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Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party

Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) is a regional political party in the Indian state of Nagaland. Chingwang Konyak is the president of NDPP.[2]The symbol of the party is Globe.

Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party
Facta Non Verba
AbbreviationNDPP
LeaderNeiphiu Rio
PresidentChingwang Konyak
ChairpersonChingwang Konyak
Secretary-GeneralAbu Metha
Lok Sabha leaderTokheho Yepthomi
FounderChingwang Konyak
FoundedOctober 2017 (1 year ago) (2017-10)
Preceded byDemocratic Progressive Party
HeadquartersH/No:155 (1), Ward No.4, Chumukedima, Dimapur, Nagaland, India - 797103
IdeologyRegionalism
ColoursWhite, Red, Black
ECI StatusState Party
AllianceNDA (2018-present)
National convenerNeiphiu Rio
Seats in Lok Sabha
1 / 545
[1](currently 528 members + 1 Speaker)
Seats in Nagaland Legislative Assembly
17 / 60
Website
https://ndpp.co.in/

In October 2017, Democratic Progressive Party was renamed as Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party. The party was formed by Naga People's Front rebels who supports former Chief Minister of Nagaland Neiphiu Rio.[3][4]

In January 2018, former Chief Minister of Nagaland Neiphiu Rio joined the party after the Naga People's Front broke its ties with the Bharatiya Janata Party for 2018 Nagaland Legislative Assembly election.[5] The NDPP is now in alliance with the BJP.[6] Within the same month, 10 NPF MLAs quit the party and began negotiations with the NDPP.[7]

In the 2018 Nagaland Legislative Assembly election, the NDPP won 18 seats with 2,53,090 votes and 25.20 % vote share.

On 22 September 2018, Imtikumzuk Longkumer NDPP Member of Nagaland Legislative Assembly from Aonglenden constituency died.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Members: Lok Sabha". loksabha.nic.in. Lok Sabha Secretariat. Retrieved 7 December 2018.
  2. ^ http://morungexpress.com/democratic-progressive-party-formed-nagaland/
  3. ^ New Nagaland party formed
  4. ^ Nagaland’s 2nd regional political party named as Democratic Progressive Party launches
  5. ^ Former Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio says he quit NPF after party severed ties with BJP, will join newly-floated NDPP
  6. ^ https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/nagaland-assembly-polls-bjp-to-join-hands-with-ndpp/articleshow/62584623.cms
  7. ^ http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/10-npf-mlas-resign-from-party-assembly-in-poll-bound-nagaland-118013001355_1.html
  8. ^ http://www.uniindia.com/nagaland-mla-imtikumzuk-passes-away/states/news/1359054.html

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