The BJP seems all set to return to power in militancy-hit Manipur, in which the party has won 32 seats in the 60-member assembly.
In Hingang seat, Chief Minister N Biren Singh defeated his nearest Congress rival P Saratchandra Singh by 18,271 votes. Former Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh was one of the few Congress candidates who tasted victory.
Earlier, Singh had promised that he would urge PM Modi to repeal the controversial AFSPA if a BJP government is formed in the north-eastern state.
Total No. of Seats
Total seats 60
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