Nagaland is witnessing polling for its lone Lok Sabha seat and by-election for Aonglenden Assembly seat.
Kohima: Polling is in progress for the lone Lok Sabha seat in Nagaland and by-election to Aonglenden Assembly constituency.
Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Nagaland, Abhijit Sinha, said 21 per cent turnout has been recorded for the Lok Sabha poll and 19 per cent for Aonglenden bypoll till 9 am.
Polling started at 7am and will end at 4pm in both the seats.
Altogether 12,13,777 voters are eligible to exercise their franchise to elect their representaives from among five nominees in the lone Lok Sabha seat.
Deputy Chief Minister Y Patton cast his vote at his native village in Wokha district.
The bypoll to Aonglenden assembly segment is a straight contest between the Congress nominee Alemjongshi Longkumer and Sharingain Longkumer of the ruling NDPP.
The bypoll was necessitated following the death of sitting ruling MLA Imtikumzuk in September last year.
The Aonglenden seat has an electorate of 12,436.