2017 Manipur Legislative Assembly election

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2017 Manipur Legislative Assembly election

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All 60 assembly constituencies
31 seats needed for a majority
Turnout86.63%(Increase7.44%)
  Majority party Minority party
  Okram Ibobi Singh.JPG N. Biren Singh.jpg
Leader Okram Ibobi Singh Nongthombam Biren Singh
Party INC BJP
Alliance UPA NDA
Leader's seat Thoubal Heingang
Seats before 47 0
Seats won 28 21
Seat change Decrease19 Increase21
Percentage 35.1% 36.3%
Swing Decrease6.9% Increase35%

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Chief Minister before election

Okram Ibobi Singh
INC

Elected Chief Minister

Nongthombam Biren Singh
BJP

A Legislative Assembly election was held in Manipur on 4 March and 8 March 2017 to elect the 60 members of the Manipur Legislative Assembly,[1] [2] as the term of the previous Assembly was to end on 18 March 2017.[3] Voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT) machines were used along with Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in four assembly constituencies in Manipur.[4]

Background

In the last election, held in 2012, the Congress won 42 seats and incumbent Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh was re-elected.[5][6] In 2014, the Manipur State Congress Party, with its five Members of Legislative Assembly, joined the ruling Congress.[7]

Opinion polls

Polling firm/Link Date BJP INC NPF AITC Other
Axis - India Today[8] Oct 2016 40-45 (48) 7-8 (10) 3-5 (5) 00 00

Results

Results were declared on 11 March 2017.[9]

Summary of the 4–8 March 2017 Manipur Legislative Assembly election results[10]
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Parties and coalitions Popular vote Seats
Votes % ±pp Won +/−
Indian National Congress (INC) 582,056 35.1 Decrease6.9 28 Decrease19
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 601,539 36.3 Increase34.2 21 Increase21
Naga People's Front (NPF) 118,850 7.2 Decrease0.3 4 Steady
National People's Party (NPP) 83,744 5.1 Increase3.9 4 Increase4
Independents 83,834 5.1 Increase1.8 1 Increase1
Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) 42,263 2.5 Increase1.9 1 Steady
All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) 23,384 1.4 Decrease15.6 1 Decrease4
None of the Above (NOTA) 9,062 0.6 Increase0.6 N/A
Total 1,657,975 100.00 60 ±0
Valid votes 1,657,975 99.96
Invalid votes 691 0.04
Votes cast / turnout 1,658,666 86.63
Abstentions 255,881 13.37
Registered voters 1,914,547

Results by constituency

No. Constituency Winner Runner-up Margin
Candidate Party Votes Candidate Party Votes
1 Khundrakpam Thokchom Lokeshwar Singh INC 12,849 Thangjam Mohendro Singh BJP 9,790 3,059
2 Heingang Nongthombam Biren Singh BJP 10,439 Pangeijam Saratchandra Singh AITC 9,233 1,206
3 Khurai Leishangthem Susindro Meitei BJP 15,005 Dr. Ngairangbam Bijoy Singh INC 13,061 1,944
4 Kshetrigao Nahakpam Indrajit Singh BJP 10,411 Muhammad Amin Shah INC 10,031 380
5 Thongju Thongam Biswajit Singh BJP 16,809 Thokchom Ajit Singh INC 9,508 7,301
6 Keirao Lourembam Rameshwor Meetei BJP 5,959 Muhammad Nasiruddin Khan Independent 5,421 538
7 Andro Thounaojam Shyamkumar INC 18,948 Dr. Nimaichand Luwang BJP 10,787 7,986
8 Lamlai Kshetrimayum Biren Singh INC 12,339 Khongbantabam Ibomcha BJP 11,487 852
9 Thangmeiband Khumukcham Joykisan Singh INC 11,596 Jyotin Waikhom BJP 11,439 157
10 Uripok Yumnam Joykumar Singh NPP 6,469 Laishram Nandakumar Singh INC 6,124 345
11 Sagolband Rajkumar Imo Singh INC 9,211 Dr. Khwairakpam Loken Singh BJP 9,192 19
12 Keishamthong Langpoklakpam Jayantakumar Singh NPP 10,000 Laisom Ibomcha Singh INC 6,739 3,261
13 Singjamei Yumnam Khemchand Singh BJP 9,459 Irengbam Hemochandra Singh INC 7,625 1,834
14 Yaiskul Thokchom Satyabrata Singh BJP 8,014 Elangbam Chand Singh INC 7,444 570
15 Wangkhei Okram Henry Singh INC 16,753 Yumkham Erabot Singh BJP 12,417 4,336
16 Sekmai (SC) Heikham Dingo Singh BJP 13,163 Khwairakpam Devendro Singh INC 10,631 2,532
17 Lamsang Sorokhaibam Rajen BJP 12,593 Wangkheimayum Brajabidhu Singh INC 11,313 1,280
18 Konthoujam Dr. Sapam Ranjan Singh BJP 14,313 Konthoujam Sharat Singh INC 11,541 2,772
19 Patsoi Akoijam Mirabai Devi INC 13,405 Sapam Kunjakeswor Singh NEIDP 13,291 114
20 Langthabal Karam Shyam LJP 9,625 O. Joy Singh BJP 7,294 2,331
21 Naoriya Pakhanglakpa Soibam Subhaschandra Singh BJP 8,609 R.K. Anand INC 6,994 1,615
22 Wangoi Oinam Lukhoi Singh INC 7,443 Khuraijam Loken Singh NPP 7,407 36
23 Mayang Imphal Kongkham Robindro Singh BJP 15,221 Dr. Khumujam Ratankumar Singh INC 12,127 3,094
24 Nambol Nameirakpam Loken Singh INC 14,736 Thounaojam Chaoba Singh BJP 14,456 280
25 Oinam Laishram Radhakishore Singh BJP 12,029 Dr. Irengbam Ibohalbi Singh INC 11,186 843
26 Bishnupur Konthoujam Govindas INC 14,150 Konthoujam Krishna Kumar Singh BJP 8,872 5,278
27 Moirang Pukhrem Sharatchandra Sing BJP 11,708 Mairembam Prithviraj Singh INC 11,333 375
28 Thanga Tongbram Robindro Singh AITC 6,462 Moirangthem Asnikumar Singh BJP 5,457 1,005
29 Kumbi Sanasam Bira Singh INC 11,881 Ningthoujam Mangi BJP 10,570 1,311
30 Lilong Muhammad Abdul Nasir INC 10,765 Y. Antas Khan Independent 9,497 1,268
31 Thoubal Okram Ibobi Singh INC 18,649 Leitanthem Basanta Singh BJP 8,179 10,470
32 Wangkhem Keisham Meghachandra Singh INC 11,293 Yumnam Nabachandra Singh NEIDP 8,413 2,880
33 Heirok Thokchom Radheshyam Singh BJP 13,389 Moirangthem Okendro INC 11,742 1,647
34 Wangjing Tentha Paonam Brojen INC 12,830 Moirangthem Hemanta BJP 10,967 1,863
35 Khangabok Surjakumar Okram INC 20,781 Thokchom Jadumani Singh BJP 11,329 9,452
36 Wabgai Muhammad Fajur Rahim INC 12,474 Dr. Usham Deben Singh BJP 7,713 4,761
37 Kakching Yengkhom Surchandra Singh INC 11,133 M. Rameshwar Singh (Ramay) BJP 10,503 630
38 Hiyanglam Yumnam Radheshyam BJP 13,394 Elangbam Dwijamani Singh INC 11,669 1,725
39 Sugnu Kangujam Ranjit Singh INC 13,331 Yumnam Jiban Singh BJP 10,198 3,133
40 Jiribam Ashab Uddin Independent 8,189 Thoudam Debendra Singh INC 6,539 1,650
41 Chandel (ST) Letpao Haokip NPP 14,216 Ts Warngam Independent 12,091 2,125
42 Tengnoupal (ST) D. Korungthang INC 16,940 Yangkholet Haokip BJP 12,284 4,656
43 Phungyar (ST) Leishiyo Keishing NPF 11,900 Somi Awungshi BJP 7,122 4,778
44 Ukhrul (ST) Alfred Kan-Ngam Arthur INC 11,510 Somatai Shaiza BJP 11,214 296
45 Chingai (ST) Khashim Vashum NPF 16,582 Sword Vashum BJP 8,932 7,650
46 Saikul (ST) Yamthong Haokip INC 8,677 Chungkhokai Doungel NCP 5,416 3,261
47 Karong (ST) D. D. Thaisii INC 14,038 R. Yuh Jonathan Tao BJP 9,745 4,293
48 Mao (ST) Losii Dikho NPF 25,933 Woba Joram BJP 10,519 15,414
49 Tadubi (ST) N. Kayisii NPP 17,115 M. Francis Ngajokpa BJP 15,816 1,299
50 Kangpokpi Nemcha Kipgen BJP 13,485 Kharga Tamang Independent 11,188 2,297
51 Saitu (ST) Ngamthang Haokip INC 19,467 Haokholet Kipgen BJP 15,650 3,817
52 Tamei (ST) Awangbow Newmai NPF 15,933 Z. Kikhonbou Newmai BJP 15,186 747
53 Tamenglong (ST) Samuel Jendai Kamei BJP 13,023 Janghemlung Panmei NPF 11,019 2,004
54 Nungba (ST) Gaikhangam INC 10,255 Adim Pamei BJP 5,108 5,147
55 Tipaimukh (ST) Dr. Chaltonlien Amo INC 4,997 Dr. Lallukhum Fimate BJP 4,371 626
56 Thanlon (ST) Vungzagin Valte BJP 9,752 Chinkholal Thangsing INC 2,583 7,169
57 Henglep (ST) T. Thangzalam Haokip BJP 8,438 T. Manga Vaiphei INC 8,170 268
58 Churachandpur (ST) V. Hangkhanlian BJP 10,246 Phungzathang Tonsing NPP 9,632 614
59 Saikot (ST) T. N. Haokip INC 16,354 Paokholal Haokip BJP 11,253 5,101
60 Singhat (ST) Ginsuanhau INC 8,131 Chinlunthang BJP 6,969 1,162

Government formation

On 15 March 2017, N. Biren Singh was sworn as the Chief Minister, having formed a coalition with National People's Party, Naga People's Front and the Lok Janshakti Party. This marked the first time that the Bharatiya Janata Party has formed a government in Manipur. The Indian National Congress remained the single largest party in the legislature.

References

  1. "Announcement: Schedule for the General Elections to the Legislative Assemblies of Goa, Manipur, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh" (PDF). Election Commission of India. 4 January 2017. Retrieved 4 January 2017.
  2. "TheQuint". TheQuint.
  3. "Terms of the Houses". eci.nic.in. Election Commission of India/National Informatics Centre. Retrieved 23 May 2016.
  4. "AnnexureVI VVPAT Page 24" (PDF).
  5. "Statistical Report on General Election, 2012 to the Legislative Assembly of Manipur, Election Commission of India" (PDF).
  6. Iboyaima Laithangbam (15 March 2012). "Ibobi sworn in, but fight for No. 2 slot continues". The Hindu. Retrieved 24 May 2016.
  7. "Manipur party joins Cong". The Telegraph. 4 April 2014. Retrieved 24 May 2016.
  8. "India Today-Axis Opinion Poll on Manipur: Another north-eastern jewel in BJP's crown after Assam". Indiatoday.in. 14 October 2016. Retrieved 6 January 2017.
  9. "Assembly Election Results - Manipur". Archived from the original on 12 March 2017.
  10. "Himachal Pradesh Assembly election results — counting ends as BJP seals majority with 44 seats". The Hindu. 18 December 2017. Retrieved 8 December 2018.

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