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Manipur Lok Sabha General Election Results 2019 Live Updates

In 2009 Election Results the UPA won around 261 out of 543 seats, and in the second position was NDA with 158 seats, while 23 seats were won by Left parties.

In 2014 Election Results the BJP won 282 seats out of 543 seats. This took the NDA tally to 336 seats out of 543 seats in the Lok Sabha. INC could only manage to win 44 seats and stayed in the second position while AIADMK party from Tamil Nadu came third with 37 seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections.

In 2019, the BJP is set to return to power at the Centre after a sweeping win in the 2019 Lok Sabha election , armed with a bigger mandate than in the 2014 General Election. The party - led by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah duo has secured 303 seats in the 17th Lok Sabha. Meanwhile, the Congress, the main Opposition party, managed to increase its vote share from 2014 only by a handful of votes, with a final tally of 52 seats. There will be no Leader of Opposition in the upcoming Lower House for a second consecutive term.

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 - Party Wise Election Results

Name of State/ UTParliamentary ConstituencyCandidatePartyEVM VotesMigrant VotesPostal VotesTotal Votes% of VotesWinnerRunner-Up
ManipurInner ManipurDr Rajkumar Ranjan SinghBharatiya Janata Party2618020183026363234.72YesNo
ManipurInner ManipurOinam Nabakishore SinghIndian National Congress244972090524587732.38NoYes
ManipurInner ManipurMoirangthem Nara SinghCommunist Party Of India133093072013381317.62NoNo
ManipurInner ManipurRajkumar Somendro Singh (Kaiku)Independent80566010688163410.75NoNo
ManipurInner ManipurR.K. AnandNorth East India Development Party24938072250103.29NoNo
ManipurInner ManipurNotaNone Of The Above257004426140.34NoNo
ManipurInner ManipurOinam Jugindro SinghManipur People'S Party175502817830.23NoNo
ManipurInner ManipurWahengbam Pabitra SinghIndependent14650514700.19NoNo
ManipurInner ManipurDr. G. Tonsana SharmaManipur Democratic Peoples'S Front124501112560.17NoNo
ManipurInner ManipurM. Totomshana NongshabaIndependent9600139730.13NoNo
ManipurInner ManipurSenjam Nandeshwore SinghRashtriya Janhit Sangharsh Party739087470.1NoNo
ManipurInner ManipurMd. Iliyash KhanIndependent4680244920.06NoNo
ManipurOuter manipurLorho S. PfozeNaga Peoples Front362707082036352742.37YesNo
ManipurOuter manipurHoulim Shokhopao MateBharatiya Janata Party2870580268728974533.77NoYes
ManipurOuter manipurK. JamesIndian National Congress1511030140715251017.77NoNo
ManipurOuter manipurThangminlien KipgenNational People'S Party302610465307263.58NoNo
ManipurOuter manipurAshang KasarNorth East India Development Party120810130122111.42NoNo
ManipurOuter manipurHangkhanpau TaithulJanata Dal (United)2879010829870.35NoNo
ManipurOuter manipurNotaNone Of The Above2668010727750.32NoNo
ManipurOuter manipurAngam Karung KomNationalist Congress Party2145040725520.3NoNo
ManipurOuter manipurLeikhan KaipuIndependent9330639960.12NoNo

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 - Constituency Wise Election Results (Winner/Runner Up)

Name of State/ UTParliamentary ConstituencyWinnerPartyTotal Votes% of VotesRunner-UpPartyTotal Votes% of Votes
ManipurInner ManipurDr Rajkumar Ranjan SinghBharatiya Janata Party26363234.72Oinam Nabakishore SinghIndian National Congress24587732.38
ManipurOuter manipurLorho S. PfozeNaga Peoples Front36352742.37Houlim Shokhopao MateBharatiya Janata Party28974533.77

Quick facts for Manipur Elections

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

Election Schedule for Manipur Lok Sabha General Election 2019

StatePhase IPhase II Phase III PhaseIV Phase V Phase VIPhase VII

List of Candidates Contesting for Manipur Lok Sabha General Election 2019 - CLick Here

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:
Manipur Assembly Election Results 2012 Manipur Assembly Election Results 2007 Manipur Assembly Election Results 2002

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 21, 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

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

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 March 13, 2020

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