Legislative Assembly elections

Legislative Assembly elections in India were conducted for Nagaland Legislative Assembly and Puducherry Legislative Assembly in 1964.[1][2]


Main article: 1964 Nagaland Legislative Assembly election

Nagaland was granted the statehood on 1 December 1963, and the first state assembly elections were held on January 10–16, 1964.[3] Naga Nationalist Organization (NNO) won 33 out of 46 seats in the Legislative Assembly. The National Democratic Party (NDP) won 11 seats in the Legislative Assembly.[1][4]

Valid votes62,17599.13
Invalid/blank votes5440.87
Total votes62,719100.00
Registered voters/turnout124,16650.51
Source: ECI[5]


Main article: 1964 Pondicherry Legislative Assembly election

Elections to the Legislative Assembly of the Indian Union Territory of Pondicherry took place on 23 August 1964.[6] These were the first Legislative Assembly elections after the formation of the new Union Territory.[7] 21 seats were won by Indian National Congress while rest of the seats were won by Independents and others.[2]

The results of 1964 election were summarized below:[8]: 38 

Parties and Coalitions Won Votes Vote % Change
  Indian National Congress 22[note 1] 91,338 54.3 Increase1
  People's Front 4 30,495 31.6 Decrease9
  Independents 4 46,218 27.5 Decrease1
  1. ^ One candidate elected uncontested

See also


  1. ^ a b "Statistical Report on General Election, 1964 : To the Legislative Assembly of Nagaland" (PDF). Election Commission of India. Retrieved 3 October 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Statistical Report on General Election, 1964 : To the Legislative Assembly of Pondicherry" (PDF). Election Commission of India. Retrieved 3 October 2018.
  3. ^ "1st General Election to the Legislative Assembly, Nagaland". Government of Nagaland. 1964. Archived from the original on 3 October 2018. Retrieved 3 October 2018.
  4. ^ "17. India/Nagas (1947–present)". University of Central Arkansas. Retrieved 3 October 2018.
  5. ^ "Statistical Report on General Election, 1964 to the Legislative Assembly of Nagaland". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 22 July 2021.
  6. ^ Rahman, S. A. The Beautiful India. Pondicherry. New Delhi: Reference Press, 2006. pp. 138–139
  7. ^ Das, Manoj. Pondicherry. New Delhi: Publications Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Govt. of India, 1976. p. 20
  8. ^ The Story of Congress Pilgrimage: 1964–1970. A.M.Zaidi. Vol. 6. Indian Institute of Applied Political Research, New Delhi. 1990. ISBN 9788185355528.