The counting of votes in northeastern states of Tripura, Meghalaya, and Nagaland starts today, at 8 am. Meghalaya and Nagaland underwent state assembly elections on 27th February, whereas, Tripura voted for a new state government on 16th February. A total of 89.95 percent of the total voters showed up for voting in Tripura. A clean sweep of Bharitya Janata Party- BJP in the northeastern state of Tripura is almost final. First ballot votes are counted. Elections were held for a total of 180 seats with 60 seats each in these three states.
According to the information received so far, BJP is leading in 30 seats in Tripura. Left 15, TMC 13, others leading in 2 seats. The magic mark here is only 31. Meanwhile, NPP led by Conrad Sangma is moving towards power in the Meghalaya. While that party is leading in 21 seats, Congress is leading with 6, BJP with 5 and others are leading with 27 seats.
In Tripura, Bharitya Janata Party- BJP alliance is predicted to win 36 seats, whereas the Left Front will remain limited only to 6-11 seats.
NDPP-BJP alliance is leading in Nagaland. According to the information received, while the party is leading in 37 seats, it has won in 1 seat. NPF 3, Congress 2, others leading in 18 seats.
Exit polls predict that the BJP alliance will come to power in Tripura and Nagaland, while NPP will win power in Meghalaya.