Democratic Alliance of Nagaland

The Democratic Alliance of Nagaland is a state level coalition of political parties in Nagaland. It headed the Nagaland government with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). It is formed in 2003 after Nagaland Legislative Assembly election with Naga People's Front (NPF) and BJP.[1] The alliance is in power in Nagaland since 2003.[2]

Nagaland Democratic Alliance
FounderNationalist Democratic Progressive Party
Founded2018
IdeologyRegionalism
Seats in Nagaland Legislative Assembly
34 / 60

Present Members and Seats in Nagaland AssemblyEdit

No Party Current No. of MLAs in Nagaland Assembly
1 Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party 21
2 Bharatiya Janata Party 12
3 Independent 1
- Total 34

Chief MinistersEdit

No Name Term of office[3] Party Days in office
1 Neiphiu Rio 6 March 2003 3 January 2008 Nagaland People's Front 1767 days
(1) Neiphiu Rio 12 March 2008 24 May 2014 2264 days
2 T. R. Zeliang 24 May 2014 22 February 2017 1005 days
3 Shurhozelie Liezietsu 22 February 2017 19 July 2017 1447 days
(1) T. R. Zeliang 19 July 2017 08 March 2018 1005 days

Indian general election, 2014Edit

Chief Minister of Nagaland that time, Neiphiu Rio has been chosen as the candidate of Democratic Alliance of Nagaland's for the lone Lok Sabha constituency of the state.[4] Rio defeated closest Indian National Congress rival K.V. Pusa by 4,00,225 votes, which is the second highest winning margin after Narendra Modi in the country.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "DAN to stake claim in Nagaland". Rediff.com. 2 March 2003. Retrieved 21 August 2014.
  2. ^ "Naga People's Front secures absolute majority in Assembly polls, set to form third consecutive government". India Today. PTI. 28 February 2013. Retrieved 21 August 2014.
  3. ^ "General Information, Nagaland". Information & Public Relations department, Nagaland government. Archived from the original on 2015-05-08. Retrieved 2014-08-21.
  4. ^ "Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio to be DAN candidate for lone Lok Sabha seat". IBNLive. 20 February 2014. Retrieved 21 August 2014.
  5. ^ "Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio resigns along with his Council of Ministers". The Hindu. 23 May 2014. Retrieved 21 August 2014.

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