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Lok Sabha Polls 2024: BJP announces seat-sharing strategy for northeast India

Written by  Shefali Kohli -- March 23rd 2024 09:33 AM
Lok Sabha Polls 2024: BJP announces seat-sharing strategy for northeast India

Lok Sabha Polls 2024: BJP announces seat-sharing strategy for northeast India

Lok Sabha Polls 2024: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday announced its support for the Lok Sabha candidates of the Naga People's Front (NPF) in the Outer Manipur Constituency, the National People's Party (NPP) in both the seats of Meghalaya (Shillong and Tura), and the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) in Nagaland for the forthcoming parliamentary elections in 2024.
 
Taking to their X handle, Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh and BJP Co-ordinator of North East, Sambit Patra made the announcement. 

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"Following the decision by BJP under the guidance of JP Nadda, and upholding our alliance principles, I am delighted to share that BJP will lend its support to Lok Sabha Candidates of NPF in the Outer Manipur Constituency for the forthcoming Parliamentary elections in 2024," Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh said in a post on X.

"As per the instructions of the National President of BJP, JP Nadda, I am pleased to inform that BJP will extend its support to Lok Sabha Candidates of NPP in both the seats of Meghalaya (Shillong and Tura), to NPF in the Outer Manipur Constituency and to NDPP in Nagaland in the ensuing Parliamentary elections 2024," Sambit Patra, BJP Co-ordinator of North East said in a post on X.

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In Meghalaya, the election will take place on April 19. Meanwhile, Manipur will witness a two-phase election process. The first phase is scheduled for April 19, followed by the second phase on April 26. Similarly, in Nagaland, voters will cast their ballots on April 19.
 
The Election Commission on March 16, announced the schedule for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

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The polling will be conducted in seven phases across the nation from April 19 to June 1. The counting of votes will be on June 4. 

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(With inputs from agencies)
                

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