With General Elections due in the country next year, state elections have acquired an added edge. Each election has wider national ramifications and is likely to feed into the political momentum going into the General elections. The assembly elections in the three Northeast states – Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland – are no different. As these draw to a close, both BJP and Congress would be keen on doing well in the region and leverage these wins in the 2019 Lok Sabha election. News18 India and CNN-News18 have both lined up extensive day long programming to bring the latest updates for and discuss the results of these elections from latest trends and updates to the final seat tally.
The coverage on News18 India will be led by Deputy Managing Editors- Kishore Ajwani and Sumit Awasthi & Executive Editor- Amish Devgan who will be joined by veteran political journalists like Ram Kripal Singh and Shesh Narayan Singh amongst others. On CNN-News18, Executive Editor Bhupendra Chaubey and Political Editor Marya Shakil will be joined by a panel of renowned political and social commentators including Vir Sanghvi, Ajoy Bose, Swapan Dasgupta, Bano Haralu, Sunir Bhowmik and Karma Paljor.
Catch the latest happenings throughout the day on 3rd March 2018 from 6.30 AM on News18 India and from 8 AM on CNN-News18.