Election Commission of Nagaland
Nagaland has a unicameral legislature which means that there is only a single Legislative Assembly called Vidhan Sabha. Nagaland has only a single member in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha as it is sparsely populated state.
History of Nagaland Election Commission
The 73rd and 74th Amendments of Constitution of India states that there should be an Election Commission in every state to carry out the election process. The State Election Commission of Nagaland is responsible for conducting unbiased and safe elections within the state.
Earlier Nagaland was the part of Assam. Later the Naga people demanded for a separate state which led to the formation of Nagaland.
Chief Electoral Commissioner of Nagaland
The current Chief Electoral Commissioner of Nagaland is Shri. Sentiyanger Imchen. He was elected on March 30, 2013. He is a post graduate who was an IAS officer from the Nagaland Cadre.
The State Election Commission of Nagaland has several officers to carry out its electoral duties and activities in the state. The names of the officers are as follows:
Chief Electoral Officer: Shri Sentiyanger Imchen
Joint Chief Electoral Officer: Shri N. Moa Aier
Asst. Chief Electoral Officer: Shri Ruokuovituo Khezhie
DEO, Dimapur: Smt. N. Hushili Sema
DEO, Peren: Shri Senti Ao
DEO, Kohima: Shri W. Honje Konyak
DEO, Pughoboto: Shri Peter Lichamo
DEO, Phek: Shri Anoop Khinchi
DEO, Mokokchung: Smt. Murohu Chotso
DEO, Zunheboto: Shri Govind Jaiswal
DEO, Wokha: Shri Vyasan R.
DEO, Mon: Smt Angau I. Thou
DEO, Longleng: Shri K. Libanthung Lotha
DEO, Tuensang: Shri T. Mhabemo Yanthan
DEO, Kiphire: Shri Kesonyu Yhome
Contact information and Address
Office of The Chief Electoral Officer
D-Block, Kohima 797001, Nagaland
Phone:0370- 2290456, 2290458
Email :[email protected]