Manipur Assembly Election 2017


It has been a tough contest in Manipur with Congress just getting ahead of BJP. Congress has won 24 seats, while BJP secured 20 seats in the house of 60. The Naga People's Front has got 4 seats in the elections.


The BJP has formed its first ever government in Manipur though it was not the single largest party in the assembly. The BJP staked its claim and was invited by the governor to form the government. N. Biren Singh is the first-ever Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief minister of Manipur. He took oath on March 15, 2017 along with eight other ministers in Imphal.

Manipur Assembly Election Results 2017

Party Leadings Won
INC - 28
BJP - 21
OTHERS - 9
LEFT+ - 1

Constituency Wise Results

Constituency Winner Runnerup
Khundrakpam Thokchom Lokeshwar Singh (INC ) Thangjam Mohendro Singh (BJP )
Heingang Nongthombam Biren Singh (BJP ) Pangeijam Saratchandra Singh (AITC )
Khurai Leishangthem Susindro Meitei (BJP ) Dr. Ngairangbam Bijoy Singh (INC )
Kshetrigao Nahakpam Indrajit Singh (BJP ) Md. Amin Shah (INC )
Thongju Thongam Biswajit Singh (BJP ) Thokchom Ajit Singh (INC )
Keirao Lourembam Rameshwor Meetei (BJP ) Md. Nasiruddin Khan (IND )
Andro Thounaojam Shyamkumar (INC ) Dr. Nimaichand Luwang (BJP )
Lamlai Ksh. Biren Singh (INC ) Khongbantabam Ibomcha (BJP )
Thangmeiband Khumukcham Joykisan Singh (INC ) Jyotin Waikhom (BJP )
Uripok Yumnam Joykumar Singh (NPP ) Laishram Nandakumar Singh (INC )
Sagolband Rajkumar Imo Singh (INC ) Dr. Khwairakpam Loken Singh (BJP )
Keishamthong Langpoklakpam Jayantakumar Singh (NPP ) Laisom Ibomcha Singh (INC )
Singjamei Yumnam Khemchand Singh (BJP ) Irengbam Hemochandra Singh (INC )
Yaiskul Thokchom Satyabrata Singh (BJP ) Elangbam Chand Singh (INC )
Wangkhei Okram Henry Singh (INC ) Yumkham Erabot Singh (BJP )
Sekmai Heikham Dingo Singh (BJP ) Khwairakpam Devendro Singh (INC )
Lamsang Sorokhaibam Rajen (BJP ) Wangkheimayum Brajabidhu Singh (INC )
Konthoujam Dr. Sapam Ranjan Singh (BJP ) Konthoujam Sharat Singh (INC )
Patsoi Km. Akoijam Mirabai Devi (INC ) Sapam Kunjakeswor Singh Keba (NEIDP )
Langthabal Karam Shyam (LJP ) O. Joy Singh (BJP )
Naoriya Pakhanglakpa Soibam Subhaschandra Singh (BJP ) R.K. Anand (INC )
Wangoi Oinam Lukhoi Singh (INC ) Khuraijam Loken Singh (NPP )
Mayang Imphal Kongkham Robindro Singh (BJP ) Dr. Khukujam Ratankumar Singh (INC )
Nambol Nameirakpam Loken Singh (INC ) Thounaojam Chaoba (BJP )
Oinam Laishram Radhakishore Singh (BJP ) Dr. Irengbam Ibohalbi Singh (INC )
Bishnupur Konthoujam Govindas (INC ) Konthoujam Krishna Kumar Singh (BJP )
Moirang Pukhrem Sharatchandra Singh (BJP ) Mairembam Prithiviraj urf Prithiviraj Singh (INC )
Thanga Tongbram Robindro Singh (AITC ) Moirangthem Asnikumar Singh (BJP )
Kumbi Sanasam Bira Singh (INC ) Ningthoujam Mangi (BJP )
Lilong Muhammad Abdul Nasir (INC ) Y. Antas Khan (IND )
Thoubal Okram Ibobi Singh (INC ) Leitanthem Basanta Singh (BJP )
Wangkhem Keisam Meghachandra Singh (INC ) Yumnam Nabachandra Singh (NEIDP )
Heirok Thokchom Radheshyam Singh (BJP ) Moirangthem Okendro (INC )
Wangjing Tentha Paonam Brojen Singh (INC ) Moirangthem Hemanta (BJP )
Khangabok Surjakumar Okram (INC ) Thokchom Jadumani Singh (BJP )
Wabgai Md. Fajur Rahim (INC ) Dr. Usham Deben Singh (BJP)
Kakching Yengkhom Surchandra Singh (INC ) M. Rameshwar Singh Ramay (BJP )
Hiyanglam Dr. Radheshyam Yumnam (BJP ) Elangbam Dwijamani Singh (INC )
Sugnu Kangujam Ranjit Singh (INC ) Yumnam Jiban Singh (BJP )
Jiribam Ashab Uddin (IND ) Thoudam Debendra Singh (INC )
Chandel Letpao Haokip (NPP ) Ts Warngam (IND )
Tengnoupal D. Korungthang (INC ) Yangkholet Haokip (BJP )
Phungyar K. Leishiyo (NPF ) Somi Awungshi (BJP)
Ukhrul Alfred Kanngam Arthur (INC ) Somatai Shaiza (BJP )
Chingai Khashim Vashum (NPF ) Sword Vashum (BJP )
Saikul Yamthong Haokip (INC ) Chungkhokai Doungel (NCP )
Karong D.D. Thaisii (INC ) R. Yuh Jonathan Tao (BJP )
Mao Losii Dikho (NPF ) Woba Joram (BJP )
Tadubi N. Kayisii (NPP ) M. Francis Ngajokpa (BJP )
Kangpokpi Nemcha Kipgen (BJP ) Kharga Tamang (IND )
Saitu Ngamthang Haokip (INC ) Haokholet Kipgen (BJP )
Tamei Awangbow Newmai (NPF ) Z. Kikhonbou Newmai (BJP )
Tamenglong Samuel Jendai Kamei (BJP ) Janghemlung Panmei (NPF )
Nungba Gaikhangam (INC ) Adim Pamei (BJP )
Tipaimukh Dr. Chaltonlien Amo (INC ) Dr. Lallukhum Fimate (BJP )
Thanlon Vungzagin Valte (BJP ) Chinkholal Thangsing (INC )
Henglep T. Thangzalam Haokip (BJP ) T. Manga Vaiphei (INC )
Churachandpur V. Hangkhanlian (BJP ) Phungzathang Tonsing (NPP )
Saikot T. N. Haokip (INC ) Paokholal Haokip (BJP )
Singhat Ginsuanhau (INC ) Chinlunthang (BJP )

Manipur Assembly Election Schedule 2017

Election Date Count Date
Mar 4(Phase-I)
Mar 8(Phase-II)
Mar 11

The number of voters in Manipur is 17,41,581. Manipur is one of the few states with a 97 % coverage of photo electoral rolls.

The total population of Manipur is 2,721,756. Among them urban population is 822,132 and rural 1,899,624. The total number of voters in Manipur is; 1,736,251, of which 836,499 are male and 899,752 are female. The sex ratio of the state is 992 females for every 1000 males.

Manipur is located in the North-Eastern region of India. It shares its border with Nagaland, Mizoram and Burma and has total area of 22,327 sq km. It comprises of nine districts. Its capital city is Imphal. Manipuri and English along with 29 other dialects are spoken in the state.






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Elections News in Manipur

Gold worth over Rs 3 crore seized in Bengal, Assam; 4 held

    Updated On : Dec 16,2017   9:30 pm
Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) In separate operations in Assam and West Bengal, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized 10.5 kg gold valued at Rs 3 crore in the international market. It was smuggled into India from neighbouring countries, the agency said on Saturday. View More..

Manipur HC asks RIMS to respond to complaints about facilities

    Updated On : Dec 16,2017   3:00 pm
Imphal, Dec 16 (IANS) The Manipur High Court has directed the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Imphal to file an affidavit by December 20 after a post graduate student wrote to the Prime Minister complaining about malfunctioning of equipment and alleged denial of basic healthcare facilities, including medicines, to people. View More..

RSS chief in Tripura, to meet northeastern cadres

    Updated On : Dec 15,2017   8:48 pm
Agartala, Dec 15 (IANS) Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat, who arrived here on Friday, will hold meetings with Sangh members and activists from across the seven northeastern states to strengthen the party in the region with an eye on the upcoming assembly elections, party sources said. View More..

I-League: Neroca register thrilling victory against Chennai City

    Updated On : Dec 15,2017   6:34 pm
Imphal, Dec 15 (IANS) Neroca FC kicked off their home campaign in the I-League with a thrilling 2-1 victory over Chennai City FC on Friday in what was dubbed as a perfect team effort. View More..

Manipur HC orders compensation to 'encounter' victim's family

    Updated On : Dec 15,2017   3:32 pm
Imphal, Dec 15 (IANS) The Manipur High Court has directed the Centre to pay compensation of Rs 7 lakh to the father of a victim of an "encounter" which took place in 2010 in the state. View More..

Rs 305.14 crore aid approved for Manipur, Mizoram, Kerala

    Updated On : Dec 13,2017   7:40 pm
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The central government on Wednesday approved Rs 305.14 crore assistance for Manipur, Mizoram and Kerala that faced floods, landslides and drought in 2016, causing heavy loss of property in these states, an official said. View More..

Olympic gold is my ultimate target: Boxer Mary Kom (IANS Interview)

    Updated On : Dec 13,2017   1:18 pm
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) She has achieved almost everything that women's boxing can offer, but five-time World Champion M.C. Mary Kom is still yearning for the greatest accolade in the world of sports -- winning gold at the Olympics. View More..

Manipur pays homage to women freedom fighters

    Updated On : Dec 12,2017   4:04 pm
Imphal, Dec 12 (IANS) The Manipur government and the people on Tuesday marked the Women's War Day and paid homage to the women activists who had launched a crusade against the oppressive British administration in 1939. View More..

Three held at Imphal airport with gold worth Rs 51 lakh

    Updated On : Dec 11,2017   8:30 pm
Imphal/New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Three passengers were arrested on Monday at the airport in Manipur capital Imphal on the charge of smuggling after they were found to have concealed gold bars worth Rs 51 lakh in their rectums, a CISF official said. View More..

Airtel to connect 2,100 uncovered villages in northeast

    Updated On : Dec 10,2017   4:42 pm
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Telecom major Airtel on Sunday said it will provide mobile connectivity in 2,100 uncovered villages and national highways in the northeastern states over the coming 18 months. View More..

Talks on to stitch pre-poll alliance in Meghalaya: Ram Madhav

    Updated On : Dec 09,2017   11:32 pm
Shillong, Dec 9 (IANS) BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav on Saturday said talks are on with like-minded political parties to stitch a pre-poll alliance in Meghalaya for the Assembly polls slated for February-March 2018. View More..

Keep northeast peaceful, IB chief tells new police officers

    Updated On : Dec 09,2017   7:00 pm
Umsaw Khwan (Meghalaya), Dec 9 (IANS) Intelligence Bureau Chief Rajiv Jain on Saturday noted that India's northeastern states are relatively peaceful and urged newly-trained police officers to ensure peace prevails in the region. View More..

I-League: Neroca FC record important win, Gokulam's woes continue

    Updated On : Dec 09,2017   5:22 pm
Kozhikode, Dec 9 (IANS) Two first-half goals from Felix Chidi (23rd minute), Pritam Singh (43') and a sublime header from Ronald Singh (90'+4') in injury time summed up a pristine 3-0 win for Neroca FC to open their account in the ongoing I-League 2017-18, overcoming Gokulam Kerala FC who are now left winless in their first three fixtures in their debut season. View More..

Neroca, Gokulam eye first win in I-League campaign (Preview)

    Updated On : Dec 08,2017   9:28 pm
Kozhikode, Dec 8 (IANS) Neroca FC and Gokulam Kerala FC are eyeing to register their first win of the I-League while they meet at the EMS Corporation Stadium here on Saturday. View More..

Rajnath assures territorial integrity of northeastern states

    Updated On : Dec 08,2017   4:54 pm
Imphal, Dec 8 (IANS) Home Minister Rajnath Singh has assured the Chief Ministers of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur that a pact signed by New Delhi with the NSCN-IM will not affect the territorial integrity of the three northeastern states. View More..

MHA's cyber division to hold first meet

    Updated On : Dec 07,2017   8:44 pm
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Home Ministry's newly-formed Cyber and Information Security (CIS) division will hold its first two-day meeting here with officials concerned of 39 states and Union Territories (UTs) from December 12. View More..

Rajnath to meet 3 CMs on framework agreement with NSCN-IM

    Updated On : Dec 07,2017   6:34 pm
Imphal, Dec 7 (IANS) Union Home minister Rajnath Singh is set to meet the Chief Ministers of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur on the contentious issue of framework agreement signed between the Central government and the National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Isak-Muivah (NSCN-IM) in 2015. View More..

Fake 2,000-rupee note was out within 53 days of demonetisation!

    Updated On : Dec 07,2017   12:20 pm
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) It didn't take long for fake notes of 2,000 rupees to start circulating after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced demonetisation in November 2016, with one of its stated aims being to kill counterfeit currency, official data show. View More..

'People in India's metropolises not aware of northeast's rich culture'

    Updated On : Dec 06,2017   12:28 am
Kisama (Nagaland), Dec 6 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Tuesday said people in India's metropolitan cities are not aware of the rich cultural diversity that the northeast offers. View More..

Kailash Kher supports Manipuri farmers for free

    Updated On : Dec 05,2017   1:54 pm
Imphal, Dec 5 (IANS) Singer Kailash Kher, a Padma Shri awardee, is set to perform in Tamenglong in Manipur to promote its farmers who produce "international class oranges". He said this is one of the projects that he accepted to do for passion and not for money. View More..