Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party

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Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party
Facta Non Verba
Abbreviation NDPP
Leader Neiphiu Rio
President Chingwang Konyak
Chairperson Chingwang Konyak
Secretary-General Abu Metha
Lok Sabha leader Tokheho Yepthomi
Founder Chingwang Konyak
Founded October 2017 (1 year ago) (2017-10)
Preceded by Democratic Progressive Party
Headquarters H/No:155 (1), Ward No.4, Chumukedima, Dimapur, Nagaland, India - 797103
Ideology Regionalism
Colours White, Red, Black
ECI Status State Party
Alliance NDA (2018-present)
National convener Neiphiu Rio
Seats in Lok Sabha
1 / 545
[1](currently 530 members + 1 Speaker)
Seats in Nagaland Legislative Assembly
17 / 60

Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) is a regional political party in the Indian state of Nagaland. Chingwang Konyak is the president of NDPP.[2]The symbol of the party is Globe.

In October 2017, Democratic Progressive Party was renamed as Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party. The party was formed by Naga People's Front rebels who supports former Chief Minister of Nagaland Neiphiu Rio.[3][4]

In January 2018, former Chief Minister of Nagaland Neiphiu Rio joined the party after the Naga People's Front broke its ties with the Bharatiya Janata Party for 2018 Nagaland Legislative Assembly election.[5] The NDPP is now in alliance with the BJP.[6] Within the same month, 10 NPF MLAs quit the party and began negotiations with the NDPP.[7]

In the 2018 Nagaland Legislative Assembly election, the NDPP won 18 seats with 2,53,090 votes and 25.20 % vote share.

On 22 September 2018, Imtikumzuk Longkumer NDPP Member of Nagaland Legislative Assembly from Aonglenden constituency died.[8]


  1. ^ "Members: Lok Sabha". Lok Sabha Secretariat. Retrieved 19 October 2018.
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  3. ^ New Nagaland party formed
  4. ^ Nagaland’s 2nd regional political party named as Democratic Progressive Party launches
  5. ^ Former Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio says he quit NPF after party severed ties with BJP, will join newly-floated NDPP
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