Okram Ibobi Singh upbeat about forming govt. in Manipur

Imphal (Manipur) [India], Mar. 10 (ANI): Expressing confidence of achieving absolute majority in the Manipur Assembly polls, Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh has said that the Congress would win around 42 seats in the 60-member assembly.

"I am hopeful that the people of Manipur will give a clear mandate to our party. We are confident of getting a clear majority this time. We will win anywhere between 40 and 42 seats," he said.

Exit polls have predicted a remarkable victory for the Congress in Manipur.

For 60 Assembly seats in Manipur, C- Voter has given 25 to 31 seats to BJP, 17 to 23 seats to Congress. While India today- Axis has given majority to Congress with 30 to 36 seats and 16 to 22 seats to BJP. (ANI)