Conrad Sangma, Neiphiu Rio: All about Meghalaya and Nagaland CMs who returned to power

Produced by: Basudha Das 
Designed by: Pragati

The NPP-led alliance, with 45 MLAs supporting it, including two from the BJP, formed the government in Meghalaya. Conrad K Sangma is the leader of the National People's Party coalition.

NPP coalition in Meghalaya

In Meghalaya, Conrad K Sangma's party won 26 seats in the February 27 elections. Sangma was sworn in as the chief minister for a second consecutive term. 

Meghalaya CM Conrad
K Sangma

Conrad Sangma won from South Tura (ST) of Meghalaya by securing 13,342 with a vote share of 52.04%. His nearest rival, Bernard N Marak of the Bharatiya Janata Party, got 8,326 votes.

New Chief Minister
of Meghalaya

Conrad K Sangma declared that he has moveable assets worth Rs 4.47 crore and immovable assets worth Rs 9.59 crore.

Conrad K Sangma:
Net worth

In Nagaland, Neiphiu Rio took over as the chief minister for the fifth term. He's the only Nagaland CM to have served three consecutive terms and also win five consecutive terms as MLA.

Nagaland Chief Minister
Neiphiu Rio

Neiphiu Rio started his career with the erstwhile regional party United Democratic Front. He was first elected to Nagaland Legislative Assembly as a Congress candidate in 1989.

Who is Neiphiu Rio

In 2003, Neiphiu Rio joined Naga People's Front and joined hands with the state BJP to form the Democratic Alliance of Nagaland.

Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio

Before the elections, Neiphiu Rio said he has assets worth Rs 46.95 crore. He has movable assets worth Rs 15.99 crore and immovable assets worth Rs 30.96 crore.

Neiphiu Rio's net worth

Neiphiu Rio won from the Northern Angami-II seat in 2023 with 17,045 votes while his rival Congress' Syievilie Sachu received 1,221 votes. 

Neiphiu Rio constituency

History was scripted in Nagaland when the state elected its first women legislators - Hekhani Jakhalu and Salhoutuonuo Kruse - in its 60 years of statehood.   

Nagaland Cabinet:
First women legislators

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