The poll date has been scheduled to be held on Jan 28 while election counting will be done on Mar 4. This time it would be an acide test for Okram Ibobi Singh who helped Indian National Congress (INC) to grab power in the state government for last two consecitive years.
The main opposition party alliance consist Manipur People’s Party, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and Janata Dal United (JD-U).
Election officials announced that Two hundred and seventy nine candidates will be contested in the upcoming crucial election. The announcement surfaced following the minute scrutiny and withdrawal of papers by contestants.