Assembly by-polls: Counting in Nagaland, Manipur begins

Counting started at 8 am in all the four constituencies of Manipur and two constituencies of Nagaland.
Assembly by-polls: Counting in Nagaland, Manipur begins

The ruling BJP has contested in three seats and supported an independent candidate in Lilong, while the Congress has fielded its nominees in all the four constituencies.

In Wangoi seat, the National People's Party (NPP), a partner of the BJP-led ruling coalition in the state, has fielded its candidate against the Congress and the saffron party.

The Congress, which had won a total of 28 seats to emerge as the single largest party in the 60-member Manipur assembly after the 2017 polls, has seen members deserting the party from time to time. The state now has a BJP-led government.

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