Did the Northeastern States vote for their youth?

Nagaland, Tripura and Meghalaya Assembly Elections 2023

Mar 11, 2023

Take a look at an analysis of the elections held in three Northeastern states in February 2023 with YIF's Election Watch.

Three states in the Northeast - Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura elected their state assembly representatives in 2023. Nagaland's Assembly has an average age of 47 years while the state's population average is 22 years. The new 60 member body welcomes its first female representatives with Hekhani Jakhalu and Salhoutuonuo Kruse serving as members of the Nagaland State Assembly. Benei M. Lamthiu, aged 40, from the Naga People's Front, is the youngest MLA in the assembly while Noke Wangnaofrom the National Democratic People's Front is the oldest at age 86. There is an age difference of over four decades between the youngest and oldest members of the Nagaland State Assembly.