Manipur State Congress Party

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Manipur State Congress Party
Chairperson Wahengbam Nipamacha
Founded 1997
Headquarters People’s Road, Imphal- 795001, Manipur
ECI Status State Party[1]
Seats in Legislative Assembly
5 / 60
Election symbol
Indian Election Symbol Cultivator Cutting Crop.png
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Manipur State Congress Party (MSCP) is recognised state party in the Indian state of Manipur. The party was founded in 1997 by Wahengbam Nipamacha. The party was formed after a group of Ministers and legislators, led by former Speaker Nipamacha, broke away from the ruling Indian National Congress and floated the Party which subsequently formed the next government.[2] "Cultivator Cutting Crop" is the election symbol of the party.[3][4]

Elections[edit]

In 2002 Legislative Assembly elections in Manipur, Party had contested on 42 out of 60 seats and had won 7 seats.[4] In 2007 Assembly elections, party had contested on 6 seats but failed to win any seats.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Political Parties and Election Symbols main Notification Dated 18.01.2013". India: Election Commission of India. 2013. Retrieved 9 May 2013. 
  2. ^ Chaudhari, Kalyan (16 February 2002). "Uncertain in Manipur". Frontline. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Election Symbols of Registered Political Parties in India". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "Election Commission of India - State Elections 2002 - Party Wise Position in Manipur". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 13 March 2014. 
  5. ^ "Partywise position in Manipur - 2007". Retrieved 13 March 2014.