Manipur Assembly election: 38 seats go to poll, voting in first phase begins

The first phase will cover 38 constituencies for which 1,643 polling stations have been set up in areas spread over Imphal East, Imphal West, Bishnupur among others.

First phase of Manipur Assembly elections begin today, with 38 constituencies going to poll.

As many as 1,643 polling stations have been set up in areas spread over Imphal East, Imphal West, Bishnupur and the hill districts of Churachandpur and Kangpokpi.

In all, 168 candidates will contest in the first phase.

Here are the live updates:

  • People queue up outside polling booths in Nambol's Utlou village, voting to begin shortly
  • Manipur set to go to polls today in the first of its two-phased elections across 38 Assembly constituencies. pic.twitter.com/UMcwjHQjI9

    — ANI (@ANI_news) March 4, 2017

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