Manipur polls highlights: 78 per cent voter turnout recorded in polling

A voter turnout of 78.03 per cent was recorded within the first of two section elections in Manipur, sealing the destiny of 173 candidates. The voting was held at 38 constituencies unfold throughout 5 districts together with Imphal East, Imphal West, Bishnupur, Churachandpur, and Kangpokpi. The state has a complete of 60 meeting seats.

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A complete of 12,09,439 voters together with 5,80,607 male, 6,28,657 feminine and 175 transgender voters exercised their franchise throughout 1,721 polling stations, mentioned Rajesh Agarwal, Manipur’s chief electoral officer of Manipur.

The polling started at 7 am and ended at 6 pm. Those that are identified with Covid-19 or are beneath quarantine have been allowed to vote on the final hour.

Notably, 381 polling stations have been utterly manned by all-women polling personnel, whereas one polling station in Saikot was manned utterly by Particular person with Incapacity (PwD) polling personnel.

Key candidates whose destiny to be determined to are state chief minister N Biren Singh from Heingang, speaker Y Khemchand Singh from Singjamei, deputy chief minister Yumnam Joykumar Singh from Uripok and state Congress chief N Lokesh Singh from Nambol. 

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  • Feb 28, 2022 07:20 PM IST

    Voting in Manipur elections ends, 78.03% turnout recorded

    Voting in Manipur elections ends, 78.03% turnout recorded. Kangpokpi (82.97%) and Imphal West (82.19%) lead the charts.

  • Feb 28, 2022 06:06 PM IST

    78 per cent polling recorded until 5 pm 

    Manipur recorded a voter turnout of 78.03% until 5 pm, says the election fee

  • Feb 28, 2022 05:07 PM IST

    Voters from transgender neighborhood actively take part in ballot course of

    Voters of transgender neighborhood take energetic participation in ballot course of. 


  • Feb 28, 2022 03:58 PM IST

    Over 67% voter turnout recorded by 3 pm, says ECI

    Manipur reported a voter turnout of 67.53% by 3 pm, the state election fee mentioned. Kangpokpi recorded highest turnout of greater than 76% thus far. 

  • Feb 28, 2022 03:20 PM IST

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    BJP alleges Congress candidate Lamtingthang Haokip in Saitu Meeting constituency. Watch video shared by BJP Twitter deal with.

  • Feb 28, 2022 01:49 PM IST

    Vote turnout contact 48.88% until 1pm

    The voter turnout in first phases has touched 48.88 per cent, in line with the Election Fee figures.  

  • Feb 28, 2022 01:47 PM IST

    Conflict between BJP, Kuki Folks’s Alliance employees in Singhat

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  • Feb 28, 2022 01:25 PM IST

    Ballot disruption  reported in Keithelmanbi

    As of now, 33% voter turnout is recorded. An incident of ballot disruption has been reported in Keithelmanbi. This has led to a delay in polling course of. EVM machine has been damaged, we’re inspecting whether or not to proceed polls right here at this time or go for a repoll, says Rajesh Agarwal, CEO Manipur. 

  • Feb 28, 2022 11:55 AM IST

    27.34℅ polling recorded at 11 am

    The voter turout stands at 27.34 per cent until 11 am, in line with the Election Fee knowledge. 

  • Feb 28, 2022 11:52 AM IST

    Lengthy queus at polling cubicles 

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  • Feb 28, 2022 10:33 AM IST

    Almost 12% voter turnout recorded until 10 am

    As polling for the primary section of Manipur Meeting elections is underway, State Election Fee knowledgeable that the voter turnout touched 11.68 per cent within the state until 10 am.

  • Feb 28, 2022 10:09 AM IST

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  • Feb 28, 2022 09:37 AM IST

    9.9% voting recorded until 9am

    9.9 per cent voter turnout has been recorded at 9am, in line with the info by Election Fee.

  • Feb 28, 2022 09:33 AM IST

    Your one vote will determine Manipur’s future: BJP’s Nadda

  • Feb 28, 2022 09:24 AM IST

    Manipur voters train their franchise 

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    Picture courtesy: ANI
  • Feb 28, 2022 09:18 AM IST

    Manipur governor reveals inked finger after voting

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    HT Picture
  • Feb 28, 2022 09:14 AM IST

    Manipur’s deptuy CM casts his votes in Imphal

    Manipur deputy chief minister and NPP candidate from Uripok, Yumnam Joykumar Singh solid his vote in Naoremthong Higher Major Faculty in Imphal. 

  • Feb 28, 2022 08:00 AM IST

    Manipur governor La Ganesan votes at Imphal college

    Manipur Governor La Ganesan votes at Tamphasana Ladies’ larger secondary Faculty in Imphal.  “I enchantment to all individuals of Manipur that they need to train their franchise as a result of in our nation democracy is prevailing & signal of democracy is election,” he mentioned after voting. 

  • Feb 28, 2022 07:52 AM IST

    CM Biren Singh casts his vote in Manipur polls

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    Picture courtesy: HT Picture

     State chief minister N Biren Singh who’s contesting the polls from his conventional dwelling seat casts vote. 

    After casting vote he mentioned BJP will get absolute majority this time and type it is personal authorities. He’s assured of getting 30 seats out of 38 meeting constituencies which matches to ballot at this time. Singh, who’s contesting towards Congress candidate P Sharat, mentioned he’ll get 75% votes of the 33,000 plus votes within the constituency.

  • Feb 28, 2022 07:02 AM IST

    Voting begins in Manipur for section 1 of meeting polls

    Voting for the primary section of Manipur Elections begins. As many as 173 candidates in 38 constituencies in fray. 

  • Feb 28, 2022 06:43 AM IST

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