Manipur Exit Poll 2017: As it happened

On Thursday, re-polling was held in 34 polling stations in the state after malpractices were found in the poll process in eight assembly constituencies.

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Friday, March 10, 2017 - 00:11

Imphal: The exit polls on Thursday predicted a BJP victory in Manipur Assembly Elections 2017, with CVoter anticipating 25-31 seats for the saffron party in the 60-member Legislative Assembly. The survey also predicted the Congress to bag 17-23 seats while regional parties garnering nine seats.

Manipur saw a record turnout of 86 percent in the two-phase polling on March 2 and 8. On Thursday, re-polling was held in 34 polling stations in the state after malpractice were found in the poll process in eight assembly constituencies. The polling started at 7 am concluded at 3 pm.

The state had recorded overall 79.80 percent turnout in 2012.

The counting of votes in Manipur will be taken up on March 11, along with four other states -- Uttarakhand, Punjab, Goa and Uttar Pradesh, where Assembly polls were held.

9 March 2017, 20:23 PM

CVoter exit polls predict BJP getting 25 to 31 seats while Congress trailing at the second position with 17 to 23 seats.

9 March 2017, 20:22 PM

The Congress party's 15-year rule in Manipur seems to be in peril, as exit polls forecast BJP victory. According to CVoter BJP will likely win the maximum number of seats in the 60-strong Manipur Legislative Assembly election.


9 March 2017, 20:20 PM

Axis poll now predicts Congress wining 24 seats.

9 March 2017, 19:10 PM

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9 March 2017, 18:53 PM

The CVoter predictions are based on a sample of 1,330 people. The Saffron party is expected to bag 34.8 percent of the vote share while the Congress is expected to receive 32.7 percent.

9 March 2017, 18:35 PM

According to India TV exit poll, the BJP is likely to win Manipur with 25-31 seats, followed by Congress with 17-23 seats. 

9 March 2017, 18:33 PM

After BJP and Congress, Irom Sharmila's newly-formed People's Resurgence and Justice Alliance, are expected to claim the remaining seats, according to CVoter.


9 March 2017, 18:32 PM

The Congress' expected 32.7 percent vote share will represent a sharp drop from its 45.6 per cent vote share in the previous election.

9 March 2017, 18:28 PM

If the exit poll predictions come true, the BJP will effectively end the Congress party's 15-year rule in the state.

9 March 2017, 18:17 PM

CVoter predicts largest vote share for BJP with 34.8 percent, INC 32.7 percent and others 32.5 percent.

9 March 2017, 18:03 PM

According to India Today-Axis survey, BJP is making huge inroads, likely to sweep state.

9 March 2017, 17:43 PM

According to early exit poll data released by India TV C-Voter, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is expected to bag 25 to 31 seats, Congress 17-23 and others 9-15 in the 60-member Manipur Assembly.

9 March 2017, 17:22 PM

Also Read: Manipur: Re-polling being held in 34 polling stations

9 March 2017, 17:21 PM

Exit Poll results will be released today after 5:30 pm.