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

KIYG: Haryana boxers make big surge with eight golds

    Updated On : Jan 18,2019   9:14 pm
Pune, Jan 18 (IANS) Boxers Ankit Narwal, Vanshaj and Preeti Dahiya played a key role for Haryana who reaped as many as eight gold, eight silver and 15 bronze medals from boxing in the Boys' Under-17 and Girls Under-17 categories at the at the Khelo India Youth Games (KISG) here on Friday. View More..

Khelo India: Kattimani, Narwal in boxing gold medal bouts

    Updated On : Jan 17,2019   9:58 pm
Pune, Jan 17 (IANS) Favourites, including World Youth bronze medallist Bhavesh Kattimani (Maharashtra) and Asian bronze medallist Ankit Narwal (Haryana), secured final berths in their respective weight classes at Khelo India Youth Games boxing competition here on Thursday. View More..

Khelo India: Mizoram enter boys' U-21 football final

    Updated On : Jan 17,2019   9:58 pm
Pune, Jan 17 (IANS) Mizoram dominated proceedings but still needed penalties to beat Goa 4-2 and enter the final of the Boys' Under-21 football competition of the Khelo India Youth Games at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex here on Thursday. View More..

Ram Madhav appeals to AGP to return to BJP-led alliance

    Updated On : Jan 17,2019   9:42 pm
Guwahati, Jan 17 (IANS) Senior BJP leader Ram Madhav on Thursday appealed to the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) leaders to return to the BJP-led alliance. View More..

Some concerns over citizenship Bill genuine, says BJP's Ram Madhav

    Updated On : Jan 17,2019   6:14 pm
Guwahati, Jan 17 (IANS) BJP general secretary Ram Madhav on Thursday said some concerns over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 are genuine, and that will meet dissenting MLAs and other party leaders to convince them about the government's intentions. View More..

Manipur opposes citizenship Bill unless it protects indigenous people: CM

    Updated On : Jan 16,2019   6:18 pm
Imphal, Jan 16 (IANS) Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren said on Wednesday that his BJP-led coalition government will oppose the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2018 until there was a clause to protect the indigenous communities of Manipur and other northeastern states. View More..

Khelo India: Nataraj shines as Maharashtra extend lead in medals tally

    Updated On : Jan 15,2019   10:16 pm
Pune, Jan 15 (IANS) Srihari Nataraj emerged as the most prolific gold medal winner, as he added two more on Tuesday, to reach a total of seven at the Khelo India Youth Games. View More..

Citizenship Bill: 4 injured in Manipur Police crackdown

    Updated On : Jan 15,2019   8:12 pm
Imphal, Jan 15 (IANS) Four persons, including two women, were injured here on Tuesday during a police crackdown on protestors demanding scrapping of the Citizens (Amendment) Bill. View More..

Finance Secy gets one-month extension till Feb-end

    Updated On : Jan 14,2019   9:10 pm
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The government on Monday extended the service of Finance Secretary Ajay Narayan Jha by a month till February-end. He was to retire on January 31. View More..

Rajnath to meet NE CMs over Citizenship Bill 'soon'

    Updated On : Jan 14,2019   7:28 pm
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) With northeastern states facing massive protests against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has decided to meet the chief ministers of these states "very soon" to discuss protection of rights and people's interests. View More..

Haryana, Maharashtra, Manipur pugilists open on winning note at KIYG

    Updated On : Jan 13,2019   9:56 pm
Pune, Jan 13 (IANS) Boxers from Haryana, Maharashtra and Manipur launched their campaigns on a winning note on the first day of the Under-17 boxing event at the Khelo India Youth Games (KIYG) here on Sunday. View More..

Punjab, Goa in boys U21 semis, Manipur, Jharkhand U17 girls rout rivals in KIYG

    Updated On : Jan 13,2019   8:52 pm
Pune, Jan 13 (IANS) Punjab and Goa chalked out contrasting victories over their rivals in Pool B to qualify for the semifinals in the boys under-21 football competition of the Khelo India Youth Games (KIYG) here on Sunday. View More..

Buffalo gores 8 in Manipur

    Updated On : Jan 13,2019   6:42 pm
Imphal, Jan 13 (IANS) A buffalo on Sunday ran amok here on Sunday for several hours attacking pedestrians, leaving eight persons injured, one of them in a serious condition, officials said. View More..

I-League: Norde strike helps Mohun Bagan beat Neroca 1-0

    Updated On : Jan 12,2019   5:18 pm
Kolkata, Jan 12 (IANS) Haitian hitman Sony Norde scored a second half goal to help Mohun Bagan continue their winning run as they edged past Neroca FC 1-0 in an I-League encounter here on Saturday. View More..

3 injured in Manipur student-police clash

    Updated On : Jan 11,2019   7:40 pm
Imphal, Jan 11 (IANS) At least three persons, including a police officer, were injured here on Friday in street clashes between students and police over the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. View More..

I-League: Real Kashmir FC play goalless draw with Aizawl FC

    Updated On : Jan 11,2019   6:16 pm
Aizawl, Jan 11 (IANS) High flying league debutants Real Kashmir could not continue their winning run against former champion Aizawl FC as both sides failed to find the back of the net at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium here on Friday. View More..

Don't panic over Citizenship Bill: Manipur CM

    Updated On : Jan 09,2019   6:00 pm
Imphal, Jan 9 (IANS) Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Wednesday urged people not to panic over the passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, saying "a state government does not necessarily has to go always according to the directives of the Centre". View More..

2 strikes paralyse normal life in Manipur

    Updated On : Jan 08,2019   3:38 pm
Imphal, Jan 8 (IANS) Two different strikes paralysed life in Manipur on Tuesday. View More..

NESO shutdown hits Meghalaya, Sangma government says 'no' to Citizenship Bill

    Updated On : Jan 08,2019   1:58 pm
Shillong, Jan 8 (IANS) Normal life came to a standstill in Meghalaya on Tuesday during a dawn-to-dusk shutdown called by the North East Students Organisation (NESO) in protest against the Modi government's move to go ahead with the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016. View More..

Kirtida Mistry to play Manipuri princess in TV show

    Updated On : Jan 08,2019   12:56 pm
Mumbai, Jan 8 (IANS) Actress Kirtida Mistry has been roped in to play Chitrangada, a princess from Manipur, in the show "Vikram Betaal Ki Rahasya Gatha". View More..