The northeastern state of Manipur goes to elections in early 2017. Polling will be conducted to select representatives from 60 assembly constituencies of the state. The term of the current Legislative Assembly ends on 18 March 2017. The Congress won the last elections held in 2012. The BJP is going all out to make inroads in this state in the 2017 assembly elections. According to India Today- Axis opinion poll, the BJP may get a greater vote share in the Manipur Assembly elections 2017 and if current trends are anything to go by, the party has a slight edge over the Congress at present.