BJP Secures Victory in Key Northeastern Assembly Seats

Wangling Lowangdong of the BJP clinched the Borduria-Bogapani seat by defeating Jowang Hosai of the NCP by 1,452 votes. Meanwhile, Hamjong Tangha secured the Changlang South seat for the BJP by beating Timpu Ngemu of the National People's Party by 1,482 votes. The BJP previously secured 10 seats unopposed.


PTI | Itanagar | Updated: 02-06-2024 10:39 IST | Created: 02-06-2024 10:39 IST
BJP Secures Victory in Key Northeastern Assembly Seats
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Wangling Lowangdong of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won the Borduria-Bogapani seat, defeating his nearest rival, Jowang Hosai of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), by a margin of 1,452 votes, according to the Election Commission of India.

The counting of votes for 50 assembly seats in the northeastern state began at 6 am on Sunday. Lowangdong previously held the seat in 2019 on a Congress ticket but joined the saffron party ahead of the polls.

In another victory for the BJP, candidate Hamjong Tangha won the Changlang South seat by defeating Timpu Ngemu of the National People's Party (NPP) by 1,482 votes. The BJP had already secured 10 seats unopposed in the 60-member assembly, which held elections simultaneously with the Lok Sabha polls on April 19.

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