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

Rishang Keishing to be buried on Friday

    Updated On : Aug 23,2017   1:50 pm
Imphal, Aug 23 (IANS) Former Manipur Chief Minister and veteran Congress leader Rishang Keishing, who died on Tuesday, will be buried on Friday, family sources said on Wednesday. View More..

Sonia condoles death of former Manipur CM Keishing

    Updated On : Aug 23,2017   2:04 am
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday condoled the death of freedom fighter, veteran Congressman and four-time Manipur Chief Minister Rishang Keishing at the age of 97. View More..

Leaders condole former Manipur CM Keishing's demise

    Updated On : Aug 23,2017   12:16 am
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Political leaders across the political spectrum on Tuesday condoled the death of freedom fighter, veteran Congressman and four-time Manipur Chief Minister Rishang Keishing at the age of 97. View More..

Former Manipur CM Rishang Keishing dead, leaders condole death

    Updated On : Aug 22,2017   11:52 pm
Imphal, Aug 22 (IANS) Former Manipur Chief Minister and veteran Congress leader Rishang Keishing died on Tuesday at the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) here, his family members said. He was 97 View More..

Former Manipur CM Rishang Keishing dead (Lead, correcting name, para 3)

    Updated On : Aug 22,2017   10:30 pm
Imphal, Aug 22 (IANS) Former Manipur Chief Minister and veteran Congress leader Rishang Keishing died on Tuesday at the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) here, his family members said. He was 97 View More..

Former Manipur CM Rishan Kaising dead

    Updated On : Aug 22,2017   10:14 pm
Imphal, Aug 22 (IANS) Former Manipur Chief Minister and veteran Congress leader Rishan Kaising died on Tuesday at the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) here, his family members said. View More..

Transgender beauty pageant to be held in Gurugram

    Updated On : Aug 22,2017   9:10 pm
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The first edition of Miss Transqueen India, a beauty pageant for transgenders, will take place in Gurugram on Sunday. View More..

Meiraba, Lakshya to lead India challenge at junior badminton meets

    Updated On : Aug 22,2017   8:10 pm
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) India's Junior top ranked player Maisnam Meiraba and the Junior World No. 1 Lakshya Sen will lead the countrys challenge in the Badminton Asia Under-17 and Under-15 Championships in Myanmar from October 4 and the BWF World Junior Championships in Jakarta from October 9 respectively, it was announced on Tuesday. View More..

Centre, Google get HC notice on Blue Whale

    Updated On : Aug 22,2017   4:46 pm
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the central government, Facebook, Google and Yahoo on a plea seeking direction to the internet majors to take down the links of the Blue Whale game. View More..

Manipur man drowns in Delhi

    Updated On : Aug 21,2017   6:18 pm
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) A young man from Manipur drowned on Monday in a water body while on a morning walk with his friends at a sprawling park here, police said. View More..

'352 km Mizoram NH to boost ties with Myanmar; provide new trade route'

    Updated On : Aug 21,2017   4:16 pm
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Aiming to strengthen India's geo-strategic stand and transform the northeastern region into an economic powerhouse, the Centre has cleared a Rs 6,167 crore upgrade of a 352-km National Highway (NH) in Mizoram that will improve economic connectivity to Myanmar as also create an alternate trade route for mainland traders doing business in the northeast. View More..

Will Modi opt for early general election? (Column: Political Circus)

    Updated On : Aug 19,2017   11:30 am
The synchronisation of the next general election with the assembly polls of 2018 to set a pattern may not be the only reason why the Narendra Modi government is said to be considering bringing forward the 2019 general election by a year. View More..

A book that could be morale booster for the HIV-positive

    Updated On : Aug 18,2017   9:22 pm
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) In a society where HIV patients are very often forced into seclusion, a new book titled "I Am HIV-Positive, So What?" promises to raise new hopes among the silent sufferers. View More..

Stand vidicated by EC remarks on elections: Congress

    Updated On : Aug 18,2017   8:48 pm
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Reacting to Election Commissioner O.P. Rawat's remarks that "winning elections at all cost, without ethics, is the new normal in politics", the Congress on Friday said it stood vindicated on the issue. View More..

Gold bars worth Rs 7 cr seized in Manipur, smuggler held

    Updated On : Aug 18,2017   3:46 pm
Imphal, Aug 18 (IANS) Gold bars worth nearly Rs 7 crore have been seized and an international gold smuggler arrested from the Tengnoupal district in Manipur bordering Myanmar, officials said on Friday. View More..

HC raises questions on youngsters playing Blue Whale

    Updated On : Aug 17,2017   5:48 pm
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Thursday raised questions over youngsters committing suicide while playing the Blue Whale Challenge online game, asking how people are getting influenced by it. View More..

Bury deadly 'Blue Whale' game, says Nasscom

    Updated On : Aug 17,2017   5:40 pm
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Concerned at the 'Blue Whale game' phenomenon that has taken several lives globally, including in India, the National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) and the Data Security Council of India (DSCI) on Thursday issued an advisory for all stakeholders to check the spread of the game. View More..

Irom Sharmila gets married in Kodaikanal

    Updated On : Aug 17,2017   2:16 pm
Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) Civil rights activist Irom Chanu Sharmila on Thursday married her lover Desmond Coutinho in Kodaikanal in Tamil Nadu. View More..

Violations on Blue Whale will be dealt with strictly: Minister

    Updated On : Aug 16,2017   7:06 pm
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Any violations of government instructions of removing all links which direct users to the dangerous online game "The Blue Whale Challenge" will be dealt with strictly, Union Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Wednesday. View More..

New-gen northeast filmmakers to get platform in Delhi

    Updated On : Aug 16,2017   5:42 pm
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) A new-generation of filmmakers from the northeast will get a chance to showcase their movies at a festival here later this week. View More..