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Manipur Election Schedule Dates 2017 Announced
|Poll Event||Phase-1 (38 ACs)||Phase-1 (38 ACs)|
|Date of Notification||07.02.2017 (TUE)||09.02.2017 (THU)|
|Last Date of Making Nomination||14.02.2017 (TUE)||16.02.2017 (THU)|
|Scrutiny of Nominations||16.02.2017 (THU)||17.02.2017 (FRI)|
|Withdrawal of Candidature||18.02.2017 (SAT)||20.02.2017 (MON)|
|Date of Poll||04.03.2017 (SAT)||08.03.2017 (WED)|
|Date of Counting||11.03.2017 (SAT)||11.03.2017 (SAT)|
|Date of Completion||15.03.2017 (WED)||15.03.2017 (WED)|
Manipur goes to elections in early 2017. Polling will be conducted to select representatives from 60 assembly constituencies of the state. The term of the current Legislative Assembly ends on 18 March 2017.
Manipur Assembly Constituencies List
|No.||Assembly Constituency||No.||Assembly Constituency|
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.
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.
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