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

Haemorrhagic stroke highest in northeastern states: Study

    Updated On : Jul 14,2018   5:14 pm
Toronto, July 14 (IANS) One in three people, between 30-69 years, living in India's northeastern states, suffered premature deaths due to haemorrhagic stroke in 2015, and were about three times higher than the national average, alarming research, led by one of an Indian-origin, has found. View More..

Base year for identifying migrants in Manipur likely to be 1951

    Updated On : Jul 13,2018   8:52 pm
Imphal, July 13 (IANS) The base year for identifying migrants in the Inner Line Permit Bill that the BJP led government is introducing in the monsoon session of the state assembly is likely to be 1951. View More..

Elephant corridors: SC says no states listening to Centre

    Updated On : Jul 12,2018   9:54 pm
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday told the Centre that "no state is listening to government of India", after it was told that that there were 27 critical elephant corridors which fall in 22 states, but 13 states only have filed any response on the issue. View More..

Manipur University VC gets extortion notice

    Updated On : Jul 12,2018   8:58 pm
Imphal, July 12 (IANS) Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh said on Thursday that A.P. Pandey, the Vice Chancellor of Manipur University, has got a notice from an underground outfit to cough up Rs 3 crore. View More..

Rajnath assures Centre's assistance for border development programme

    Updated On : Jul 12,2018   6:16 pm
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday emphasised the need to improve social and economic infrastructure for people residing along the international borders so that they continue to live in their villages, and assured that Centre would "continue to provide assistance to states" to strengthen activities under Border Area Development Programme (BADP). View More..

Rajnath reviews border area development programme

    Updated On : Jul 12,2018   4:12 pm
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday reviewed the ongoing development programme being run in 17 states located along the international borders, an official said. View More..

Swiss musician intrigues with digital sound concert

    Updated On : Jul 12,2018   1:02 pm
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Deploying digital pulses and material resonance to create soundscapes, Swiss sound artist-composer Marcel Zaes presented his solo act "Pulsations" to a packed house at Oddbird Theatre here on Wednesday. View More..

11 feared killed in Manipur landslides, flooded river

    Updated On : Jul 11,2018   9:12 pm
Imphal, July 11 (IANS) At least 11 persons, including six children, were feared dead in landslides as well as a swollen river in Manipur, State Disaster Management Authority Vice Chairman Adim Panmei said on Wednesday. View More..

Despite missing Asiad, Mary upbeat about World Championships

    Updated On : Jul 11,2018   4:32 pm
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Despite pulling out of the upcoming Asian Games due to injury, five-time world champion M.C. Mary Kom is upbeat about the World Championships to be held in November here. View More..

9 killed in Manipur landslide

    Updated On : Jul 11,2018   12:38 pm
Imphal, July 11 (IANS) At least nine persons, including five children, died after a landslide hit Manipur's Tamenglong district early on Wednesday. View More..

RS members can now choose any Indian language to speak in

    Updated On : Jul 10,2018   7:42 pm
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) From the forthcoming Monsoon Session of Parliament, Rajya Sabha MPs will be able to speak in the House in any of the 22 Indian languages listed in the 8th Schedule of the Constitution, Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu said on Tuesday. View More..

Congress demands settlement of border dispute with Myanmar

    Updated On : Jul 09,2018   5:04 pm
Imphal, July 9 (IANS) The Congress is against fencing the India-Myanmar border before a final settlement is brought about, former Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh said on Monday. View More..

No question of being part of any coalition with RJD, says JD-U

    Updated On : Jul 08,2018   9:16 pm
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Janata Dal-United (JD-U) on Sunday said that it would "like" to contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections with its coalition partner BJP while stressing that there was no question of patching up with the "corrupt" Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD). View More..

Rajnath Singh to chair NEC meet in Shillong on Monday

    Updated On : Jul 08,2018   8:10 pm
Shillong, July 8 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will chair the 67th plenary of the North Eastern Council (NEC), a regional planning body of eight northeastern states, here on Monday, an official said. View More..

Manipur happenings appear to be widespread,says SC on staged gunfights

    Updated On : Jul 05,2018   8:54 pm
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Referring to alleged staged gunfights and extra-judicial killings by the security forces in Manipur, the Supreme Court on Thursday said that what had happened in the state appeared to be widespread and that the issue be given far more importance as human lives have been lost. View More..

UN rights experts call for finishing probe into Manipur staged killings

    Updated On : Jul 04,2018   11:30 pm
Geneva, July 4 (IANS) Two UN rights experts have urged Indian authorities to complete investigations into alleged killings by security forces in Manipur, after "officials failed to meet a deadline set by the Supreme Court" for inquiries into the cases. View More..

NIA takes over Manipur arms seizure case

    Updated On : Jul 04,2018   5:38 pm
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has taken over the probe into the arrest of two Manipur residents for carrying arms and ammunition, the agency said on Wednesday. View More..

Manipuri artist paints a window to the northeast

    Updated On : Jul 04,2018   4:42 pm
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The cultural and anthropological vibrancy of northeast India is brought to life in a solo exhibition by Manipuri artist Oinam Dilip, currently open at India International Centre (IIC) here. View More..

Two Assamese held for cannibalism in Manipur

    Updated On : Jul 04,2018   2:12 pm
Imphal, July 4 (IANS) Two persons hailing from Assam are in Manipur Police custody after they admitted to cannibalising children in Senapati district. View More..

Muslims are our brothers: Manipur CM

    Updated On : Jul 03,2018   9:48 pm
Imphal, July 3 (IANS) Chief Minister N. Biren Singh said on Tuesday that Muslims in Manipur "were born by Manipuri mothers and we are blood relations". View More..