Manipur assembly elections to be held in two phase from March 4

13 January 2017, 05:15 PM
Manipur assembly election map.
Manipur assembly election map.

The Election Commission will conduct assembly polls in Manipur in two phases from March 4.

In a press conference, Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi told reporters that the polling for the first phase in the northeastern state will be held on March 4 while the second phase polling will be conducted on March 8.

The vote counting for the Manipur polls will be held on March 11.

Here is the poll schedule:

Manipur (60): Two phase elections

Phase - 1 (38)

Date of Notification: Feb 8

Last date of nomination: Feb 15

Last date of scrutiny: Feb 16

Last date of withdrawal of candidates: Feb 18

Election Date: March 4

Manipur profile

Ruling Party- Indian National Congress

Chief minister- Okram Ibobi Singh

Total seats- 60

Term ends on- 18 March, 2017

First Published: Wednesday, January 04, 2017 02:24 PM
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