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

NFR achieves rare feat in construction of world's tallest bridge

    Updated On : Dec 08,2018   8:40 pm
Guwahati, Dec 8 (IANS) In a rare feat, the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has constructed a 100 meter tall pier in the world's tallest railway bridge being built near Noney in Manipur. View More..

2 construction workers rescued, 3 still held captive in Manipur

    Updated On : Dec 08,2018   5:52 pm
Imphal, Dec 8 (IANS) Two construction workers, who were held captive by armed tribal miscreants, were rescued by the police in Manipur's Bishnupur district on Saturday. However, the kidnappers managed to escape, police sources said. View More..

Ex-militant killed in Manipur

    Updated On : Dec 08,2018   3:26 pm
Imphal, Dec 8 (IANS) A former member of the banned Lamphel group of Kangleipak Communist Party, who had laid down his arms last year, was gunned down here early on Saturday while taking a morning walk, police said. View More..

Ex-militant killed in Manipur

    Updated On : Dec 08,2018   1:38 pm
Imphal, Dec 8 (IANS) A former member of the banned Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP), who had laid down arms last year, was gunned down in Manipur here early on Saturday, police said. View More..

Cabinet okays pact with Japan in healthcare sector

    Updated On : Dec 06,2018   11:42 pm
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The Cabinet on Thursday gave ex post facto approval to the Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) between India and Japan in the field of healthcare and wellness. It was signed on October 29 this year. View More..

Kovind to dedicate houses built for Rohingya refugees in Myanmar

    Updated On : Dec 06,2018   10:28 pm
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind will dedicate the first 50 housing units built for displaced Rohingya people during the course of his three-day state visit to Myanmar from December 11, a senior official said on Thursday. View More..

I-League: Neroca eye second spot as Indian Arrows come calling (Preview)

    Updated On : Dec 06,2018   6:08 pm
Imphal, Dec 6 (IANS) Manipur-based side Neroca FC will look to grab the second spot on the points table with a victory over a young Indian Arrows side when they meet in an I-League clash at the Khuman Lampak Stadium here on Friday. View More..

Woman politician escapes assassination bid

    Updated On : Dec 05,2018   7:22 pm
Imphal, Dec 5 (IANS) Gita Haobijam, General Secretary of the Manipur People's Party (MPP), escaped an assassination attempt on Tuesday night, police said on Wednesday. View More..

Over 1,000 players register for IPL 2019 auction

    Updated On : Dec 05,2018   6:30 pm
Mumbai, Dec 5 (IANS) Maintaining a trend, 1003 players, including 232 overseas cricketers, have signed up for the Indian Premier League (IPL) player auction set to take place in Jaipur on December 18, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced on Wednesday. View More..

Railways struggle to extend lines in mountainous Northeast

    Updated On : Dec 05,2018   11:36 am
Agartala, Dec 5 (IANS) Indian Railways, besides incurring additional costs, has had to confront unique challenges in laying tracks in the mountainous northeastern region due to its topography, soil and natural challenges, a top official has said. View More..

Ajay Narayan Jha takes over as Finance Secretary

    Updated On : Dec 03,2018   10:24 pm
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Expenditure Secretary Ajay Narayan Jha was on Monday appointed the new Finance Secretary, a government order said. View More..

Upholding victims' rights difficult with AFSPA in force: Activists

    Updated On : Dec 03,2018   5:54 pm
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Renewing calls for scrapping the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) that gives immunity to the military from prosecution for actions in disturbed areas, human rights activists have said that upholding the rights and interests of victims is difficult in places where such "archaic" laws are in force. View More..

Police in Manipur intensify efforts to rescue construction workers

    Updated On : Dec 02,2018   3:12 pm
Imphal, Dec 2 (IANS) Police in Manipur on Sunday intensified efforts to rescue three construction workers kidnapped by suspected tribal militants on November 29. View More..

SC junks Army personnel's plea against dilution of AFSPA

    Updated On : Nov 30,2018   8:50 pm
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a plea by a group of serving Army officers and personnel against the dilution of AFSPA that gives immunity to military personnel from prosecution for actions in disturbed and insurgency-hit areas. View More..

25% voting registered in Mizoram (Third Lead)

    Updated On : Nov 28,2018   11:00 am
Aizawl, Nov 28 (IANS) Brisk polling is underway in Mizoram with nearly 25 per cent of 7.68 lakh voters casting their votes in the first three hours on Wednesday, an official said. View More..

1 killed, 15 injured in Manipur road accident

    Updated On : Nov 27,2018   6:30 pm
Imphal, Nov 27 (IANS) A boy was killed and at least 15 others, including two Japanese nationals, were injured when a loaded bus plunged into a gorge in Manipur's Kangpokpi district on Tuesday, police said. View More..

Tight security for Mizoram polls on Wednesday

    Updated On : Nov 27,2018   5:22 pm
Aizawl, Nov 27 (IANS) Ahead of the voting to elect a new Assembly in Congress-ruled Mizoram on Wednesday, the authorities on Tuesday sealed India's borders along the northeastern state with Myanmar and Bangladesh, an official said here on Tuesday. View More..

Mizoram is among India's top states, but 4 worries for new government

    Updated On : Nov 27,2018   1:30 pm
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IndiaSpend/IANS) On November 28, Mizoram -- the last northeast bastion of the Congress -- will vote to elect a new government that will oversee what is planned as Indias gateway to Southeast Asia. View More..

ISL: Udanta's goal guides Bengaluru FC to win over Delhi Dynamos

    Updated On : Nov 26,2018   10:04 pm
Bengaluru, Nov 26 (IANS) Udanta Singh paid a perfect tribute to his idol Sunil Chhetri on the occasion of his captains 150th game for the club, as the young Manipuri lad scripted Bengaluru FCs solitary goal win over Delhi Dynamos in an Indian Super League (ISL) tie at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium here on Monday. View More..

Manipur to give grand honour to pugilist Mary Kom

    Updated On : Nov 25,2018   6:02 pm
Imphal, Nov 25 (IANS) Manipur is waiting for the arrival of pugilist Mary Kom from New Delhi, where she scripted a world record by becoming the first woman boxer to win six gold medals at Boxing World Championship, to honour her in a big way. View More..