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

Manipur new source of cross-border child trafficking

    Updated On : May 24,2018   8:14 pm
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Manipur has emerged as the new source of cross-border human trafficking in India where 174 children go missing every day and half of them remain untraced. View More..

Two more states, five UTs to roll out intra-state e-way bill

    Updated On : May 24,2018   6:12 pm
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The central government on Thursday said that two more states -- Maharashtra and Manipur -- along with five Union Territories will roll out the intra-state e-way bills from Friday. View More..

Over 70 illegal immigrants nabbed in Manipur

    Updated On : May 24,2018   5:56 pm
Imphal, May 24 (IANS) The Manipur Police on Thursday said it nabbed over 70 undocumented persons suspected to be illegal immigrants. The arrests came a few hours after a stern warning by Chief Minister N. Biren Singh over illegal migrants entering the state after passing through various police booths. View More..

Manipur on alert to check illegal immigrants

    Updated On : May 23,2018   6:44 pm
Imphal, May 23 (IANS) Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh said on Wednesday that all police stations along the national highways have been alerted to check the entry of illegal immigrants entering Manipur. View More..

Ordinance okayed for India's first sports varsity in Manipur

    Updated On : May 23,2018   5:06 pm
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved an ordinance to set up the country's first National Sports University in Manipur. View More..

Kumaraswamy meets Sonia, Rahul, discusses government formation (Roundup)

    Updated On : May 21,2018   10:24 pm
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) JD-S leader and Karnataka Chief Minister-designate H.D. Kumaraswamy on Monday met Congress President Rahul Gandhi and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi to discuss ministerial berth sharing between the coalition partners ahead of his swearing-in ceremony on Wednesday. View More..

Shah dubs Congress-JD-S alliance unholy, defends BJP government formation

    Updated On : May 21,2018   9:04 pm
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah on Monday dubbed the alliance of the Congress and Janata Dal-Secular in Karnataka as "unholy" and said that there was nothing wrong in his party forming the new state government since it was the single-largest one after the polls. View More..

Don't preach to us about democracy, Shah tells Congress

    Updated On : May 21,2018   8:08 pm
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah on Monday hit out at Congress for "preaching lessons on democracy" after B.S. Yeddyurappa formed government in Karnataka on being invited first by Governor Vajubhai Vala, reminding it how it formed the government in Goa in 1980 despite failing to win a single seat in the assembly election. View More..

Nothing undemocratic in BJP staking claim in Karnataka: Shah

    Updated On : May 21,2018   7:44 pm
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah on Monday said that being the single-largest party in Karnataka Assembly, it was his party's responsibility to stake claim to form the government and there was nothing "undemocratic or unethical" in it. View More..

Congress-mukt Northeast after Mizoram polls: Amit Shah

    Updated On : May 20,2018   6:58 pm
Guwahati, May 20 (IANS) BJP national President Amit Shah on Sunday said the northeast will be 'Congress-mukt' (Congress free) after the Mizoram election, scheduled for the year-end. View More..

Modi is corruption, hope BJP learnt lessons from Karnataka: Rahul

    Updated On : May 19,2018   7:12 pm
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi launched a stinging attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday following the resignation of Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa ahead of the trust vote in assembly, stating that "PM is corruption" and there is no institution "worthy of respect of the Prime Minister, Amit Shah and the RSS". View More..

Why two laws in country with one Constitution: Pilot

    Updated On : May 18,2018   9:16 pm
Jaipur, May 18 (IANS) Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee chief Sachin Pilot on Friday questioned Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala's decision to ask B.S. Yeddyurappa of the BJP -- the single-largest party in the new Assembly -- to form the government in the southern state. View More..

Congress stakes claim to form government in Manipur

    Updated On : May 18,2018   4:12 pm
Imphal, May 18 (IANS) Leaders of the opposition Congress in Manipur called on Governor J. Mukhi on Friday to formally stake claim to form an alternative government in the state. View More..

RJD, Congress to stake claim to power in Bihar, Goa

    Updated On : May 17,2018   11:04 pm
Panaji/Patna, May 17 (IANS) The Congress in Goa and the RJD in Bihar on Thursday said they would ask the Governors of their respective states to give them a chance to form governments the same way that BJP leader B.S. Yeddyurappa was given in Karnataka as leader of the single-largest party. View More..

Congress to push for government formation in Manipur, Meghalaya

    Updated On : May 17,2018   8:08 pm
Imphal, May 17 (IANS) The Congress leaders in Meghalaya and Manipur said on Thursday that they will stake claim for formation of government in the two states since the party had emerged as the single largest party in the recent elections. View More..

Karnataka was 'rehearsal' of LS polls: Yashwant Sinha

    Updated On : May 17,2018   7:52 pm
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Thursday termed the political developments in Karnataka as a "rehearsal" for the Lok Sabha elections and criticised Governor Vajubhai Vala for not adhering to his responsibilities. View More..

Congress cannot counter BJP-RSS, says CPI-M

    Updated On : May 17,2018   4:34 pm
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Calling the Karnataka defeat "a big blow" to the Congress, the CPI-M has said that the electoral outcome showed the Congress inability to counter the BJP and RSS "politically, ideologically and organisationally", the CPI-M has said. View More..

SC refuses freeze on Yeddy oath but battle is on (Fourth Lead)

    Updated On : May 17,2018   2:20 pm
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Amid high political drama, the Supreme Court early on Thursday didn't stop B.S. Yeddyurappa from taking oath as Karnataka's new Chief Minister but the legal battle for the BJP leader and his party is far from over. View More..

No stay on Yeddyurappa swearing-in after midnight battle in Supreme Court (Third Lead)

    Updated On : May 17,2018   6:06 am
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Amid jockeying for power in Karnataka, the Supreme Court early on Thursday after a midnight hearing refused to stall the swearing-in of BJP leader B.S. Yeddyurappa as Karnataka's new Chief Minister. View More..

No stay on Yeddyurappa swearing-in after midnight battle in Supreme Court

    Updated On : May 17,2018   5:26 am
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Amid jockeying for power in Karnataka, and the Supreme Court early on Thursday after a midnight hearing -- only second time in its history -- refused to stay the swearing-in of BJP leader B.S. Yeddyurappa as Karnataka's new Chief Minister. View More..