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

4,472 Haj pilgrims will go from northeast

    Updated On : Jul 21,2017   1:42 pm
Guwahati, July 21 (IANS) A total of 4,472 pilgrims from the northeastern states are set to go to Saudi Arabia for Haj this year, it was announced on Friday. View More..

4,472 Haaj pilgrims will go from northeast

    Updated On : Jul 21,2017   1:25 pm
Guwahati, July 21 (IANS) A total of 4,472 pilgrims from northeastern states are set to go to Saudi Arabia for Hajj this year, it was announced on Friday. View More..

Kovind led in 21 states, benefited from cross-voting too

    Updated On : Jul 20,2017   9:02 pm
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind led in 21 states as also in both houses of Parliament over his rival Meira Kumar to register a thumping victory in the Presidential election, apart from cross-voting by those from the SP, Trinamool Congress and AAP. View More..

Assam Rifles seize gold worth Rs 2 crore

    Updated On : Jul 19,2017   5:18 pm
Imphal, July 19 (IANS) The Assam Rifles have seized 9.63 kg of contraband gold worth more than Rs 2 crore in Manipur. View More..

Why India needs to count its broken toilets

    Updated On : Jul 19,2017   12:28 pm
In 2016, as many as 96.5 per cent of rural elementary government schools had toilets, but more than one in four (27.79 per cent) were dysfunctional or locked, according to data collected for the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER). Only about 68.7 per cent of schools had working toilet facilities for students. View More..

Congress sponsored shutdown cripples life in Tripura

    Updated On : Jul 19,2017   11:12 am
Agartala, July 19 (IANS) A 12-hour shutdown called by the opposition Congress against a tribal party's indefinite road and rail blockade demanding separate state for the tribals crippled life in Tripura on Wednesday. View More..

16 states register 100% voting in presidential poll

    Updated On : Jul 18,2017   11:16 pm
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Sixteen states and a union territory registered 100 per cent polling in presidential election, official figures released here said on Tuesday. View More..

HC uphold Nagaland Governor's directive to prove majority, trust vote Wednesday

    Updated On : Jul 18,2017   11:02 pm
Kohima, July 18 (IANS) The Gauhati High Court's Kohima bench on Tuesday upheld Nagaland Governor P.B. Acharya's directive to Chief Minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu to prove his majority in the assembly, following which Acharya sought an special session on Wednesday for the floor test. View More..

Kovind vs Meira: Presidential contest sees near 100% voting (Intro Roundup)

    Updated On : Jul 18,2017   12:04 am
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Lawmakers across India voted on Monday to elect the country's 14th President in a contest in which the ruling NDA's candidate Ram Nath Kovind has an overwhelming edge over opposition-backed Meira Kumar. View More..

Kovind vs Meira: Presidential contest sees near 100% voting (Roundup)

    Updated On : Jul 17,2017   9:30 pm
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Lawmakers across India voted on Monday to elect the country's 14th President in a contest in which the ruling NDAs candidate Ram Nath Kovind has an overwhelming edge over opposition-backed Meira Kumar. View More..

Presidential poll sees near 100% voting

    Updated On : Jul 17,2017   7:54 pm
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The election to choose Indias 14th President saw almost 100 per cent voting on Monday with Lok Sabha Secretary and Returning Officer Anoop Mishra terming it "probably the highest turnout ever". View More..

50 per cent of human rights complaints from J&K: RTI

    Updated On : Jul 17,2017   6:28 pm
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir accounted for 49.5 per cent of the human rights violation complaints against the armed forces between 2012 and 2016, revealed an RTI reply. View More..

One new case of swine flu confirmed in Manipur

    Updated On : Jul 15,2017   6:12 pm
Imphal, July 15 (IANS) Manipur Health Minister L. Jayentakumar on Saturday announced that a 45-year-old man from Imphal west district has been confirmed to be suffering from swine flu. View More..

Indian student found dead in Bangladesh, another injured

    Updated On : Jul 15,2017   3:44 pm
Dhaka, July 15 (IANS) An Indian student has been found dead while another was found injured in a flat in Bangladesh's Chittagong's city. View More..

Myanmar defence chief calls on PM, condemns Amarnath attack

    Updated On : Jul 14,2017   7:52 pm
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Myanmar Defence Services Commander-in-Chief U Min Aung Hliang called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Friday and conveyed his country's condolences to the victims of the terrorist attack on the Amarnath Yatra that claimed the lives of seven pilgrims. View More..

SC orders CBI probe into Manipur's staged shootouts

    Updated On : Jul 14,2017   7:36 pm
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Over-ruling the government's various contentions, the Supreme Court on Friday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation to set up a team to probe over 90 cases of alleged staged shootouts by security forces in Manipur. View More..

Manipur rights activists welcome SC order to probe staged gunfights

    Updated On : Jul 14,2017   7:18 pm
Imphal, July 14 (IANS) Human rights activists in Manipur welcomed the Supreme Court's Friday directive ordering a CBI probe into alleged cases of staged shootouts in the state. View More..

'Jagga Jasoos': Weak narrative dampens stunning visuals (IANS Review, Rating: **1/2)

    Updated On : Jul 14,2017   4:24 pm
Film: "Jagga Jasoos"; Director: Anurag Basu; Cast: Ranbir Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, Saswata Chatterjee, Saurabh Shukla; Rating: **1/2 View More..

Landslide kills 1 in Manipur, injures 4

    Updated On : Jul 14,2017   3:00 pm
Imphal, July 14 (IANS) A woman was killed and another is missing in a landslide in Manipur's Senapati district on Thursday afternoon, official reports said on Friday. Four others were seriously injured. View More..

SC orders CBI probe into Manipur fake gunbattles

    Updated On : Jul 14,2017   11:36 am
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation to probe the over 60 cases of alleged fake shootouts by the security forces in Manipur. View More..