1964 elections in India

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Legislative Assembly elections[edit]

Legislative Assembly elections in India were conducted for Nagaland Legislative Assembly and Puducherry Legislative Assembly in 1964.[1][2]


Nagaland was granted the statehood on 1 December 1963, and the first state assembly elections were held on January 10–16, 1964.[3] Naga Nationalist Organization (NNO) won 33 out of 46 seats in the Legislative Assembly. The National Democratic Party (NDP) won 11 seats in the Legislative Assembly.[1][4]

Valid votes62,17599.13
Invalid/blank votes5440.87
Total votes62,719100.00
Registered voters/turnout124,16650.51
Source: ECI[5]


Elections to the Legislative Assembly of the Indian Union Territory of Pondicherry took place on 23 August 1964.[6] These were the first Legislative Assembly elections after the formation of the new Union Territory.[7] 21 seats were won by Indian National Congress while rest of the seats were won by Independents and others.[2]

The results of 1964 election were summarized below:[8]:38

Parties and Coalitions Won Votes Vote % Change
  Indian National Congress 22[note 1] 91,338 54.3 Increase1
  People's Front 4 30,495 31.6 Decrease9
  Independents 4 46,218 27.5 Decrease1
  1. One candidate elected uncontested

See also[edit]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Statistical Report on General Election, 1964 : To the Legislative Assembly of Nagaland" (PDF). Election Commission of India. Retrieved 3 October 2018.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Statistical Report on General Election, 1964 : To the Legislative Assembly of Pondicherry" (PDF). Election Commission of India. Retrieved 3 October 2018.
  3. "1st General Election to the Legislative Assembly, Nagaland". Government of Nagaland. 1964. Archived from the original on 3 October 2018. Retrieved 3 October 2018.
  4. "17. India/Nagas (1947–present)". University of Central Arkansas. Retrieved 3 October 2018.
  5. "Statistical Report on General Election, 1964 to the Legislative Assembly of Nagaland". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 22 July 2021.
  6. Rahman, S. A. The Beautiful India. Pondicherry. New Delhi: Reference Press, 2006. pp. 138–139
  7. Das, Manoj. Pondicherry. New Delhi: Publications Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Govt. of India, 1976. p. 20
  8. The Story of Congress Pilgrimage: 1964–1970. 1990. ISBN 9788185355528. {{cite book}}: |work= ignored (help)

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