Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh of the Congress party has won in Thoubal constituency. He defeated Leitanthem Basanta Singh of BJP and rights activist and PRJA chief Irom Sharmila, Irom Sharmila debuted as a political leader in this parliament polls.
Irom Sharmila even not received 100 votes.
Okram Ibobi Singh could comfortably register triumph over Irom Sharmila with difference of 15,000 votes. Okram Ibobi Singh is three times Chief Minister.
The activist had broken her fast last year which she kept for 16 years. The BJP leaders have blamed the Congress for its unproven failure to resolve over three-month-long economic barrier.
The competition majorly can be seen between Congress and BJP here in Manipur.