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
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

Congress opposes additional powers to Assam Rifles in NE

    Updated On : Feb 22,2019   5:26 pm
Guwahati, Feb 22 (IANS) The opposition Congress Legislature Party (CLP) on Friday moved an adjournment motion in the Assam Assembly over the Centre's move to bestow additional powers on the Assam Rifles, and resorted to a walkout when the Speaker disallowed it on procedural grounds. View More..

Syed Mushtaq Ali: Jharkhand, Kerala start on winning note

    Updated On : Feb 21,2019   7:36 pm
Vijayawada, Feb 21 (IANS) On the first day of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, an all-round effort helped Jharkhand edge past Delhi by three runs in a group A match here on Thursday. View More..

Six held for cheating housewives in Manipur

    Updated On : Feb 21,2019   7:06 pm
Imphal, Feb 21 (IANS) Members of a civil society organisation at Moreh -- the border town of Manipur -- on Thursday rounded up six persons hailing from Bihar on the charge that they cheated several women in Nagaland, Manipur and some other states in this region. View More..

'Northeast not homogenous but diverse grouping of communities'

    Updated On : Feb 21,2019   11:34 am
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Some years ago, I was startled at a seminar titled "Seeking our collective peace: The northeast India diaspora looks into solutions for peace and development in the region". Startled because to me, "diaspora" denoted a group of people voluntarily living outside their homeland. View More..

BAI announces 20-member squad for Dutch, German Junior 2019

    Updated On : Feb 20,2019   7:36 pm
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The Badminton Association of India (BAI) on Wednesday announced 20-member junior India squad for the six-day Dutch Junior International, starting on February 27, and the four-day German Junior 2019 starting on March 7. View More..

Services unaffected in Northeast due to BSNL employees' strike

    Updated On : Feb 20,2019   3:18 pm
Agartala, Feb 20 (IANS) BSNL authorities said on Wednesday that its services in the Northeast remained unaffected amid a three-day nationwide strike called by the employees of the telecom major. View More..

Myanmar woman with drugs held in Manipur

    Updated On : Feb 20,2019   2:52 pm
Imphal, Feb 20 (IANS) A 35-year-old tribal woman from Myanmar was detained at Moreh, Manipur's border town, along with 1.817 kg of high-quality brown sugar on Wednesday morning. View More..

BJP government opts against ordinance on Citizenship bill

    Updated On : Feb 19,2019   11:34 pm
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Facing stiff opposition from its own allies in the northeast, the Modi government has opted against an ordinance on the Citizenship Amendment Bill even as it approved four other ordinances at a meeting of the Union Cabinet on Tuesday. View More..

Manipur student activist released on bail by Imphal court

    Updated On : Feb 19,2019   8:56 pm
Imphal, Feb 19 (IANS) A court here on Tuesday granted bail to Manipuri student activist Veewon Thokchom, who was arrested from Delhi on charges of sedition. View More..

WhatsApp's solutions to tackle fake news inadequate: Poll consultant

    Updated On : Feb 19,2019   4:56 pm
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Narrating the impact of fake news and propaganda disseminated through WhatsApp, election consultant Shivam Shankar Singh in his new book, says the solutions proposed by the platform to prevent rumour mongering seem inadequate. View More..

HC rejects plea challenging arrest of student leader in sedition case

    Updated On : Feb 18,2019   6:26 pm
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday rejected a plea challenging arrest and transit remand of Veewon Thokchom, advisor to the Manipur Students' Association Delhi (MSAD), in connection with a sedition case. View More..

India is cultural treasure of thousands of years: Modi

    Updated On : Feb 18,2019   5:16 pm
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) India is a cultural treasure trove of thousands of years that has faced long periods of slavery and invasions unfazed, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday, adding that its different cultural 'beads' make the country multi-dimensional. View More..

Tagore belongs to world: Kovind

    Updated On : Feb 18,2019   3:18 pm
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) 'Gurudev' Rabindranath Tagore was a remarkable genius, and remains not just India's, but the worlds foremost cultural icons, President Ramnath Kovind said here on Monday, while presenting the Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony. View More..

Will make Sikkim a carbon neutral state: CM Pawan Chamling

    Updated On : Feb 17,2019   8:46 pm
Gangtok, Feb 17 (IANS) Terming Sikkim as one of the "cleanest and greenest" states in the country, Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling on Sunday said if he is returned to power, his government will strive to make the state carbon neutral. View More..

179 Nepalese trafficking victims sent home

    Updated On : Feb 17,2019   6:40 pm
Imphal Feb 17 (IANS) Nepalese human trafficking victims numbering 179, including 147 girls, rescued in the past two weeks, were shifted to their home country from here on Sunday, authorities said. View More..

I-League: Bikramjit snatches win for Mohun Bagan with late strike

    Updated On : Feb 16,2019   9:38 pm
Aizawl, Feb 16 (IANS) A late goal by Bikramjit Singh handed Kolkata giants Mohun Bagan their seventh victory of the current I-League season, as they defeated Aizawl FC 2-1 at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium here on Saturday. View More..

JD-U to contest Lok Sabha polls from Assam, Manipur

    Updated On : Feb 16,2019   8:48 pm
Guwahati, Feb 16 (IANS) Bihar's ruling Janta Dal-United (JD-U) on Saturday said it will contest the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls from two northeastern states - Assam and Manipur. View More..

Manipur student leader held on sedition charges in Delhi

    Updated On : Feb 16,2019   8:28 pm
Imphal, Feb 16 (IANS) Manipur Students' Association Delhi (MSAD) advisor Thokchom Veewon was arrested under sedition charges by a joint team of Delhi and Manipur police here on Friday, police said. View More..

I dream of a world without caste, discrimination: Irom Sharmila

    Updated On : Feb 16,2019   12:28 am
Kolkata, Feb 16 (IANS) Manipur's legendary human rights activist Irom Sharmila, who continued a fast-unto-death protest for 16 years demanding repeal of an Act, on Friday said she dreams of a world without caste, discrimination and dictatorship. View More..

Nepalese trafficking survivors to be sent home: Maneka Gandhi

    Updated On : Feb 14,2019   10:18 pm
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Thursday said 147 girls and 32 boys from Nepal, the victims of trafficking, will be sent back to their country. View More..