Yanthungo Patton
Deputy Chief Minister of Nagaland
Assumed office
9 March 2018
serving with T. R. Zeliang since March 2023
Chief MinisterNeiphiu Rio
  • Home affairs
Member of Nagaland Legislative Assembly
Assumed office
3 March 2018
Chief MinisterNeiphiu Rio
Personal details
Born (1957-01-01) 1 January 1957 (age 67)
Riphyim, Naga Hills District (Now in Wokha District, Nagaland, India)
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
CabinetGovernment of Nagaland

Yanthungo Patton, also known as Y. Patton, is an Indian politician from Nagaland and current Deputy Chief 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] He is also the BJP Legislature Party (BLP) leader in the state assembly.[3]

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![4]


  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. ^ "Nagaland: Y Patton to hold post of Deputy CM of State". newsonair.gov.in. Retrieved 31 October 2023.
  4. ^ Yanthungo Patton [@YanthungoPatton] (5 December 2021). "Oting's (Mon) disturbing and tragic incident..." (Tweet). Retrieved 27 January 2022 – via Twitter.