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Election Results: Counting begins in Manipur

Counting for the 60-member Manipur assembly began at 8 AM this morning amidst tight security. The counting began in all nine district headquarters and at the offices of the additional deputy commissioners, election office sources said. The results were expected by afternoon.

March 06, 2012 / 11:46 AM IST

Counting for the 60-member Manipur assembly began at 8 AM this morning amidst tight security. The counting began in all nine district headquarters and at the offices of the additional deputy commissioners, election office sources said. The results were expected by afternoon. They said there were 18 counting centres in the state.

Prohibitory orders were imposed at the counting centres where security personnel were deployed. The Congress is contesting all the 60 seats. An 11-party non-Congress Peoples Democratic Alliance is contesting against the Congress. Among its constituents, NCP is contesting 21, MPP 14, CPI 24, CPI(M) 2, JD(U) 5, NPP 12, NPF 12, Trinamool Congress 48, LJP 1, MSCP 31 and BJP 19. The PDA was formed on Sunday.

first published: Mar 6, 2012 09:12 am

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