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

No plans yet to re-enter ceasefire with NSCN-K: Official

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   9:02 pm
Nongkrem (Meghalaya), June 23 (IANS) The Indian government has no plans to re-enter into a ceasefire agreement with the Myanmar-based National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Khaplang (NSCN-K), an official said on Friday. View More..

Manipur to soon ban shotguns to check poaching

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   8:36 pm
Imphal June 23 (IANS) The Manipur Cabinet will soon ban all licensed single and double barrelled shotguns to check poaching, state Forest Minister T. Shyamkumar said on Friday. View More..

Thiruvananthapuram tops new list of 30 for Smart City Mission

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   7:04 pm
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The central government on Friday announced a new list of 30 cities to be developed into 'smart cities', with Kerala capital Thiruvananthapuram topping the list. View More..

Thiruvananthapuram tops new list of 30 for Smart City Mission

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   5:40 pm
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The central government on Friday announced a new list of 30 cities to be developed into 'smart cities', with Kerala capital Thiruvananthapuram topping the list. View More..

Regional poets lead Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   2:20 pm
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Regional language poets dominated the Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar 2017 with sixteen books of poetry along with five short stories, two biographies and one essay that won the award. View More..

Gunfight ensues between army, militants in Nagaland

    Updated On : Jun 21,2017   1:36 pm
Kohima, June 21 (IANS) A gunfight broke between the Indian Army para commandos and militants in Nagaland's Mon district bordering Myanmar in the early hours of Wednesday, a police official here said. View More..

Modi in Lucknow to lead third International Yoga Day celebrations

    Updated On : Jun 20,2017   6:44 pm
New Delhi/Lucknow, June 20 (IANS) The stage has been all set for grand celebrations of the third edition of International Yoga Day on Wednesday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath slated to lead thousands of yoga enthusiasts here. View More..

PMO behind trouble by Tripura tribal party, alleges CPI-M

    Updated On : Jun 19,2017   2:34 pm
Agartala, June 19 (IANS) The ruling CPI-M in Tripura on Monday claimed that a tribal based party is trying to create trouble ahead of next year's assembly polls at the "behest of the Prime Minister's Office (PMO)". View More..

Tripura parties oppose demand for separate state by tribals

    Updated On : Jun 16,2017   2:58 pm
Agartala, June 16 (IANS) Tripura's ruling CPI-M on Friday accused the BJP of "instigating" a tribal party to hold a rail and road blockade from July 10 to seek a separate state, a charge the BJP denied and said it too was opposed to the demand. View More..

Assam Rifles trooper killed in Manipur

    Updated On : Jun 15,2017   5:12 pm
Imphal, June 15 (IANS) An Assam Rifles trooper was killed and four others were wounded on Thursday when militants ambushed them in Manipur's Ukhrul district bordering Myanmar. View More..

Blast in Manipur, one Assam Rifles trooper dies

    Updated On : Jun 15,2017   4:20 pm
Imphal, June 15 (IANS) One Assam Rifles trooper was killed and four others were wounded on Thursday when militants ambushed the para-military force patrol in Manipur's Ukhrul district bordering Myanmar. View More..

India cannot develop without developing northeast: Sumitra Mahajan

    Updated On : Jun 15,2017   3:42 pm
Imphal June 15 (IANS) Inaugurating a five-day conference of the North East Region Commonwealth Parliamentary Association here, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Thursday said that India cannot develop without development of the northeast. View More..

Manipuri folk singer collaborates with Portuguese group for a cause

    Updated On : Jun 15,2017   12:04 pm
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Manipuri folk singer Mangka has joined hands with Portuguese group Cla for a song, proceeds from which are being donated to a foundation that helps carry out wishes of children with degenerative diseases. View More..

Tripura tribal party to launch agitation for separate state

    Updated On : Jun 14,2017   3:22 pm
Agartala, June 14 (IANS) A tribal-based party in Tripura has stepped up efforts to push its demands -- including for a separate state -- even as the ruling CPI-M has warned that a Manipur-like conspiracy would not be tolerated in the Left-ruled state where elections are due early next year. View More..

Manipur rivers flow above danger mark after rains

    Updated On : Jun 14,2017   2:22 pm
Imphal, June 14 (IANS) All rivers in Manipur are flowing above the danger level following torrential rains in the state, with the Imphal river breaching the banks in Kairung village on Wednesday. View More..

Three Manipuri mothers with 10 children honoured

    Updated On : Jun 13,2017   12:58 pm
Imphal, June 13 (IANS) Three women who have given birth to 10 children each have been honoured and awarded by a Manipuri group worried over the decreasing Meitei population. View More..

Panel to identify gaps in facilities along India-Myanmar border: Rajnath

    Updated On : Jun 12,2017   11:12 pm
Aizawl, June 12 (IANS) The government on Monday said a committee will identify "gaps in basic facilities" of roads, power, telecommunications, health and education in areas along the India-Myanmar border and submit a detailed report to the Union Home Ministry by December 31. View More..

Give power of contempt, to book those who try to defame: EC to government

    Updated On : Jun 12,2017   8:50 pm
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The Election Commission has sought the power of contempt to book those who try to defame it by openly questioning the conduct of elections taking advantage of the right to expression. View More..

Centre committed to speedy development of north-east: Rajnath

    Updated On : Jun 12,2017   7:48 pm
Aizawl, June 12 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said the Centre is committed to the speedy development of the north-eastern states, especially areas along the international border in the region. View More..

Meghalaya passes GST Bill

    Updated On : Jun 12,2017   6:02 pm
Shillong, June 12 (IANS) The Meghalaya Assembly on Monday unanimously approved the State Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, ahead of the nationwide rollout of the new tax regime from July 1. With this, the entire northeast has approved the bill. View More..