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5 facts about past elections in Tripura, Nagaland and Meghalaya

Buoyed by formation of governments in Assam, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh, BJP is making a bid to expand its footprints in the region.

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The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has had a minimum presence in the state of Tripura.
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The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has had a minimum presence in the state of Tripura.

However, buoyed by formation of governments in Assam, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh, BJP is making a bid to expand its footprints in the region.
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However, buoyed by formation of governments in Assam, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh, BJP is making a bid to expand its footprints in the region.

BJP has now emerged as a strong contender in all the three states. Two exit polls have predicted that the party would dethrone the 25-year-old Left Front government in Tripura and consolidate its position in the other two states.
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BJP has now emerged as a strong contender in all the three states. Two exit polls have predicted that the party would dethrone the 25-year-old Left Front government in Tripura and consolidate its position in the other two states.

Congress has been ruling Meghalaya for 10 years, the Naga People's Front (NFP) has been in power in Nagaland since 2003, except for a three-month period when the President's Rule was implemented in the state in 2008.
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Congress has been ruling Meghalaya for 10 years, the Naga People's Front (NFP) has been in power in Nagaland since 2003, except for a three-month period when the President's Rule was implemented in the state in 2008.

While Tripura went to the polls on February 18, elections were held in Nagaland and Meghalaya on February 27.
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While Tripura went to the polls on February 18, elections were held in Nagaland and Meghalaya on February 27.

First Published on Mar 2, 2018 08:33 pm
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