Yanthungo Patton
The Nagaland Home Minister, Shri Yanthungo Patton meeting the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir, in New Delhi on November 09, 2016 (cropped).jpg
Deputy Chief Minister of Nagaland
Assumed office
9 March 2018
Chief MinisterNeiphiu Rio
  • Home affairs
Preceded bypost established
Member of Nagaland Legislative Assembly
Assumed office
3 March 2018
Chief MinisterNeiphiu Rio
Personal details
BornNagaland, India
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
CabinetGovernment of Nagaland

Yanthungo Patton, also known as Y. Patton, is an Indian politician from Nagaland and the first and current Deputy Chief Minister (as a Home Minister) of the Indian state of Nagaland serving in the NDPP-BJP administration.[1] He is the BJP MLA from Tyüi Assembly Constituency and was Home Minister in the NPF-led government.[2]

On the 2021 Nagaland killings, Patton as the deputy CM of Nagaland tweeted,

Oting's (Mon) disturbing and tragic incident in which civilians were killed will be thoroughly investigated and justice will be served. Condolences to the bereaved families and prayers for the speedy recovery of the injured. In the wake of the tragedy, I urge peace from everyone![3]


  1. ^ Scroll Staff. "Nagaland: Neiphiu Rio takes oath as chief minister, BJP leader Y Patton becomes his deputy". Retrieved 12 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Nagaland: Former Home Minister quits assembly". 11 January 2018. Retrieved 12 March 2018.
  3. ^ Yanthungo Patton [@YanthungoPatton] (4 December 2021). "Oting's (Mon) disturbing and tragic incident..." (Tweet). Retrieved 27 January 2022 – via Twitter.