Manipur Election 2017 – Results and Live Updates

Elections for Manipur Legislative assembly will be held in the beginning of 2017 to elect 60 members. Current term will expire on 18 March 2017 and formation of new government should be completed before 18-3-2017. In last elections which were held in 2012, congress won majority of seats and BJP and other parties small number of seats.

Political Facts about Manipur

Manipur Political Facts 
TypeUnicameral
Parlimentary Constituencies2
Assembly Constituencies60
Rajya Sabha Seat1
Ruling PartyIndian National Congress (INC)
Opposition PartyTrinamool Congress
Current Chief MinisterOkram Ibobi Singh, INC
Current Term of Manipur Assembly19 March 2012 to 18 March 2017
GovernorDr. Najma A. Heptulla
Chief Electoral OfficerOinam Nabakishore Singh

Manipur assembly type is Unicameral. It has 2 parliamentary constituencies (Lok Sabha Seats) and 60 assembly constituencies (Vidhan Sabha Seats). Manipur has 1 Rajya Sabha seat.


Manipur Election 2017 Date

Poll EventPhase-1 (38 ACs)Phase-2 (22 ACs)
Date of Notification07.02.2017 (TUE)09.02.2017 (THU)
Date of Making Nomination14.02.2017 (TUE)16.02.2017 (THU)
Scrutiny of Nominations16.02.2017 (THU)17.02.2017 (FRI)
Withdrawal of Candidature18.02.2017 (SAT)20.02.2017 (MON)
Date of Poll04.03.2017 (SAT)08.03.2017 (WED)
Date of Counting11.03.2017 (SAT)11.03.2017 (SAT)
Date of Completion15.03.2017 (WED)15.03.2017 (WED)

Manipur Opinion Polls Summary

As per now few news agencies conduted the opinion poll. The outcome of the polls can be seen below in the table:

Survey AgencyDateBJPINCNPFOthers
India Today- My Axis10/13/1631-3519-2403-0502-04
Read: Manipur Opinion Poll


Political Parties in Manipur

Main Regional Political PartiesMajor Parties
Democratic Revolutionary Peoples Party Indian National congress
Manipur State Congress partyBharatiya Janata Party
Lok Jan Shakti PartyCommunist Party of India
All India Trinamool CongressRashtriya Janata Dal
Manipur People's Party (MPP)Nationalist Congress Party
Federal Party of Manipur 
Manipur National Conference 
Naga People's Front 
National People's Party (India) 
Nikhil Manipuri Mahasabha

Manipur State Location Google Map