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Manipur Assembly elections 2017: Latest updates

05 March 2017, 01:04 | Muriel Sparks

The Congress vice-resident also mocked PM Modi for his demonetisation move at a rally in Imphal

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First phase voting in 38 assembly segments of 60 seats Manipur Legislative Assembly concluded Saturday peacefully with a tentative 84% voter turnout. Moreover, the Hindu voters cast their votes for the BJP and PM Modi during Assam polls.

Polling conducted under a tight security arrangement concluded at 3pm except in a few polling stations where the voting was delayed owing to certain problems, CEO said. However, in an isolated incident of violence, Erendro Leichombam, the only candidate from Irom Sharmila's People's Resurgence and Justice Alliance (PRJA) in the first phase was attacked by unknown miscreants. While voters were seen swarming in the polling booths across all the five districts, namely Bishnupur, Churachandpur, Imphal East, Imphal West and Senapati, but the voter turnout figure amid all chaos the state has been engulfed in, underlines the confidence of the people in the Indian democratic system. Last phase of polling will be held on March 8 and counting will take place on March 11.

The sixth phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh just got underway across forty-nine constituencies in seven districts in eastern UP. Manipur is reeling under severe ethnic tension after the UNC imposed economic blockade on November 1 previous year, protesting the state government's decision to create seven districts, 'dividing the Naga areas'. Sharmila said she is confident of her party's victory in the elections, according to the ANI report. The 2017 Manipur elections is a major test for the incumbent Congress government as it has been in power in the state for the last 15 years led by Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh.

The Central paramilitary forces assisted the local police in ensuring free and fair polls and carried out flag march in sensitive areas.

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Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi campaigned for the party in Imphal. Besides the ruling Congress, which is fielding 59 candidates (37 in the first phase), the other political entities in the fray are the National People's Party, Trinamool Congress, Nationalist Congress Party, Lokjana Sakhti and Left parties.

Azamgarh, Ballia, Deoria, Gorakhpur, Kushi Nagar and Mau, which is the largest constituency with an electorate of over 4.4 lakhs, were among the districts which went to the polls on Saturday. The voting for this phase is to be held on 4 March.

BJP is contesting in all seats. In the sixth phase, voters gave their verdict on 49 seats across seven districts.

Imphal: BJP national president Amit Shah has promised to end the crippling indefinite economic blockade in Manipur if BJP is voted to power in the coming assembly polls and said priority will be given to maintain law and order in the militancy-hit state.



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