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 Rs 3 cr seized in Bengal, 1 arrested

    Updated On : Nov 18,2018   3:06 pm
Kolkata, Nov 18 (IANS) Over nine kg of smuggled gold worth Rs 3 crore was seized in West Bengal's Siliguri area and one person was arrested, an official said on Sunday. View More..

WCD nominates three members of NCW

    Updated On : Nov 16,2018   10:06 pm
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) on Friday said it has nominated three persons as members of the National Commission for Women (NCW). View More..

Centre changing functioning of institutions, alleges Mamata

    Updated On : Nov 16,2018   9:38 pm
Kolkata, Nov 16 (IANS) Taking a dig at the BJP for changing names of the cities, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday accused the Narendra Modi-led NDA government of trying to change the functioning of autonomous institutions like the RBI and the CBI. View More..

'Mishing' is an effort to preserve Sherdukpen language: Assamese filmmaker

    Updated On : Nov 16,2018   3:34 pm
Kolkata, Nov 16 (IANS) Award-winning Assamese filmmaker Bobby Sarma Baruah said her movie 'Mishing' (The Apparition) is an attempt to preserve Arunachal Pradesh's Sherdukpen dialect which is on the verge of extinction. View More..

Satellite-tagged Amur falcon killed in Manipur (Environmental Feature)

    Updated On : Nov 16,2018   11:32 am
Dimapur, Nov 16 (IANS/Mongabay) Days after it was satellite-tagged and released, an Amur falcon "Manipur", eponymously named after the northeast Indian state bordering Myanmar, was allegedly shot down by unknown miscreants at a roosting site during its migratory passage through the region. View More..

Favourites prevail on 1st day of women's boxing worlds

    Updated On : Nov 15,2018   11:02 pm
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Pre-tournament favourites enjoyed easy outings even as the bout between Staridsman Anja of Australia and Cordero Hernanadez of Columbia in the lightweight category turned out to be the best on the opening day of the AIBA Womens World Boxing Championships here on Thursday. View More..

SC issues directions to 8 HCs, state governments on appointment of judges

    Updated On : Nov 15,2018   10:16 pm
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday issued a series of directions to eight high courts and state governments on the appointment of judges to the vacant positions in the subordinate judiciary, including infrastructure and court staff in a time-bound manner. View More..

BSES gears up to meet Delhi's winter power demand

    Updated On : Nov 15,2018   6:28 pm
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Peak power demand in Delhi this winter is expected to go up to 4,800 MW and the two BSES discoms in the national capital are gearing up to ensure that adequate electricity is available in this period, the company said on Thursday. View More..

Mary Kom, Sarita spearhead Indian challenge at women's boxing Worlds (Preview)

    Updated On : Nov 14,2018   10:08 pm
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Veteran Indian stars M.C. Mary Kom and Laishram Sarita Devi will spearhead the Indian campaign when the women's World Boxing Championships start here on Thursday. View More..

Ranji Roundup: Delhi, Kerala, Assam eye big wins in Round 2

    Updated On : Nov 14,2018   9:34 pm
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Dhruv Shorey yet again top-scored with an unbeaten 106 to help hosts Delhi post a massive 376-run target for Himachal Pradesh, who ended the penultimate day at 44/1 in a Ranji Trophy Group B match at the Feroz Shah Kotla here on Wednesday. View More..

Government extends ban on seven Meitei groups in Manipur

    Updated On : Nov 13,2018   8:40 pm
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Centre on Tuesday extended the ban by five years on seven Meitei extremist groups which have employed violence in a bid to secede the state from India. View More..

Ranji Roundup: Tiwari, Reddy double tons light up Day 2

    Updated On : Nov 13,2018   8:28 pm
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Double centuries by Hyderabad and Bengal skippers -- Akshath Reddy and Manoj Tiwary -- against Tamil Nadu and Madhya Pradesh, respectively lit up the second day of the ongoing Ranji Trophy competition on Tuesday. View More..

Minor found dead in Manipur observation home

    Updated On : Nov 13,2018   6:02 pm
Imphal, Nov 13 (IANS) A minor who was arrested in connection with the death of a girl was found hanging from a ceiling fan at a government-run observation home in Manipur on Tuesday, police said. View More..

Ranji Trophy Roundup: Ghosh ton propels Bengal to 246/4 vs MP

    Updated On : Nov 12,2018   9:50 pm
Kolkata, Nov 12 (IANS) Comeback man Koushik Ghosh cracked his second first-class century as Bengal posted 246/4 on day 1 of their Ranji Trophy Elite Group B match against Madhya Pradesh at the Eden Gardens here on Monday. View More..

Manipur fake encounters: SC dismisses police plea on judges' recusal

    Updated On : Nov 12,2018   8:28 pm
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea by several Manipur Police personnel seeking recusal of judges of a bench hearing extra-judicial killings in the state. View More..

Manipur fake encounters: SC dismisses police plea on judges' recusal

    Updated On : Nov 12,2018   11:26 am
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea by several Manipur Police personnel seeking recusal of judges of a bench hearing extra-judicial killings in the state. View More..

Manipur encounters: SC verdict likely on Monday on plea for recusal of judges

    Updated On : Nov 10,2018   9:28 pm
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce on Monday its order on a plea by Manipur police personnel seeking the recusal of the judges of the bench for describing as "murderers" some of the personnel chargesheeted in alleged fake encounter cases. View More..

I-League: Winless Neroca take on buoyant Real Kashmir (Preview)

    Updated On : Nov 10,2018   5:18 pm
Srinagar, Nov 10 (IANS) In quest of their first victory of the ongoing I-League season, Manipurs Neroca FC will take on debutants Real Kashmir FC at the TRC ground here on Sunday. View More..

NIA files chargesheet against five NSCN(K) activists

    Updated On : Nov 06,2018   8:58 pm
Shillong, Nov 6 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency has filed a charge-sheet against five members of the Myanmar-based terror outfit, the National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Khaplang, before a special NIA court in Meghalaya in an abduction case, an official said on Tuesday. View More..

Aizawl FC to host Neroca FC in I-League tie (Preview)

    Updated On : Nov 06,2018   2:28 pm
Aizawl, Nov 6 (IANS) Aizawl FC is all set to take on neighbours Neroca FC in the I-Leagues second Northeastern derby at the Rajiv Gandhi stadium here on Wednesday. View More..