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Massive win for NDPP in by-poll for lone Lok Sabha seat in Nagaland

The Nationalist Democratic People’s party (NDPP) has won the Lok Sabha by-polls to the lone Lok Sabha seat from Nagaland. NDPP candidate Tokheho Yepthomi has won the by-poll to the

The Nationalist Democratic People’s party (NDPP) has won the Lok Sabha by-polls to the lone Lok Sabha seat from Nagaland.

NDPP candidate Tokheho Yepthomi has won the by-poll to the lone Lok Sabha seat by a humongous margin of over one lakh seventy thousand votes.

Meanwhile, NDPP party officials including Chief Minister Nephieu Rio, Deputy Chief Minister Y Patton and Speaker Vikho-o Yhoshu have arrived at Hotel Vivor in Kohima, where the party has organised a programme to felicitate Tokheho Yepthomi for his win in the by-polls.

Yepthomi won a total of five lakh ninety four thousand two hundred and four votes to defeat NPF candidate C Apok Jamir who managed to bag only a total of four lakh twenty thousand four hundred and ninety five votes.

First Published: 31st May, 2018 20:05 IST

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