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

Lalengzama to lead Bengaluru FC B in J&K Invitational Cup, Sikkim Gold Cup

    Updated On : Oct 18,2018   5:02 pm
Bengaluru, Oct 18 (IANS) Midfielder Lalengzama Vangchhia has been named the skipper of the 18-member Bengaluru FC B squad for the upcoming Jammu and Kashmir Invitational Cup as well as the prestigious Governor's Gold Cup in Sikkim which kicks off later this month, it was announced on Thursday. View More..

Pinjore Heritage festival to begin on October 19

    Updated On : Oct 17,2018   7:42 pm
Chandigarh, Oct 17 (IANS) The three-day Pinjore Heritage festival, beginning Friday, will be historic this year. A play titled "1857 Ki Kahani, Haryana Ki Zubani", showcasing the sagas of Haryana bravehearts, will be staged, officials said on Wednesday. View More..

Brown sugar worth Rs 65 lakh seized in Manipur, 2 held

    Updated On : Oct 16,2018   8:18 pm
Kolkata, Oct 16 (IANS) Authorities seized about 650 grams of brown sugar, valued at Rs 65 lakh, in Manipur and arrested two people, an official said on Tuesday. View More..

Japan to be showcased in Shillong cherry blossom festival

    Updated On : Oct 16,2018   8:16 pm
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Japanese culture and cuisine will be showcased in this year's Indian International Cherry Blossom Festival to be held in Shillong from November 14 to 17, Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma said on Tuesday. View More..

Arrested Manipur varsity teachers, students released

    Updated On : Oct 16,2018   7:34 pm
Imphal, Oct 16 (IANS) Six teachers and eight students of Manipur University arrested nearly a month ago in the course of their agitation to seek the removal of the Vice Chancellor were released on Tuesday. View More..

Manipur University professors handcuffed

    Updated On : Oct 14,2018   7:48 pm
Imphal, Oct 14 (IANS) Jail officials on Sunday brought six Manipur University professors for medical check-up from the Imphal Central Jail in handcuffs, triggering condemnation. View More..

Security tightened in Tripura, south Assam for Durga Puja

    Updated On : Oct 13,2018   2:58 pm
Agartala/Silchar, Oct 13 (IANS) Armed with sophisticated weapons and electronic gadgets, a record number of security personnel would be deployed in Tripura and southern Assam for the five-day Durga Puja festivities beginning on October 15, police said on Saturday. View More..

High Court appoints Manipur University Administrator

    Updated On : Oct 11,2018   9:18 pm
Imphal, Oct 11 (IANS) The High Court of Manipur on Thursday appointed former Chief Secretary Jarnail Singh to resolve the lingering impasse in Manipur University. View More..

British Council, NEC sign MoU on educational, cultural collaboration

    Updated On : Oct 11,2018   4:28 pm
Shillong, Oct 11 (IANS) British Council India and the North Eastern Council (NEC) on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen educational and cultural cooperation. View More..

Meghalaya expects Central funds for National Games

    Updated On : Oct 10,2018   9:34 pm
Shillong, Oct 10 (IANS) The Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment is expected to fund Rs 300 crore to the Meghalaya government for construction of stadiums for hosting the 2022 National Games, Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong said on Wednesday. View More..

Corrected Copy Ministry of Social Justice, Empowerment to fund Rs 300 crore to Meghalaya for Stadiums

    Updated On : Oct 10,2018   9:02 pm
Shillong, Oct 10 (IANS) The Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment is expected to fund Rs 300 crore to the Meghalaya government for construction of stadiums for hosting the 2022 National Games, Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong said on Wednesday. View More..

Manipur University on the boil again; 6 student leaders held

    Updated On : Oct 10,2018   6:56 pm
Imphal, Oct 10 (IANS) In heightened tension between students of Manipur University and the authorities, police on Wednesday fired tear gas shells to disperse the agitating students demanding unconditional release of professors and students now in judicial custody. View More..

Noted Indian classical dancers to perform at Mumbai festival

    Updated On : Oct 10,2018   5:32 pm
Mumbai, Oct 10 (IANS) An Indian classical dance festival featuring some of the most renowned names of Manipuri, Bharatanatyam, Kathak and Odissi genres will kick off at the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) here on Friday. View More..

Meet Modi over dangers of Electricity Act amendments: Kejriwal to BJP CMs

    Updated On : Oct 07,2018   8:50 pm
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday urged his counterparts from BJP- and NDA-ruled states to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi to apprise him about the "dangers" related to the proposed amendments to the Electricity Act, 2003. View More..

Manipur tribal insurgent killed by suspected rival group

    Updated On : Oct 07,2018   4:18 pm
Imphal Oct 7 (IANS) A tribal insurgent was shot dead by people suspected to be of a rival group, police sources said on Sunday. View More..

Deficit rainfall in northeastern India, crop production could fall

    Updated On : Oct 06,2018   12:52 pm
Agartala/Guwahati, Oct 6 (IANS) Mountainous northeastern India experienced a 26 per cent deficit during the monsoon, causing fears of falling crop production and scarcity of water, experts said. According to officials of the India Meteorological Department (IMD), this year's deficiency during the four-month monsoon (June-September) is the highest in the last five years. View More..

NIA takes over Manipur arms haul case

    Updated On : Oct 05,2018   9:44 pm
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) The NIA has taken over the investigation of the seizure of a huge cache of arms and ammunition in Manipur that was recovered from a house towards May-end, the anti-terror agency said on Friday. View More..

300 admitted to hospital after food poisoning in Manipur vilage

    Updated On : Oct 05,2018   9:10 pm
Imphal Oct 5 (IANS) Over 300 people in a village in Imphal East district were hospitalised after consuming a wedding feast on Friday evening. They were rushed to the district hospital at Khangabok in Thoubal district. View More..

2-hour pause in Myanmar border trade

    Updated On : Oct 05,2018   8:14 pm
Imphal Oct 5 (IANS) Troopers of Assam Rifles deployed at Moreh, Manipur's border town, had shut the international gate from 7 to 9 am on Friday. Business at Namphalong just across the international border came to a standstill since Indian traders could not go there. View More..

Government against minority appeasement for inclusive growth: Naqvi

    Updated On : Oct 05,2018   3:58 pm
Guwahati, Oct 5 (IANS) Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Friday said the BJP-led NDA government, which was against the minority appeasement policy, has removed the regional and social imbalance in terms of development in the country by its commitment to "inclusive growth". View More..