Nagaland Legislative Assembly

Nagaland Legislative Assembly is the unicameral legislature of the Indian state of Nagaland. Nagaland became a state of India on 1 December 1963 and after election in January 1964, the first Nagaland Legislative Assembly was formed on 11 February 1964.[citation needed] In 1974, the strength of the Nagaland Legislative Assembly was increased to the present strength of 60 members.[1]

Legislative Assembly of Nagaland
Coat of arms or logo
Term limits
5 years
since 30 December 2019
Deputy Speaker
Sharingain Longkumer, NDPP
since 6 August 2019
Leader of the House
(Chief Minister)
Deputy Leader of the House
(Deputy Chief Minister)
Leader of the Opposition
India Nagaland Legislative Assembly as of March 2020.svg
Political groups
Government (33)
  •      NDPP (20)
  •      BJP (13)

Opposition (26)

  •      NPF (26)

Vacant (1)

  •      Vacant (1)
First past the post
Last election
27 February 2018
Meeting place
Nagaland Legislative Assembly, Kohima, Nagaland, India-797001.
Nagaland Legislative Assembly

There is no nominated member in the House, all the members are elected on the basis of adult franchise from single-seat constituencies. The normal tenure of the House is five years unless dissolved sooner. The seat of the Legislative Assembly is Kohima, the capital of Nagaland.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Nagaland

Further readingEdit

  • Murry, Khochamo Chonzamo (2007). Naga Legislative Assembly and its Speakers, New Delhi: Mittal Publications, ISBN 81-8324-126-3

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