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

We know about Rajkummar's APSA, not Manipur's Haobam Paban Kumar: Adil Hussain

    Updated On : Nov 24,2017   7:44 pm
Kolkata, Nov 24 (IANS) Critically acclaimed actor Adil Hussain says role models are slowly emerging from the northeast states but it would take time. He drew attention to the absence of awareness about filmmaker Haobam Paban Kumar's special mention at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards for the Manipuri movie "Lady of the Lake". View More..

Punjab to face Mohun Bagan in I-League opener (Preview)

    Updated On : Nov 24,2017   7:34 pm
Ludhiana, Nov 24 (IANS) Home side Minerva Punjab is set to take on Mohun Bagan in the opening match of the 11th Hero I-League football tournament here on Saturday. View More..

Bid to speed up major highway projects in Northeast

    Updated On : Nov 24,2017   12:12 pm
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Continuing its initiative of reducing projects with the overburdened Border Roads Organisation (BRO) and the resultant delays and cost over-runs, the government is transferring over 2,000 km of upcoming highway projects to the fledgling, state-owned National Highways Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (NHIDCL), according to informed sources. View More..

CCTV cameras in various state courts for live recordings of proceedings, SC told

    Updated On : Nov 23,2017   11:16 pm
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday was informed by the Central government that various states have installed CCTV cameras in court rooms and live audio and video recordings of judicial proceedings have started. View More..

Former Manipur militants blamed for robberies

    Updated On : Nov 23,2017   7:40 pm
Imphal, Nov 23 (IANS) A taxi drivers' association in Manipur on Thursday alleged there have been seven cases of robberies on a key highway in one week and suspected the involvement of former militants. View More..

'Newton' wins two honours at APSA

    Updated On : Nov 23,2017   6:58 pm
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) India's Oscar entry "Newton" secured two wins at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards in Brisbane on Thursday, with Rajkummar Rao winning the best actor and Mayank Tewari and Amit V. Masurkar claiming the best screenplay honour. Manipuri movie "Lady of the Lake" won a special mention. View More..

'Newton' wins two honours at APSA

    Updated On : Nov 23,2017   6:42 pm
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) India's Oscar entry "Newton" secured two wins at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards in Brisbane on Thursday, with Rajkummar Rao winning the best actor and Mayank Tewari and Amit V. Masurkar claiming the best screenplay honour. Manipuri movie "Lady of the Lake" won a special mention. View More..

Fuel shortage in Manipur as transporters launch strike

    Updated On : Nov 23,2017   1:28 pm
Imphal, Nov 23 (IANS) Manipur on Thursday faced an acute shortage of fuel following a strike by owners of oil tankers in protest against government policies. View More..

Congress urges President to make agreement with NSCN-IM public

    Updated On : Nov 22,2017   8:34 pm
Imphal, Nov 22 (IANS) The Congress' Manipur unit on Wednesday submitted a memorandum to President Ram Nath Kovind, seeking that the Narendra Modi government make public the framework agreement signed with the NSCN-IM in August 2015. View More..

President pays floral tribute at Netaji's statue in Manipur

    Updated On : Nov 22,2017   4:16 pm
Imphal, Nov 22 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind and First Lady Savita Kovind on Wednesday paid floral tributes at the statue of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose at the Indian National Army memorial in Manipur's Bishupur district. View More..

Two Art of Living members held in Meghalaya

    Updated On : Nov 22,2017   3:20 am
Shillong, Nov 22 (IANS) Two members of the Art of Living foundation were arrested in Meghalaya on charge of trying to meet outlawed Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council's (HNLC) leader in Bangladesh, police said. View More..

Nagaland CM bats for Tourist Circuit for Northeast

    Updated On : Nov 21,2017   11:08 pm
Kohima/Imphal, Nov 21 (IANS) Nagaland Chief Minister T.R. Zeliang on Tuesday called for creating a Tourist Circuit for northeast India in order to connect all festivals of the eight states in the region. View More..

President calls Manipur sports capital of India

    Updated On : Nov 21,2017   8:22 pm
Imphal, Nov 21 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday inaugurated a 10-day Sangai tourism festival in Imphal and said "nobody can forget the magnificent Mary Kom who has done India proud on several occasions". View More..

President underlines development of northeastern states

    Updated On : Nov 21,2017   4:58 pm
Imphal, Nov 21 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday underlined the need for the overall development of the northeastern states and said the region's connectivity with the outside world through air and waterways will be improved. View More..

Kovind in Manipur amid general strike

    Updated On : Nov 21,2017   3:10 pm
Imphal, Nov 21 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind arrived here on Tuesday amid a shutdown called by insurgents that crippled life across Manipur. View More..

Security cover of Manipur Congress MLAs slashed

    Updated On : Nov 20,2017   10:32 pm
Imphal, Nov 20 (IANS) The security cover of 16 Congress legislators in Manipur has been slashed to seven personnel each, from the earlier count of 15, with effect from Monday, a police officer said. View More..

Manipur dailies protest BJYM's action with blank editorials

    Updated On : Nov 20,2017   4:32 pm
Imphal, Nov 20 (IANS) Local newspapers in Manipur hit the stands on Monday with their editorial columns blank -- in protest against the burning of some copies of the "Poknapham", a Manipuri language newspaper, by BJP youth activists on Saturday. View More..

Kovind stops in Assam en route to Arunachal

    Updated On : Nov 19,2017   4:24 pm
Guwahati, Nov 19 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind arrived in Assam's Lakhimpur district on Sunday before departing for Arunachal Pradesh. View More..

NSCN-K 'Finance Secretary' arrested in Meghalaya

    Updated On : Nov 19,2017   4:04 pm
Shillong, Nov 19 (IANS) Inovi Avika Assumi, the "Finance Secretary" of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Khaplang (NSCN-K), has been arrested here, an official said on Sunday. View More..

Farooq Abdullah reiterates his stand on autonomy

    Updated On : Nov 18,2017   9:28 pm
Jammu, Nov 18 (IANS) Defending his assertion for internal autonomy to both parts of divided Kashmir without obliterating the Line of Control (LoC), National Conference (NC) President Farooq Abdullah on Saturday said if India wants to get Pakistan-administered Kashmir (PoK), let it move towards the LoC with guns. View More..