1984 Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly election

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1984 Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly election

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All 30 seats in the Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly
16 seats needed for a majority
  Majority party Minority party
Leader Gegong Apang
Party INC People's Party of Arunachal
Last election 13
Seats won 21 4
Seat change Increase8 Increase4

Chief Minister before election

Gegong Apang
Indian National Congress

Chief Minister

Gegong Apang
Indian National Congress

The third Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly election was held in 1984. [1] Indian National Congress (INC) won 21 seats out of 30 seats, while the People's Party of Arunachal (PPA) won four seats and independent candidates won four seats. Gegong Apang was sworn in as Chief Minister.[2]

The election was held in 1,127 different polling stations and the average number of electors per polling station was 283. 28 men and 2 women were successful candidates.


Number of valid votes 2,24,717
Number of rejected votes 12,868 ( 5.42% of Total Votes Polled)


India Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly 1984.svg
PArty [1] Contested Won FD Votes % Seats%
BJP 6 1 0 17,283 7.69% 29.45%
INC 30 21 1 96791 43.07% 43.07%
JNP 3 0 3 845 0.38% 3.03%
PPA 13 4 1 34910 15.54% 36.74%
Independents 63 4 40 74888 33.33% 42.15%
Total 115 30 45 224717

Elected Members[edit]

Constituency Reserved for
Member Party
Tawang I None Karma Wangchu Indian National Congress
Tawang Ii None Tsering Tashi Indian National Congress
Dirang- Kalaktong None R.k. Khrimey Independent
Bomdila None Japu Deru People's Party of Arunachal
Seppa None Nyari Welli Indian National Congress
Chayangtajo None Kameng Dolo Indian National Congress
Koloriang None Chera Talo (uncontested) Indian National Congress
Nyapin Palim None Tadar Tang Indian National Congress
Doimukh-sagalee None Techi Takar Indian National Congress
Ziro None Gyati Taka Indian National Congress
Riga-tali None Boa Tamo Indian National Congress
Daporijo ST Tadak Dulom Indian National Congress
Daksing-taliha ST Punji Mara Indian National Congress
Machuka None Tadik Chije Independent
Along North None Lijum Ronya Bharatiya Janata Party
Along South None Doi Ado People's Party of Arunachal
Basar None Todak Basar Indian National Congress
Pasighat None Tapum Jamoh People's Party of Arunachal
Yingkiong-pangin None Geogong Apang Indian National Congress
Meriang-mebo None Bakin Pertin People's Party of Arunachal
Anini None Tade Tacho Indian National Congress
Roing None Mukut Mithi Indian National Congress
Namsai Chowkham None C.p. Namshoom Independent
Tezu Hayuliang None Khapriso Krong Indian National Congress
Noadihing Nampong None Kamoli Mossang Independent
Changlang None Tengam Ngemu Indian National Congress
Khonsa South None T.l. Rajkumar Indian National Congress
Khonsa North None Kapchen Rajkumar Indian National Congress
Niausa Kanubari None Noksong Boham Indian National Congress
Pongchou Wakka None Hejam Ponglaham Indian National Congress


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Arunachal Pradesh Election results, 1984". Archived from the original on 2019-05-15.
  2. Ranjana Arora; Verinder Grover, eds. (1996). Encyclopaedia of India and Her States: North-East India, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura. Deep & Deep. p. 101.