The BJP put up a tough fight in the Manipur assembly elections. The Congress is just two short of forming the government and there is hectic activity in the political corridors to form the next Government in Manipur which has been ruled by the Congress for the past 15 years.
The Congress is fighting a three term incumbency in Manipur,. It managed to bag 28 out of the 60 seats. The BJP won 21 in the 2017 assembly elections. In the 2012 polls, it had not even opened its account.