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

Dalai Lama arrives in Manipur

    Updated On : Oct 17,2017   3:00 pm
Imphal, Oct 17 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama arrived here on Tuesday on a three-day visit to Manipur. View More..

First sports university in Manipur soon: Governor

    Updated On : Oct 16,2017   8:58 pm
Imphal, Oct 16 (IANS) A sports university will come up in Manipur shortly, Governor Najma Heptulla announced on Monday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for it in Imphal West district. View More..

EC intentionally delaying Gujarat polls to favour Modi: Congress

    Updated On : Oct 16,2017   7:26 pm
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The Congress on Monday accused the Election Commission of "intentionally delaying" announcement of Gujarat assembly elections to favour Prime Minister Narendra Modi who, the party said, was afraid of defeat after the Congress's emphatic win in the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha by-election. View More..

No repetition of Manipur, Goa in Meghalaya: CM

    Updated On : Oct 16,2017   6:34 pm
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) With Assembly elections scheduled in Meghalaya nest year, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Monday said his state will not see a repetition of Manipur and Goa, states where the BJP assumed power this year. View More..

Dalai Lama to visit Manipur

    Updated On : Oct 16,2017   1:44 pm
Imphal, Oct 16 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will arrive here on Tuesday on a three-day visit to Manipur, officials said. View More..

Bees sting four children in Manipur, three die

    Updated On : Oct 15,2017   3:18 pm
Imphal, Oct 15 (IANS) Bees stung three children to death in Manipur's Tamenglong district, police said on Sunday. View More..

RIFF 2017 was an amazing sweep of traditional music (Lead, correcting para one)

    Updated On : Oct 14,2017   9:48 pm
Jodhpur, Oct 14 (IANS) From Scotland to Spain, from Ghana to Germany, from France to here in India, the rustic charm of grassroots musicians is markedly different from the popular beats heard at famed music festivals across the globe. View More..

RIFF 2017 was an amazing sweep of traditional music

    Updated On : Oct 14,2017   2:08 pm
Jodhpur, Oct 14 (IANS) From Scotland to Spain, from Ghana to Mexico, from France to here in India, the rustic charm of grassroots musicians is markedly different from the popular beats heard at famed music festivals across the globe. View More..

BJP once again turns to Ram to bolster flagging appeal in UP (Column: Political Circus)

    Updated On : Oct 14,2017   2:08 pm
The reason why the UP election results in May were a showpiece for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was that they represented, in the party's opinion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's continuing forward march. View More..

11 injured in grenade blast at Manipur fairground

    Updated On : Oct 14,2017   1:38 pm
Imphal, Oct 14 (IANS) At least 11 persons, including two children, were wounded in a grenade blast at a fairground in the state capital on Friday night, police said. View More..

U-17 World Cup: India duo hail great experience

    Updated On : Oct 13,2017   11:30 pm
Kolkata, Oct 13 (IANS) India midfielder Abhijit Sarkar and forward Rahim Ali on Friday said the FIFA U-17 World Cup was a great learning experience for them and one that they would never forget. View More..

Gross interference in EC's working, BJP looking at defeat in Gujarat: Congress

    Updated On : Oct 13,2017   6:46 pm
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The Congress on Friday accused the Modi government of "grossest interference" in the working of the Election Commission, saying the decision not to declare the dates for the Gujarat elections cuts at the root of constitutional principles and was a "shameless tactic" to save itself from a thrashing at the hustings. View More..

Rajkummar Rao, 'Sexy Durga' director nominated for APSA

    Updated On : Oct 13,2017   5:56 pm
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Actor Rajkummar Rao, "Sexy Durga" director Sanal Kumar Sasidharan and Manipuri movie "Lady of the Lake" are representing India in the nomination list for the 11th Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA). View More..

Manipur HC orders compensation to mother of 'fake encounter' victim

    Updated On : Oct 13,2017   2:06 pm
Imphal, Oct 13 (IANS) The High Court of Manipur has ordered the state government to pay Rs 5 lakh as solatium to the mother of Naoba Ngangbam, the victim of a 2009 "fake encounter". View More..

All Himachal polling stations to have paper audit trail

    Updated On : Oct 12,2017   9:00 pm
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Voter verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) machines will be used in all the 7,000-odd polling stations in the upcoming Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) A.K. Joti said on Thursday. View More..

CRPF trooper in Meghalaya shoots himself dead

    Updated On : Oct 12,2017   8:32 pm
Tura (Meghalaya), Oct 12 (IANS) A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) constable shot himself dead on Wednesday night, police said on Thursday. View More..

Immediately pay FIFA U-17 Manipur players: CM

    Updated On : Oct 12,2017   12:58 pm
Imphal, Oct 12 (IANS) Taken aback by reports on the non-payment of dues to eight Manipuri footballers in the FIFA U-17 Indian team, Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Thursday directed the immediate payment of Rs 5 lakh each. View More..

Delhi assembly panel to inquire whether L-G's message constitutional

    Updated On : Oct 11,2017   9:10 pm
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) A nine-member Delhi assembly committee will look into the constitutionality of Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal's move to write a message to the house without the aid of the council of ministers. View More..

A profile in grit: How an HIV+ve man rewrote his destiny (IANS Special Series; Lead, Superseding earlier story with corrections in headline, intro)

    Updated On : Oct 11,2017   3:26 pm
Imphal, Oct 11 (IANS) He restrained himself at his home, unable to see daylight for almost three years. But today, fighting what appeared to be insurmountable odds, K. Pradipkumar Singh overcame the social stigma and discrimination to "show the world what an HIV positive person can do in life". View More..

Welfare schemes have not reached poor: Manipur CM

    Updated On : Oct 11,2017   12:42 pm
Imphal, Oct 11 (IANS) Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh has said that various welfare schemes undertaken by the government have not reached the poor. View More..