Salhoutuonuo Kruse became the first woman minister of Nagaland.

  • Salhoutuonuo Kruse created history on 7 March by becoming the first woman minister of Nagaland.
  • NDPP candidate Salhoutuonuo Kruse defeated independent candidate Kenizhakho Nakhro by just seven votes.
  • Besides Kruse, another NDPP candidate Hekani Jakhlu from Dimapur-III constituency also won the 27 February elections to the 60-member assembly. The results of the election were declared on 2 March.
  • Kruse completed his Pre-University in 1986 from Kohima College. She owns a private school in Chumoukedima district of Nagaland.
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