Cong releases first list of 40 candidates for Manipur assembly polls
Singh was the chief minister of Manipur from 2002 to 2017.
Former Speaker of Manipur Legislative Assembly Thokchom Lokeshwar Singh has been fielded by the party from his Khundrakpam assembly constituency.
The Manipur assembly elections will be held in two phases on February 27 and March 3 to elect the 60-member state assembly. The results will be out on March 10.
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