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

Manipur school teacher shot dead

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   1:32 pm
Imphal, April 25 (IANS) A school teacher was shot dead by a police driver in Manipur during a quarrel on Monday night, police said. View More..

Northeast no more a nursery, it's a football factory: Mizoram CM

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   4:54 pm
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla on Monday backed former India football team captain Baichung Bhutia's comment on the northeast no more being a nursery of the game but a leader, saying it's not only his state but also Manipuri and Assam that have come of age at the national level. View More..

Indian Army's BRO loses civil infra projects due to delays

    Updated On : Apr 23,2017   1:08 pm
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The government has taken away some civil infrastructure works from the Indian Army-controlled Border Roads Organisation (BRO) as it has failed to meet deadlines for key roads in strategically-important locations, resulting not only in delays but also huge cost over-runs. View More..

I fear tampering with EVMs in MCD polls too: Kejriwal (IANS Interview)

    Updated On : Apr 22,2017   4:24 pm
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Saturday he fears "5 to 10 per cent" EVM tampering in Delhi's civic polls and urged people to vote heavily for the AAP to defeat this. View More..

BJP's poll strategist predicts Congress' downfall in Meghalaya

    Updated On : Apr 22,2017   2:16 pm
Shillong, April 22 (IANS) Predicting Meghalaya's Congress-led government's downfall, BJP poll strategist Himanta Biswa Sarma has shown confidence that his party will win the people's mandate in the state in 2018. View More..

Police nab four militants in Manipur

    Updated On : Apr 21,2017   6:42 pm
Imphal, April 21 (IANS) Four members of the Kuki Revolutionary Army (KRA), a militant outfit, were arrested on Friday on charges of extortion, kidnapping and opening fire at several places, police said. View More..

Tribal developmental fund to be probed: Minister

    Updated On : Apr 21,2017   5:26 pm
Imphal, April 21 (IANS) Minister of Tribal Affairs Jual Oram on Friday said funds released so far for the development of tribal areas in Manipur will be probed. View More..

Government may extend central aid to spur private investments in housing: Naidu

    Updated On : Apr 20,2017   11:46 pm
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said that to promote private investments in affordable housing on a large scale, his ministry is considering to extend central assistance. View More..

Human resource only asset through which Nagas can progress: CM

    Updated On : Apr 20,2017   7:58 pm
Kohima, April 20 (IANS) Nagaland Chief Minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu on Thursday emphasised that human resource development is the only asset through which the Nagas can progress. View More..

Rahul holds meeting with party leaders on future polls

    Updated On : Apr 19,2017   12:02 am
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday held a strategy meeting with Congress leaders, MLAs and MPs to discuss measures to strenghten the party in states which will go for polls before the next general elections. View More..

Manipur lawyers protest 'outsider' Advocate General

    Updated On : Apr 18,2017   8:16 pm
Imphal, April 18 (IANS) The High Court Bar Association of Manipur on Tuesday staged a protest here against a government proposal to appoint a lawyer from Andhra Pradesh as the new Advocate General. View More..

Congress MLA, 14 councillors join BJP in Manipur

    Updated On : Apr 18,2017   3:22 pm
Imphal, April 18 (IANS) Congress MLA Ginsuahau Zou and 14 councillors from the party have joined the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Manipur. View More..

Oil tankers ambushed along Manipur highway

    Updated On : Apr 18,2017   1:16 pm
Imphal, April 18 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen, suspected to be Kuki tribal militants, opened fire at oil tankers on Tuesday morning in Manipur's Kangpokpi district. The attack caused no casualty, the police said. View More..

Congress MLA joins BJP in Manipur

    Updated On : Apr 18,2017   1:14 pm
Imphal, April 18 (IANS) Congress MLA Ginsuahau Zou has joined the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Manipur. View More..

National, Tripura issues to dominate CPI-M meet in Delhi

    Updated On : Apr 17,2017   4:46 pm
New Delhi/Agartala, April 17 (IANS) Current national political issues and issues relating to election-bound Tripura are likely to dominate the two-day Central Committee meeting of the CPI-M in New Delhi starting from Tuesday, party sources said on Monday. View More..

Genomic boost to protect Assam's muga silkworm

    Updated On : Apr 17,2017   12:34 pm
Kolkata, April 17 (IANS) A "snapshot" of the muga silkworm genome decoded by Indian scientists offers vital clues for imparting disease-resistance to help conserve the economically important insect which spins the distinctive golden yellow fabric synonymous with Assam. View More..

Interstate drug cartel's kingpin held

    Updated On : Apr 16,2017   10:24 pm
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) A kingpin of a drug cartel which used to supply drugs in Delhi and adjoining states and who was carrying a reward of Rs 50,000 on his head, has been arrested, police said on Sunday. View More..

Easter Sunday celebrated in northeast

    Updated On : Apr 16,2017   2:30 pm
Aizawl/Kohima, April 16 (IANS) Christians in most parts of the northeast with traditional pomp and gaiety celebrated the Easter Sunday signifying Jesus Christ's victory over death after his crucifixion to redeem the world. View More..

BJP slams Congress for blocking OBC bill

    Updated On : Apr 16,2017   2:06 pm
Bhubaneswar, April 16 (IANS) The BJP National Executive hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the NDA government on Sunday for enacting a bill to grant constitutional status to the OBC Commission and slammed the Congress for blocking it in the Rajya Sabha. View More..

Manipur minister submits resignation, to take final decision on Tuesday

    Updated On : Apr 15,2017   7:36 pm
Imphal, April 15 (IANS) Senior Manipur Minister L. Jayentakumar tendered his resignation in protest against "uncalled for interference" by Chief Minister N. Biren Singh, rocking the month-old BJP-led coalition government. He said later that he has spoken to the Chief Minister and would take a final decision on Tuesday. View More..