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Former Manipur Chief Minister and Rajya Sabha MP Rishang Keishing passes away. | Manipur Election 2017 Results trends: BJP- won 21; Congress- won 28; others won 7; NPP Won 4 | Ibobi Singh, Chief Minister of Manipur, wins election. He defeated rights activist Irom Sharmila of PRJA party.
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Manipur Election 2017: Updates and Results

Manipur Elections Latest News And Updates 2017
March 11, 2017 03:23 PM
The situation in Manipur is still uncertain as both the Congress and the BJP are locked in a close fight. While the BJP has won 17 seats and is lead..... Read More
March 11, 2017 01:48 PM
The situation in Manipur is still uncertain as both the Congress and the BJP are locked in a close fight. While BJP has won 13 seats and is leading ..... Read More
March 11, 2017 11:05 AM
The Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh has defeated the rights activist Irom Sharmila from Thoubal constituency in Manipur assembly elections...... Read More
March 11, 2017 09:15 AM
Of the six leads available from Manipur, the BJP is leading in five seats while the Congress is ahead in one seat. The exit polls had predicted a wi..... Read More
March 10, 2017 01:40 PM
According the exit poll conducted by CVoter the BJP would emerge as the single largest party in Manipur falling just short of the halfway mark. This..... Read More

Quick facts for Manipur Elections

Parliamentary Constituencies2
Assembly Constituencies 60
Ruling PartyBharatiya Janata Party
Opposition PartyIndian National Congress
Chief MinisterNongthombam Biren Singh
GovernorDr. Najma A. Heptulla
Chief Electoral OfficerOinam Nabakishore Singh
AddressManipur Secretariat( North Block) West Block, Room No 220 Imphal 795001

Manipur Election 2017 - Phase 2 Polling Live Updates

  • Polling ends at 5 pm in the second and last phase of Manipur Election 2017

    March 08, 2017 03:49 PM

  • Manipur Assembly Election 2017 - Voter Turnout 78% Till 2 PM in Phase 2

    March 08, 2017 02:56 PM

  • Manipur Assembly Election 2017 - Voter Turnout 67% Till 1 PM in Phase 2

    March 08, 2017 01:49 PM

  • Manipur Assembly Election 2017 - Voter Turnout 45% Till 11 AM in Phase 2

    March 08, 2017 11:30 AM

  • Manipur Assembly Election 2017 - Voter Turnout 31% Till 10 AM in Phase 2

    March 08, 2017 11:02 AM

  • 21% voter turnout recorded till 9 AM in the final phase of Manipur elections. ANI

    March 08, 2017 10:15 AM

  • Congress has highest number of rich candidates in second of Manipur Assembly Elections 2017

    March 08, 2017 09:51 AM

  • 12% polling recorded in Manipur till 8 am

    March 08, 2017 09:47 AM

  • In Manipur the fate of Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh, Deputy CM Gaikhangam and Irom Sharmila will be decided.

    March 08, 2017 09:31 AM

  • Voting begins at booths. 269 & 260 in Chandauli (Sakaldiha Assembly constituency) after one hour, technical glitch rectified.

    March 08, 2017 09:29 AM

  • CM Okram Ibobi casts his vote

    March 08, 2017 08:49 AM

  • Polling underway in final phase of elections for 22 seats in Manipur.

    March 08, 2017 08:29 AM

  • In phase 2 polling and a total of 3,81,381 male voters, 3,93,091 female voters will cast their vote deciding the fate of Manipur candidates from various political parties in 1151 polling stations. Source: india.com

    March 07, 2017 10:11 AM

  • Party wise contesting candidates: INC 22, BJP 22, CPI 2, TMC 6, NCP 1, 12 recognised State political parties candidates, 24 registered unrecognised parties candidates, and 24 independent candidates will contest the second phase of the election.

    March 07, 2017 10:09 AM

  • The 98 candidates in the fray also include four women for the second phase of Manipur Polls.

    March 07, 2017 10:09 AM

  • According to Manipur Election Watch and the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) there are 29 crorepati candidates in the fray in the second and final phase of Manipur elections.

    March 06, 2017 01:51 PM

  • The second phase would see the keenly awaited contest of chief minister Okram Ibobi and rights activist Irom Sharmila in Thoubal assembly constituency.

    March 06, 2017 01:51 PM

  • The six districts in the phase two are Chandel, Imphal East, Senapati, Tamenglong, Thoubal and Ukhrul.

    March 06, 2017 01:51 PM

  • For the second phase 98 candidates from 13 poliical parties would contest the elections. The election would be held in 22 of the 60 constituencies in the state across six districts of this Northeastern state.

    March 06, 2017 01:50 PM

  • Campaigning for the second and final phase of polls in Manipur ended on Monday afternoon

    March 06, 2017 01:50 PM


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Manipur Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Election Results 2017

Pie chart showing party wise 2017 election results for Manipur. Also shown along are 2012 pie chart showing the number of seats won by INC, AITC and Others.
Manipur Assembly Elections 2017 Party Wise Results (Total Seats - 60)
Manipur Assembly Elections 2012 Party Wise Results (Total Seats - 60)

Manipur Election 2017 Result Summary

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.

Activist Irom Sharmila, who had launched the PRJA party, lost the election to the Manipur chief Minister Ibobi Singh. Her party failed to open an account in its first election. The reports from ground zero suggest that Congress party is already seeking support of independents as it is falling short of the half way mark and would have to form a coalition government with the help of outsiders.

Manipur Assembly Elections 2017

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. Singh, who was invited by Governor Najma Heptulla on 14th March evening.
Biren allegedly has the support of 32 MLAs in the house. After the results the BJP had emerged as the second largest party in the state after the Congress. The congress has 28 seats in the house but failed to produce 3 more MLAs in the 60-member Manipur legislative assembly.

The central government along with the state government has failed to resolve the deadlock and the talks with UNC have failed which is adamant in its demand. Manipur witnessed campaigning by major parties. Interestingly UNC also fought on the 15 seats in the state. The Congress, the BJP, People’s Resurgence and Justice Alliance (PRJA), the Left Democratic Front (LDF) and the Naga People’s Front (NPF) were the main political parties in the fray.

The rights activist Irom Sharmila who was on indefinite fast unto death against imposition of Army act last year broke her fast and went on to launch her own political party called People’s Resurgence and Justice Alliance (PRJA) which fought 10 seats. Sharmila, lost to chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh from Thoubal constituency. Her party could not open account.



Key Electoral Issues

Implementation of strict law and order, protection of indigenous people’s rights, unemployment and development of the state are key electoral issues.

About Manipur Elections

Initially the state was a Union Territory. In 1963, the government of Union Territories Act established a Legislative Assembly of 30 elected and 3 nominated members in the Union Territory. The political situation in Manipur was unstable in the late sixties with secessionist and insurgent groups active in the state. The Legislative assembly was dissolved and President's rule imposed in the state. The Union Territory was now administered by a Lt Governor.

On January 21, 1972 Manipur became a full- fledged state of the Indian Union. Since then, it has held elections for ten state assemblies interspersed with frequent imposition of President's Rule. There are a number of ethnic tribal communities in Manipur, with the Meities the largest and Kuki, Nagas and Hmars the smaller groups. There is reservation for the scheduled tribes in the state assembly as well as in the Lok Sabha. According to the 2011 census the population of the state is 27,21,756. The number of voters is 17,41,581. Manipur is one of the few states with a 97 % coverage of photo electoral rolls.

The State has a unicameral legislature. There is only one house in legislative assembly of 60 elected members. Out of the 60 assembly seats, 20 are reserved for Scheduled Tribes and 1 for Scheduled Castes. The state has two Lok Sabha seats and one Rajya Sabha seat in the Indian Parliament. Shri Rishang Keishing of the INC is the state representative to the Rajya Sabha of the current Indian Parliament. Dr T Meinya Singh and Shri Thangso Baite represent Manipur in the Lok sabha.

The main political parties in the state are the Indian National Congress, the Bharatiya Janata Party, and the Communist party of India. In 1968 the Manipur People's Party was formed and it won seats in 2007 assembly elections. The BJP has won the inner Manipur Lok sabha seat consistently since 1995 till it lost to the INC in 2004. The INC has formed the state government since 2002. It won the last assembly elections in 2012.

Political Parties in Manipur

The Indian National Congress (INC) The Bharatiya Janata Party The Communist Party of India
The Rashtriya Janata Dal The Nationalist Congress Party

The main regional political parties are :
Democratic Revolutionary Peoples Party Manipur State Congress party Lok Jan Shakti Party
All India Trinamool Congress Manipur People's Party (MPP) Federal Party of Manipur
Manipur National Conference Naga People's Front National People's Party (India)
Nikhil Manipuri Mahasabha

Constituencies In Manipur

Manipur has two parliamentary constituencies; Inner Manipur and Outer Manipur. The outer Manipur constituency is reserved for Scheduled tribe candidate. The INC has consistently won the reserved constituency but the BJP has won the inner Manipur constituency from 1995 to 1999.
The Inner Manipur parliamentary constituency has 32 legislative assembly seats. The Outer Manipur has 28 legislative assembly seats.

Some of the legislative Assembly constituencies in Outer Manipur are Heirok, Kakching, Khangabo, Jiribam, Thanlon, Tengnoupal, Tamenglong, and Singhat. Some of the constituencies in Inner Manipur are Khundrakpam, Andro, Wangkhei, Lamlai, Sagolband, Lamsang, Wangoi, Nambol, Mayang Imphal, Kumbi, and Thoubal.

State Legislative Assembly

Manipur has had a stable government since 2002 with the INC in power. The last state assembly elections were held in 2012. The INC trounced all to win 42 out of 60 seats; the All India Trinamool Congress won 7 and the MPP won 4. Shri Okram Ibobi Singh of the INC became the Chief Minister for his third term. Smt Y Indira Devi is the Secretary of the state Legislative Assembly. Krishan Kant Paul is the Governor of the state.

Manipur Assembly Election Results:

List of Chief Ministers of Manipur

The first Chief Minister of Manipur, which was earlier aUnionTerritory, was Mairembam Koireng Singh, who assumed office on 1 July 1963. Manipur acquired the status of a state in 1972. Mohammed Alimuddin became Chief Minsiter of the state on 2 23 March 1972. Okram Ibobi Singh is the current Chief Minister of Manipur, who assumed office on 14 March 2012. The entire list of CMs is given below:
S. No.Chief MinisterFromToParty Name
1Nongthombam Biren SinghMar 15, 2017PresentBJP
2Okram Ibobi SinghMar 6, 2012Mar 14, 2017INC
3Okram Ibobi SinghMar 2, 2007Mar 5, 2012INC
4Okram Ibobi SinghMar 7, 2002Mar 1, 2007INC
5President's ruleJun 2, 2001Mar 6, 2002 
6Radhabinod KoijamFeb 15, 2001Jun 1, 2001SAP
7Wahengbam Nipamacha SinghDec 16, 1997Feb 14, 2001MSCP
8Rishang KeishingDec 14, 1994Dec 15, 1997INC
9President's ruleDec 31, 1993Dec 13, 1994 
10Raj Kumar Dorendra SinghApr 8, 1992Apr 10, 1993INC
11President's ruleJan 7, 1992Apr 7, 1992 
12Raj Kumar Ranbir SinghFeb 23, 1990Jan 6, 1992MRP
13Raj Kumar Jaichandra SinghMar 4, 1988Feb 22, 1990INC
14Rishang KeishingJun 19, 1981Mar 3, 1988INC(I)
15President's ruleFeb 28, 1981Jun 18, 1981 
16Rishang KeishingNov 27, 1980Feb 27, 1981INC
17Raj Kumar Dorendra SinghJan 14, 1980Nov 26, 1980INC
18President's ruleNov 14, 1979Jan 13, 1980 
19Yangmasho ShaizaJun 29, 1977Nov 13, 1979JNP
20President's ruleMay 16, 1977Jun 28, 1977 
21Raj Kumar Dorendra SinghDec 6, 1974May 15, 1977INC
22Yangmasho ShaizaJul 10, 1974Dec 5, 1974MHU
23Mohammed AlimuddinMar 4, 1974Jul 9, 1974MPP
24President's ruleMar 28, 1973Mar 3, 1974 
25Mohammed AlimuddinMar 23, 1972Mar 27, 1973MPP
26President's ruleOct 17, 1969Mar 22, 1972 
27Mairembam Koireng SinghFeb 19, 1968Oct 16, 1969INC
28President's ruleOct 25, 1967Feb 18, 1968 
29Longjam Thambou SinghOct 13, 1967Oct 24, 1967Manipur United Front
30Mairembam Koireng SinghMar 20, 1967Oct 4, 1967INC
31President's ruleJan 12, 1967Mar 19, 1967 
32Mairembam Koireng SinghJul 1, 1963Jan 11, 1967INC

List of Governors of Manipur

B.K. Nehru was the first Governor of the state, who assumed office on 21 January 1972. The current governor is Syed Ahmed, who took office on May 16, 2015. The entire list of Governors is given below:
S.No.Name of GovernorFromTo
1Dr. Najma A. HeptullaAug 17, 2016Present
2Shri V. ShanmuganathanSep 30, 2015Aug 17, 2016
3Syed Ahmed May 16, 2015Sep 27, 2015(Died)
4Krishan Kant PaulDec 30, 2014May 13, 2015
5Shri Vinod Kumar DuggalDec 31, 2013Dec 30, 2014
6Ashwani KumarJul 23, 2013Dec 31, 2013
7Gurbachan JagatJul 23, 2008Jul 22, 2013
8Shivinder Singh SidhuAug 6, 2004Jul 22, 2008
9Arvind DaveJun 13, 2003Aug 5, 2004
10Ved MarwahDec 2, 1999Jun 12, 2003
11O. N. ShrivastavaDec 23, 1994Feb 11, 1999
12V.K. NayarAug 31, 1993Dec 22, 1994
13K. V. Raghunatha ReddyMar 20, 1993Aug 30, 1993
14Chintamani PanigrahiJul 10, 1989Mar 19, 1993
15K. V. Krishna RaoJun 2, 1984Jul 7, 1989
16S. M. H. BurneyAug 12, 1981Jun 11, 1984
17L.P. SinghSep 21, 1973Aug 11, 1981
18B. K. NehruJan 21, 1972Sep 20, 1973

Rajya Sabha Members from Manipur

NamePartyTerm
Haji Abdul SalamIndian National Congress10/04/2014 to 09/04/2020

Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Manipur

Oinam Nabakishore Singh
The Chief Electoral Officer of Manipur Manipur Secretariat (North Block), West Block Room No. 220 Imphal - 795 001
Email Address
jtceo_manipur@nic.in
ceo_manipur@nic.in
Office Phone
385-2221158
9612160645
Website
http://ceomanipur.nic.in

Manipur Lok Sabha Election Summary 2014

The north eastern state of Manipur is represented by only two constituencies – Inner Manipur and Outer Manipur. Both the constituencies were won by Indian National Congress (INC). Indian National Congress (INC), Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), and the Janata Dal (United ) are few of the important political parties in the state. Okram Ibobi Singh is the Chief Minister of Manipur under the government of INC. INC has a stronghold in the state and the exit polls survey predicts the continuation of the party's victory in the state.

Manipur located in the north east India merged with the Indian union on 15th October, 1949. The border state was centrally administered by the Indian government through a Chief Commissioner. In 1950, this advisory form of government was replaced by a Territorial Council of 30 elected and 2 nominated members. Manipur has two parliamentary seats: Inner Manipur and Outer Manipur.Outer Manipur is reserved for Scheduled Tribe candidates. The main political parties of the state are the Indian National Congress (INC), the Manipur People's Party (MPP), the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), and the Janata Dal (United ). There are about 7.89 crore voters in the state.

Last Updated on Mar 17, 2017