Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Monday after casting his vote reiterated his confidence in Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) winning the assembly elections in the State.
Singh was among the first voters at Shrivan High School in Imphal. He is a BJP candidate from Heingang constituency, Imphal.
Speaking to the media outside the polling station, Singh said, "In the first phase, we are expecting to win 30 out of 38 assembly seats in Manipur. I am also expecting that 75 per cent of people in my constituency will vote for BJP and me."
He further urged the people to come out in large numbers and exercise their right to vote.
“I request people of my constituency along with other voters to cast their valuable votes and use democratic power given by the Constitution,” Singh said.
Voting is underway in Manipur for the 38 assembly seats in the first phase of polls.
As many as 12,09,439 voters are eligible to exercise their franchise to elect their representatives from among 173 candidates, including 15 women, across 1,721 polling stations.