The Congress in Manipur has reportedly expelled its candidate from Wangoi constituency. 

The Manipur Congress expelled its Wangoi constituency candidate Salam Joy Singh just hours before the first phase of elections. 

Salam Joy Singh has been expelled by the Congress party for allegedly supporting BJP candidate from Wangoi – O Lukhoi Singh. 

Salam Joy Singh has been expelled from the Congress party for allegedly violating disciplinary rules. 

Notably, voting is underway at the Wangoi constituency in Imphal West district of Manipur. 

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Voting is underway at 38 Assembly constituencies in the first phase of Manipur elections.   

Electoral fate of as many as 173 candidates, including 15 women, will be locked on Monday.  

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