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

Sahitya Akademi announces Bal, Yuva Puraskar for 2018

    Updated On : Jun 22,2018   3:56 pm
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) India's national academy of letters, the Sahitya Akademi, on Friday announced the names of 21 winners of its Bal Sahitya Puraskar and 21 receipients of the Yuva Puraskar for this year. View More..

Modi says yoga can unite conflict-ridden world; record set in Kota (Roundup)

    Updated On : Jun 21,2018   7:16 pm
Dehradun/New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Fourth International Yoga Day was enthusiastically observed on Thursday within the country and abroad, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who attended the main event at Dehradun, saying yoga has emerged as a major unifying force in a world facing conflicts. View More..

Manipur celebrates Yoga Day

    Updated On : Jun 21,2018   4:20 pm
Imphal, June 21 (IANS) The International Day of Yoga was celebrated in Manipur on Thursday with leaders, common people and students performing 'asanas' at several places. View More..

Zero-to-hero is my favourite genre: Filmmaker Omung Kumar

    Updated On : Jun 21,2018   2:28 pm
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) "Mary Kom" director Omung Kumar, who is re-exploring Manipur for "Yubi Lakpi" -- a traditional game styled on rugby -- says he is most interested in narratives about common people whose life goes through unusual incidents, thereby taking their story from nowhere to the pinnacle of success. View More..

8 held for smuggling drugs in Manipur

    Updated On : Jun 20,2018   9:00 pm
Imphal, June 20 (IANS) A special team of Narcotics and Affairs of Border (NAB) of Manipur Police arrested the Chairman of Autonomous District Council, Chandel district and seven other accomplices and seized 4 kg of high quality heroin and two lakh narcotics tablets from them. View More..

Facebook partners with NCW for digital literacy for women

    Updated On : Jun 18,2018   6:48 pm
Chandigarh, June 18 (IANS) Facebook on Monday announced its partnership with the National Commission for Women (NCW) to conduct a digital literacy programme aimed at training women scholars in Panjab University. View More..

CTET to be held in 20 languages, including Tamil: Javadekar

    Updated On : Jun 18,2018   5:50 pm
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) will be held in 20 languages, including Tamil, Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Monday. View More..

Manipur extrajudicial killings campaign calls upon Rajnath to safeguard activists

    Updated On : Jun 17,2018   7:16 pm
Imphal, June 17 (IANS) Over a thousand Indians on Sunday called upon Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh to end harassment and attacks on activists and human right defenders who highlighted alleged extrajudicial executions in the state, rights watchdog Amnesty International India said. View More..

Centre misusing Governors' office to destabilize non-BJP governments: Yechury

    Updated On : Jun 17,2018   4:38 pm
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Sunday accused the Modi government of using the Governors office to destabilise the non-BJP state governments as well as to install BJP governments despite the saffron party not winning the mandate. View More..

Challenge to turn India's growth rate to double digits: Modi

    Updated On : Jun 17,2018   1:24 pm
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the Indian economy grew at a healthy 7.7 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2017-18 and the challenge now is to turn this to "double digits". View More..

Mahila Congress chief of Manipur named

    Updated On : Jun 15,2018   5:30 pm
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday appointed Mutum Sarma Devi as the President of Manipur unit of Mahila Congress, while naming Sandhya Sawalakhe as the women wing's secretary in-charge of Maharashtra. View More..

Over 1,380 people rescued by army in flood-hit Manipur, Tripura

    Updated On : Jun 15,2018   4:24 pm
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) A total of 430 persons have so far been evacuated from flood-affected areas of Manipur and more than 950 rescued in Tripura by Assam Rifles and Army personnel, a defence statement said here on. View More..

NE health ministers discuss NEIGRIHMS issues with Nadda

    Updated On : Jun 15,2018   12:24 am
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Health ministers of northeastern states on Thursday sought intervention of Union Health and Family Welfare Minister J.P. Nadda into the shortage of faculty members in the North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS) in Meghalaya's capital Shillong. View More..

Northeast flood situation grim, Army help sought (Roundup)

    Updated On : Jun 14,2018   8:32 pm
Guwahati/Agartala/Imphal, June 14 (IANS) The flood situation in the Northeast continued to be grim on Thursday with at least nine people losing their lives and thousands displaced in Assam, Manipur and Tripura, where the state governments have sought Armys help in rescue operations. View More..

Jamshedpur FC sign defender Dhanachandra

    Updated On : Jun 14,2018   3:40 pm
Jamshedpur, June 14 (IANS) Jamshedpur FC on Thursday announced the signing of defender Dhanachandra Singh in a one-year deal. View More..

Torrential rains trigger landslides, flash floods in Manipur, Mizoram

    Updated On : Jun 12,2018   8:30 pm
Imphal, June 12 (IANS) Torrential rains in the fast few days have triggered landslides and flash floods in some parts of Mizoram and Manipur, throwing normal life out of gear, official reports said on Tuesday. View More..

Despite CM's appeal, government employees' strike paralyses Manipur

    Updated On : Jun 11,2018   5:16 pm
Imphal, June 11 (IANS) The employees of the Manipur Secretariat on Monday continued their cease-work strike as their demand for the implementation of the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission is yet to be fulfilled, despite an appeal from Chief Minister N. Biren Singh. View More..

Tribal militant killed in Manipur gunfight

    Updated On : Jun 11,2018   4:42 pm
Imphal, June 11 (IANS) A militant of the United Tribal Liberation Army was killed in a gunfight with the Assam Rifles in Manipur's Jiribam district on Sunday night, police said on Monday. View More..

Delhi Dynamos sign Siam Hanghal for two years

    Updated On : Jun 11,2018   4:18 pm
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) outfit Delhi Dynamos Football Club on Monday roped in 25-year-old Manipuri midfielder Siam Hanghal for a two-year deal. View More..

Manipuri women denounce killing of migrant worker

    Updated On : Jun 10,2018   6:34 pm
Imphal, June 10 (IANS) A large number of women near the Manipur capital on Sunday launched a sit-in protest to condemn the killing of a migrant worker. View More..