8. ^ "Huge turnout in Lok Sabha polls in 4 northeast states". Hindustan Times. IANS. 9 April 2014. Retrieved 10 April 2014.