NE polls: NPF retains power in Nagaland
Agartala, Feb 28 : While the Left Front under the chief ministership of Manik Sarkar retained power for fifth straight term in Tripura by winning the Assembly polls by a huge margin, the ruling Naga People's Front (NPF) registered victory with an absolute majority in Nagaland as counting of votes of the Assembly elections held in three northeastern states, including Meghalaya, were held on Thursday.
The Congress emerged as the single largest party in Meghalaya.
In Tripura, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) led Left Front has won 50 seats in the 60-member Assembly.
The Congress has won 10 seats.
In Meghalaya, the Congress-UDP coalition has won 37 seats. The Congress has won 29 seats while the UDP has clinched 8.
The NPF has won 37 seats in the 60-member Nagaland Assembly.
The Congress has won 8 seats.
The Assembly polls in Tripura was held on Feb 14.
Polling to elect a new Assemblies in Meghalaya and Nagaland was held on Feb 23.