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

Northeast states told to expedite digitisation of PDS to check fraud

    Updated On : Apr 23,2018   4:48 pm
Agartala, April 23 (IANS) The Union government has asked the northeastern states to expedite the computerisation of the Public Distribution System (PDS) to ensure greater efficiency and transparency, and to check large-scale fraud. View More..

AFSPA removed from Meghalaya, restricted in Arunachal

    Updated On : Apr 23,2018   4:12 pm
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Union Home Ministry has removed Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) from Meghalaya and reduced it to eight police stations in Arunachal Pradesh, an official said on Monday. View More..

Tripura asked to expedite digitisation of PDS to check fraud

    Updated On : Apr 23,2018   11:32 am
Agartala, April 23 (IANS) The Union government has asked the northeastern states to expedite the computerisation of the Public Distribution System (PDS) to ensure greater efficiency and transparency, and to check large-scale fraud. View More..

Indian Tigers thrash China Dragons in WSB tie

    Updated On : Apr 22,2018   10:18 pm
Rohtak, April 22 (IANS) Mandeep Jangra thumped Haerheng Wulepaer of China Dragons to register his first ever win in the World Series of Boxing (WSB) format and guided the Indian Tigers to the second consecutive victory with a 4-1 score at the National Boxing Academy here on Sunday. View More..

Manipur agrees in principle for staff salaries as per pay panel

    Updated On : Apr 22,2018   7:50 pm
Imphal, April 22 (IANS) Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Sunday said that the state government had agreed "in principle" to give enhanced salaries to its employees as per the 7th Pay Commission recommendations. View More..

Several injured during Manipur protest

    Updated On : Apr 21,2018   9:34 pm
Imphal, April 21 (IANS) Several persons were injured on Saturday after the police fired tear gas shells in Imphal East district to control the crowd protesting against a decision of the state government to shift a hospital from Sagolmang to another constituency. View More..

Ceasefire pact with Nagaland insurgent groups extended one more year

    Updated On : Apr 20,2018   10:02 pm
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Central government on Friday announced it has extended a ceasefire agreement with insurgent groups in Nagaland for one year affecting from April 28. View More..

10 houses gutted in Manipur fire

    Updated On : Apr 20,2018   2:38 pm
Imphal, April 20 (IANS) At least 10 houses have been gutted in a massive fire in Manipur's Moreh town, officials said on Friday. View More..

SC asks states to expedite process of appointing Lokayukta

    Updated On : Apr 19,2018   9:54 pm
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday asked 11 states and a union territory to expedite the process of appointing Lokayukta or Uplokayukta. View More..

Manipur can have fishery projects: Vice President

    Updated On : Apr 18,2018   7:42 pm
Imphal, April 18 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaih Naidu on Wednesday said that there could be various fishery and aquarium projects in Manipur to increase income of farmers since the state has sufficient rainfall round the year. View More..

17 injured in Manipur police crackdown on protesters

    Updated On : Apr 17,2018   7:14 pm
Imphal, April 17 (IANS) At least 17 persons including women were injured in a police action on Monday night while taking part in a protest demanding the construction of a hospital at Khundrakpam in Imphal East district of Manipur, police said on Tuesday. View More..

'Good monsoon for central region, low in east, northeast and south'

    Updated On : Apr 17,2018   6:42 pm
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) With high probability of normal monsoon at 97 percent predicted pan India for 2018, private weather forecaster Skymet on Tuesday forecast central India to receive highest rainfall at 108 percent between June and September. View More..

Northeastern states asked to expedite computerisation of PDS

    Updated On : Apr 17,2018   6:08 pm
Agartala, April 17 (IANS) The Cnion government has asked five northeastern states - Meghalaya, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland and Tripura - to expedite the computerisation of Public Distribution System (PDS) for its better and transparent performance, an official said here on Tuesday. View More..

Manipur staged gunfights: SC wants officers named in FIR

    Updated On : Apr 16,2018   7:34 pm
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday directed the CBI's SIT to file a supplementary FIR naming the officers involved in the alleged extra-judicial killings and staged gunfights by the Army, Assam Rifles and Police in Manipur. View More..

Rs 1,600cr sanctioned for Manipur highway improvement

    Updated On : Apr 16,2018   5:28 pm
Imphal, April 16 (IANS) Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Monday announced that the Centre has sanctioned Rs 1,600 crore for the improvement of the National Highway (NH) 2 bordering Myanmar. View More..

114 terrorists give up arms in Mizoram in 'homecoming' ceremony

    Updated On : Apr 13,2018   6:48 pm
Aizawl, April 13 (IANS) Two weeks after a peace accord, 114 terrorists of Hmar People's Convention-Democratic (HPC-D) on Friday surrendered to the Mizoram government and deposited huge cache of arms and ammunition. View More..

100 militants to surrender in Mizoram

    Updated On : Apr 12,2018   4:28 pm
Aizawl, April 12 (IANS) Over 100 militants of Hmar People's Convention-Democratic (HPC-D) will surrenders with their weapons in Mizoram on Friday in line with a peace pact signed last week with the state government, an official said on Thursday. View More..

Shah attacks Congress, says it has no 'internal democracy'

    Updated On : Apr 12,2018   4:22 pm
Dharwad (Karnataka), April 12 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday lambasted the Congress for the washout of the second half of the Budget Session of Parliament, saying a party which lacks "internal democracy" cannot protect democracy in the country. View More..

10 plays to compete for 14 awards at META 2018 (Curtain Raiser)

    Updated On : Apr 12,2018   3:00 pm
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) A classical Greek tragedy exploring the aftermath of war, retold in a theatre production; a play that is set against the backdrop of social stratification and pseudo-nationalism; the story of transgenders, retraced from history and mythology; and the tragedy of over 200,000 "comfort women" who were forced into prostitution by the Japanese military -- all of these and several other plays will be competing for awards in 14 categories at the Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META). View More..

Four auto thieves, including dismissed IRB Constable, held

    Updated On : Apr 11,2018   9:38 pm
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Four persons, including a dismissed Constable of the Indian Reserve Battalion from Manipur and an MBA passout, have been arrested from south Delhi on charge of stealing automobiles, police said on Wednesday. View More..