Of the two Lok Sabha seats in the state, one is reserved for Scheduled Tribes.
Moirangthem Nara of the Communist Party of India (CPI) is the only party candidate whose name was officially announced for the general Outer Manipur constituency. His name was finalised by the Left parties in the state.
Former Chief Minister Radhbinod Koijam is seeking the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ticket, while Oinam Nabakishore, a retired chief secretary of Manipur is one of the applicants of the Congress ticket.
Meanwhile, there are ripples among the BJP coalition partners as it has announced to field candidates in both seats.
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