BJP candidate V. Hangkhanlian on Saturday won the Churachandpur assembly constituency. He got 10,246 votes. Churachandpur is constituency No. 58 of the Manipur Legislative Assembly
The main candidates from Churachandpur were V. Hangkhanlian (Bharatiya Janata Party), Haukhanthang (Congress), Phungzathang Tonsing (National People's Party), Paukhansuan Khuptong (North East India Development Party), Thangbiaklian Hangzo (Republican Party of India (A) and independent candidate Chintwahlian.
In 2012, the Congress had returned to power with a thumping majority, winning 42 seats in the 60-assembly.
Most Exit Polls had predicted big wins for the BJP in the northeastern, but only one put it touching the majority mark of 31. One exit poll predicted an absolute win for the Congress, giving it 30-36 seats.
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