Manipur Assembly Election 2017: Here we are going to give all the information related to Manipur Elections Result 2017 in this article. The Manipur Legislative Assembly Election 2017 will be held on the 4 March 2017 & 8 March 2017, to elect the 60 members of the Manipur Vidhan Sabha Assembly. The term of current Legislative Assembly will ends on 15 March 2017. The last state assembly election in Manipur was held in 2012. The Congress won by 42 seats and the Okram Singh was re-elected as the chief minister of Manipur. In 2014, Manipur State Congress Party and its five sitting MLA’s are also joined the ruling Congress, taking the Congress tally in the Assembly to 47.
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 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. There are a number of ethnic tribal communities in Manipur, with the Meities the largest and Kuki, Nagas, and Hmars the smaller groups
According to the 2011 census, the population of the state is 27,21,756 and the number of voters is 17,41,581. Manipur is one of the few states with a 97% of coverage of photo electoral rolls. The State has a unicameral legislature. There is only one house in the legislative assembly of 60 elected members. Out of the 60 assembly seats, 20 are reserved for Scheduled Tribes and 1 for the Scheduled Castes. The state has two Lok Sabha seats and 1 Rajya Sabha seat in the Parliament of India. Shri Rishang Keishing of the INC is the state representative to the Rajya Sabha of the current Indian Parliament. Dr.T Meinya Singh and The Thangso Baite represent Manipur in the Lok sabha. Now what will be the Manipur Elections Result 2017 check it below.
Manipur Elections Result 2017, Check Manipur Election Opinion Poll Outcome – Who will win:
Results of the India Today Axis Opinion Poll, published on 13 October 2016, have indicated that if elections were to be held in Manipur on 4 and 8 March 2017. According to India Today- Axis opinion poll, the BJP may get a greater vote share in the Manipur Assembly elections 2017, and if current trends are anything to go by, the party has a slight edge over the Congress at present.
|Party||Seat Share||Vote Share %|
Manipur Assembly Elections 2017 Dates:
|Poll Event||Phase-1 (38 ACs)||Phase-1 (38 ACs)|
|Date of Notification||07 February 2017 (TUE)||09 February 2017 (THU)|
|Last Date of Making Nomination||14 February 2017 (TUE)||16 February 2017 (THU)|
|Scrutiny of Nominations||16 February 2017 (THU)||17 February 2017 (FRI)|
|Withdrawal of Candidature||18 February 2017 (SAT)||20 February 2017 (MON)|
|Date of Poll||04 March 2017 (SAT)||08 March 2017 (WED)|
|Date of Counting||11 March 2017 (SAT)|
|Date of Completion||15 March 2017 (WED)|
Electoral issues in Manipur for Election 2017:
The implementation of strict law and order, protection of indigenous people’s rights, unemployment and development of the state are key electoral issues. For a state that often struggles to get its daily requirement of essential commodities, thanks to the repeated economic blockade imposed by the United Naga Council and other allied bodies, nothing can be more disheartening than this. Manipur has turned into a land of turmoil with a multiplicity of issues like militancy, fake encounters, Armed Forces Special Powers Act and territorial integrity keeping the state restless.
Manipur Election Exit Poll result 2017:
The term of the current legislative assembly is going to end on 15 March 2017. The electorate of Manipur has exercised their franchise on 4 and 8 March 2017. The exit poll result gives an idea about which party will be going to rule in the coming next year.
NOTE: WE ARE NOT PUBLISHING ANY EXIT POLL, AS ELECTION COMMISSION HAS STRICTLY RESTRICTED THE MEDIA TO PUBLISH EXIT POLLS BEFORE THE 8 MARCH 2017. SO ALL THESE POLLS ARE OPINION POLLS AS PER MEDIA REPORT.
Manipur Elections 2017 results:
The result of Manipur Elections Result 2017 will be declared on the 11 March 2017 and the elections process will end on 15 march 2017.The Northeastern state of Manipur is represented by only two constituencies – Inner Manipur and Outer Manipur. Both the constituencies were won by the Indian National Congress. Indian National Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party, the Nationalist Congress Party, the Rashtriya Janata Dal, and the Janata Dal (United ) are few of the important political parties in the state. In 2014, Manipur State Congress Party and its five sitting MLAs are also joined the ruling Congress, taking the Congress tally in the Assembly to 47.