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

Centre to spend Rs 1.5 lakh cr to improve NE highways: Gadkari

    Updated On : Sep 24,2018   10:18 pm
Shillong, Sep 24 (IANS) Union Road and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari here on Monday announced that the government will spend Rs 1.5 lakh crore for improving national highways in the northeastern states of the country. View More..

'Land acquisition, environmental clearances major reasons for NE road projects delay'

    Updated On : Sep 24,2018   7:26 pm
Shillong, Sep 24 (IANS) Road and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday said land acquisition and environmental clearances were the two major hurdles delaying the road infrastructure projects in the northeastern states. View More..

Modi dedicates airport in Sikkim, attacks past governments on northeast development

    Updated On : Sep 24,2018   1:52 pm
Pakyong (Sikkim), Sep 24 (IANS) Marking a new milestone in the country's aviation sector by bringing Sikkim into air network, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday attacked the previous governments accusing them of having neglected the northeast and said in the last four years his government has opened 35 new airports. View More..

North East has emerged as hub of human trafficking in India : Mir

    Updated On : Sep 23,2018   9:02 pm
Shillong, Sep 23 Sep 23 (IANS) Meghalaya High Court Chief Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir said India's North East has emerged as hub of human trafficking in India where unemployment, poverty, migration for search of jobs are some of the reasons of human trafficking, an official statement said on Sunday. View More..

Militants attack trucks in Manipur

    Updated On : Sep 22,2018   11:54 am
Imphal, Sep 22 (IANS) Suspected tribal militants have attacked and looted 20 trucks in Manipur here, abducted a driver and injured two others, police said on Saturday. View More..

Drug-free Tripura: Security agencies seize drugs worth Rs 33 cr

    Updated On : Sep 21,2018   6:26 pm
Agartala, Sep 21 (IANS) In line with the government's mission to make Tripura a "drug-free state", various security agencies in the last six months have seized huge quantities of several drugs valued at Rs 33 crore, officials said here on Friday. View More..

80 Manipur University students arrested

    Updated On : Sep 21,2018   1:44 pm
Imphal, Sep 21 (IANS) Eighty students and six professors of the Manipur University were arrested after police stormed the boys hostel early on Friday following a complaint by the Vice Chancellor's office, officials said. View More..

'III Smoking Barrels': Echoing the voice of Far East India (IANS Review, Rating: ***1/2)

    Updated On : Sep 20,2018   12:34 pm
Film: "III Smoking Barrels"; Director: Sanjib Dey; Cast: Indraneil Sengupta, Subrat Dutta, Mandakini Goswami, Amrita Chattopadhyay, Shiny Gogoi, Siddharth Boro, Nalneesh Neel, Rajni Basumatary, Disha Thakur, Bijou Thaangjam, Niloy Sankar Gupta and Vikram Gogoi; Rating: ***1/2 View More..

PIL on EVM: Bombay HC for notices to EC, Centre, Maharashtra (Roundup)

    Updated On : Sep 19,2018   7:38 pm
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) In a significant development, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday ordered issue of notices to the Election Commission, Maharashtra State Election Commission (M-SEC) and two public sector makers of electronic voting machines (EVM) and others in a public interest litigation filed by an RTI activist. View More..

PIL on EVM: Bombay HC issues notices to EC, Centre, Maharashtra

    Updated On : Sep 19,2018   5:10 pm
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) In a significant development, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday ordered issuing of notices to the Election Commission of India (EC), Maharashtra State Election Commission (M-SEC) and two public sector makers of electronic voting machines (EVM) and others in a public interest litigation filed by an RTI activist. View More..

PIL on EVM irregularities: Bombay HC issues notices to EC, Centre, Maharashtra and two PSUs (Lead, Correcting Name in Third Paragraph)

    Updated On : Sep 19,2018   4:54 pm
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) In a significant development, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday ordered issuing of notices to the Election Commission of India (EC), Maharashtra State Election Commission (M-SEC) and two public sector makers of electronic voting machines (EVM) and others in a public interest litigation filed by an RTI activist. View More..

PIL on EVM irregularities: Bombay HC issues notices to EC, Centre, Maharashtra and two PSUs

    Updated On : Sep 19,2018   4:34 pm
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) In a significant development, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday ordered issuing of notices to the Election Commission of India (EC), Maharashtra State Election Commission (M-SEC) and two public sector makers of electronic voting machines (EVM) and others in a public interest litigation filed by an RTI activist. View More..

Manipur hikes cash awards for sportspersons

    Updated On : Sep 15,2018   7:26 pm
Imphal, Sep 15 (IANS) The Manipur government has increased the cash awards to sportspersons who bring laurels to the state from international events. View More..

More than 21 lakh people living with HIV in India, Maharashtra tops: Report

    Updated On : Sep 14,2018   8:24 pm
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Maharashtra has the highest number of people living with HIV (PLHIV) in India which is around 3.30 lakh, contributing 15 per cent of total immunodeficiency virus-affected people in the country which is 21.40 lakh, according to the latest data by Health and Family Welfare Ministry. View More..

Suspected vehicle thief lynched in Manipur

    Updated On : Sep 14,2018   5:44 pm
Imphal, Sep 14 (IANS) Villagers lynched a suspected motor vehicle thief in Manipur, sparking fears of Hindu-Muslim tensions, police said on Friday. View More..

Rahul appoints 9 new AICC secretaries

    Updated On : Sep 14,2018   2:34 pm
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday appointed nine new AICC secretaries. View More..

Girl child marriage rate highest among SC/ST: NCPCR

    Updated On : Sep 13,2018   12:24 pm
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The prevalence of child marriage in India is the highest amongst Scheduled Tribe girls (15 per cent) followed by Scheduled Castes (13 per cent), according to a report released by the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR). View More..

SC seeks details of criminal cases pending against MPs, MLAs

    Updated On : Sep 12,2018   9:46 pm
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Chief Secretaries of 19 states and six Union Territories, including Registrar Generals (RGs) of the High Courts, to furnish details of the criminal cases pending against MPs and MLAs. View More..

Manipur to ban old vehicles

    Updated On : Sep 12,2018   6:16 pm
Imphal, Sep 12 (IANS) Manipur may ban auto-rickshaws and other vehicles which are 15 years old or more. View More..

4 militants arrested in Manipur

    Updated On : Sep 12,2018   3:40 pm
Imphal, Sep 12 (IANS) Four militants of the banned People's Liberation Army (PLA) were arrested by the Manipur police from two different parts of Imphal east district, according to a press release issued by the police department on Wednesday. View More..