Legislative Assembly of Nagaland
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Term limits
5 years
Seats60
Elections
First past the post
Last election
27 February 2018
Next election
2023
Meeting place
Nagaland Legislative Assembly, Kohima, Nagaland, India-797001.
Website
Nagaland Legislative Assembly
Assembly constituencies of Nagaland
Assembly constituencies of Nagaland

The Nagaland Legislative Assembly is the unicameral legislature of the Indian state of Nagaland.

The seat of the Legislative Assembly is at Kohima, the capital of the state. The term of the Legislative Assembly is five years, unless dissolved earlier. Presently, it comprises 60 members who are directly elected from single-seat constituencies.

History

Nagaland became a state of India on 1 December 1963, and after elections in January, 1964, the first Nagaland Legislative Assembly was formed, on 11 February 1964. In 1974, the strength of the Legislative assembly was increased from 40, to the present strength of 60 members.[1][2]

List of constituencies

No. Constituency Reserved District Lok Sabha
Constituency
Electors (2018) [3]
1 Dimapur-I None Dimapur Nagaland 22,808
2 Dimapur-II ST 52,179
3 Dimapur-III Chümoukedima 33,223
4 Ghaspani-1 Chümoukedima and Niuland 66,259
5 Ghaspani-2 Chümoukedima 26,455
6 Tenning Peren 26,619
7 Peren 29,168
8 Western Angami Kohima 16,909
9 Kohima Town 31,641
10 Northern Angami-I 17,047
11 Northern Angami II 19,089[a][4]
12 Tseminyü Tseminyü 24,411
13 Pughoboto Zünheboto 13,416
14 Southern Angami I Kohima 13,394
15 Southern Angami II 17,504
16 Pfütsero Phek 20,622
17 Chizami 17,084
18 Chozuba 24,803
19 Phek 21,068
20 Meluri 17,989
21 Tuli Mokokchung 17,384
22 Arkakong 16,379
23 Impur 10,178
24 Angetyongpang 15,566
25 Mongoya 16,014
26 Aonglenden 12,132
27 Mokokchung Town 7,179
28 Koridang 17,357
29 Jangpetkong 11,277
30 Alongtaki 14,407
31 Akuluto Zünheboto 10,014
32 Atoizu 15,594
33 Suruhoto 14,977
34 Aghunato 14,881
35 Zünheboto 20,621
36 Satakha 16,189
37 Tyüi Wokha 22,695
38 Wokha 31,361
39 Sanis 22,357
40 Bhandari 25,876
41 Tizit Mon 18,127
42 Wakching 14,892
43 Tapi 12,322
44 Phomching 16,513
45 Tehok 11,640
46 Mon Town 18,159
47 Aboi 11,921
48 Moka 16,141
49 Tamlu Longleng 16,444
50 Longleng 25,211
51 Noksen Tuensang 11,643
52 Longkhim Chare 21,129
53 Tuensang Sadar-1 21,605
54 Tuensang Sadar-2 15,102
55 Tobu Mon 18,637
56 Noklak Noklak 15,561
57 Thonoknyu 18,484
58 Shamator Chessore Shamator 17,363
59 Seyochung Sitimi Kiphire 21,744
60 Pungro Kiphire 28,757

Notes

  1. ^ Number of electors as of the 2013 election

References

  1. ^ Nagaland legislativebodiesinindia.nic.in.
  2. ^ List of Nagaland Assembly Constituencies
  3. ^ "Nagaland General Legislative Election 2018 - Nagaland - Election Commission of India". eci.gov.in. Retrieved 29 December 2020.
  4. ^ "Nagaland 2013 - Nagaland". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 3 February 2021.