Manipur Assembly Election 2022



    Majority Mark: 31
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      Majority Mark: 31
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      • Select the area to view details. Zoom in on the map to view all constituencies. Map is not to scale.
      • Colour depiction is for representational purposes.

      Denied tickets, sitting BJP MLA, two others join Congress in Manipur

      Published on Jan 31, 2022 11:47 PM IST

      Five other BJP ticket aspirants join coalition partner NPP while several other contenders have joined the Janata Dal (United).

      Sitting BJP MLA Pukhrem Sarat Singh joined the Congress on Monday after he was denied a ticket to contest the upcoming Manipur assembly election. (HT PHOTO.)

      Protests erupt as BJP releases Manipur list

      The inclusion of several former Congress MLAs, some of whom have joined the BJP recently, upset party workers, who burnt party flags, banners and effigies of leaders in several parts of the state, including capital Imphal. Security has been heightened to prevent violence.

      Chief minister N Biren Singh said he was confident that the BJP will come back with an absolute majority in the upcoming assembly election. (PTI)
      Updated on Jan 31, 2022 06:51 AM IST
      By, Sobhapati Samom

      BJP ushered in a state of peace, normalcy: Manipur CM Biren Singh

      Manipur CM Biren Singh said the BJP-led state government has achieved so many things in terms of governance, welfare activities and development projects, including infrastructure, besides an overall improvement in law and order.

      Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh speaks about the BJP’s poll prospects, his government’s performance and other issues in the northeasten state. (PTI)
      Published on Jan 30, 2022 11:49 PM IST

      Manipur polls: BJP names all 60 candidates, CM Biren Singh in fray from Heingang

      BJP leader and Union minister Bhupender Yadav said the party will form a government with more than two/third majority in Manipur where the Assembly election will be held in two phases.

      File photo of Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh. 
      Updated on Jan 30, 2022 01:46 PM IST
      By, New Delhi

      Manipur MLA Md Ashab Uddin resigns from assembly ahead of polls

      MLA Md Ashab Uddin had been supporting the BJP-led coalition government in Manipur since its formation after 2017 assembly elections.

      MLA Md Ashab Uddin, elected in 2017 from Jiribam assembly constituency, has resigned his membership from the Manipur legislative assembly, the assembly secretariat announced on Friday. (Twitter/@nheptulla)
      Published on Jan 29, 2022 03:46 AM IST
      ByHT Correspondent

      Cong releases first list of 40 candidates for Manipur polls

      The former CM’s son Surjakumar Okram, Congress Working Committee member Gaikhangam, Manipur Congress chief N Loken Singh, former assembly speaker Th Lokeshwar, former ministers K Ranjit Singh, Ak Mirabai Devi and TN Haokip are also on the list of candidates.

      The first list includes 12 sitting congress legislators, including former chief minister and Congress legislature party leader Okram Ibobi Singh, who will contest from Thoubal assembly seat.
      Published on Jan 22, 2022 11:52 PM IST
      BySobhapati Samom

      Manipur polls: ECI approves postal ballots for militants in ‘designated camps’

      Members of militant groups living in the 14 designated camps in Manipur have been enrolled in the electoral rolls of various assembly constituencies of the state.

      More than 20 kuki militant groups under two umbrella bodies namely United People’s Front and Kuki National Organisation have been under Suspension of Operation (SoO) in Manipur since August 2008.
      Published on Jan 22, 2022 11:16 AM IST

      PM Modi pitches for 'double engine' of development in Manipur

      The term "double engine" is used by BJP leaders to refer to the party being in power at the Centre as well as in a state.

      Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets the people of Manipur on their Statehood Day, via video coferencing, Friday.(PTI)
      Updated on Jan 21, 2022 02:23 PM IST
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      Manipur: More than 15,000 arms deposited ahead of elections

      Around 58 percent of the licensed arms have been deposited since the enforcement of the model code of conduct for the upcoming assembly elections in Manipur.

      There are 25,299 licensed arms in Manipur. The chief electoral officer (CEO) said that the state hopes to get more arms deposit ahead of the upcoming assembly polls than what was achieved in the 2017 polls.
      Updated on Jan 20, 2022 10:08 PM IST

      TMC, Congress leaders join BJP in Manipur

      IMPHAL: Ahead of the Manipur assembly elections next month, the state’s lone Trinamool Congress (TMC) lawmaker Tongbram Robindro and Congress’s Y Surchandra joined the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday

      HT Image
      Updated on Jan 20, 2022 04:06 PM IST

      Reschedule first phase of Manipur polls, says Congress

      Earlier, All Manipur Christians Organization urged the ECI to reschedule the polling citing religious sentiments as a large number of voters may refrain from voting on Sunday

      Elections to the 60-member Manipur assembly are being held in two phases on February 27 and March 3. (PTI File)
      Updated on Jan 18, 2022 03:28 PM IST

      Manipur elections: Insurgency, political instability factors in electoral battle

      Manipur elections come at a time when the state’s tenuous peace has been broken several times in skirmishes between security agencies and insurgent outfits.

      Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates various developmental projects, in Imphal, ahead of Manipur elections. (PTI)
      Published on Jan 09, 2022 12:24 AM IST
      BySobhapati Samom, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

      Manipur parties gear up for polls amid defections and security threat

      Manipur will go to polls in two phases on February 27 and March 3. The BJP, which is heading a coalition government in the state, is targeting 40-plus seats in the 60-member assembly.

      Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh (Caisii Mao/ANI)
      Updated on Jan 08, 2022 06:40 PM IST
      BySobhapati Samom

      Manipur Assembly election to be held in 2 phases: Here is complete schedule

      Presently, the 60-members assembly state is ruled by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) which constitutes Bharatiya Janata Party (29), Naga People's Front (5), National People’s Party (3) and Independent (1). The Congress party is in the opposition.

      The elections are being held amid the Covid-19 pandemic in the country that has been pushing daily infections to rise exponentially. Repersentative image (AFP)
      Published on Jan 08, 2022 04:40 PM IST

      EC to hold virtual meet with top officials in poll-bound Manipur today

      The poll panel is likely to announce the election dates for the five states in the first half of this month.

      Quoting people familiar with the development, PTI reported the meeting will be attended by top state administration officials, representatives of political parties and those part of the poll machinery. (For representational purpose)(Reuters)
      Published on Jan 05, 2022 07:32 AM IST
      Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, New Delhi

      PM Modi’s Manipur pitch: India now looking East

      Agartala/Imphal: The Bharatiya Janata Party-led governments in Manipur and Tripura transformed the two states, put them on the road to development, and ended extremist violence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday, accusing previous administrations of neglecting the North-East

      Modi said previous governments had a set policy -- Don’t Look East -- and the North-East would come in focus only during elections.(PTI)
      Updated on Jan 05, 2022 02:14 AM IST
      ByPriyanka Deb Barman and Sobhapati Samom, Hindustan Times, Agartala/imphal

      BJP adopted ‘act east’ policy over past govts' ‘don’t look east': PM in Manipur

      Addressing a massive crowd after launching several projects in Manipur, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that stability must be maintained in the northeastern state and it needs to be taken to new heights of development.

      Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a gathering in Imphal after inaugurating and laying foundation stone of multiple projects. (Screengrab/Narendra Modi Twitter)
      Updated on Jan 04, 2022 02:09 PM IST
      Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

      Covid hospital, national highways: PM to launch 22 projects in Manipur today

      According to a statement by the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), the projects cover diverse sectors in the poll-bound northeastern state, including road infrastructure, drinking water supply, housing, skill development, urban development and health, among others.

      Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate 13 projects and lay foundation stone of nine in Manipur on Tuesday . (ANI)
      Published on Jan 04, 2022 06:35 AM IST
      Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

      BJP, ally NPP begin campaign ahead of polls in Manipur

      BJP’s Manipur unit chief A Sharda Devi has said the state’s ruling coalition led by BJP’s N Biren Singh has demonstrated its seriousness to resolve issues facing people and ensure there are no blockades.

      The Congress, which emerged as the largest single party in the 2017 Manipur elections, has witnessed a depletion in its strength from 28 to 17 due to exits by legislators (Twitter/@AShardaDevi)
      Published on Dec 20, 2021 12:37 PM IST
      BySobhapati Samom
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