Meghalaya Parliament Election 2015

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Friday said the BJP's sweeping victory in the Lok Sabha polls was largely due to the anti-incumbency factor against the ruling Congress across the country.

"The list of causes for the Congress' defeat can vary... anti-incumbency coupled with inflation is one of the main factors for the BJP's landslide victory," Sangma told


Meghalaya General Election Results 2015 (2):

Party Name Result
BJP + 1
Cong 1
Others 0

Meghalaya is a state in north-eastern India. There are two parliamentary constituencies Shillong and Tura and both are reserved for the ST candidates. The state has an area of 22,429 km with population of 2,964,007, of which 2,368,971 are rural and just 595,036 urban. There are 13, 16,201 voters in Meghalaya of which 629,436 are males and 648,303 females.

The Shillong Parliamentary constituency is reserved for the ST category. Shillong is the capital and the largest city of Meghalaya. It has a total of 771,965 electorates of which 397,252 are females and 374,713 are males. Its population is 3, 50,000 and boasts of a sex ratio of 1,006 females per 1,000 males.

The Tura Lok Sabha Constituency is also reserved for ST in Meghalaya. It has 505,774 number of electorates, of them 254,723 are males and 251,051 are females. Tura is also one of the largest towns in the state. It has a population of about 60,000. The sex ratio here is 952 females per 1,000 males.

Meghalaya Election Schedule

Meghalaya Lok Sabha Constituencies Schedule and Results 2015

Name of Constituencies Winner Party
1.Shillong Vincent H Pala Cong
2.Tura P A Sangma NPP

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    Updated On : Oct 22,2018   9:42 pm
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region and in the defence and security sector will be high on the agenda when Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe will hold their annual bilateral summit this month, Japanese Ambassador to India Kenji Hiramatsu said on Friday. View More..

Meghalaya looking at options for technology in food processing

    Updated On : Oct 21,2018   9:48 pm
Paris, Oct 21 (IANS) Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma on Sunday said Meghalaya is looking at options for technology and machinery to build an efficient supply chain as well on development of product and branding to establish its unique identity. View More..

Will probe alleged sexual abuse of Khasi woman: Christian Brothers

    Updated On : Oct 20,2018   10:00 pm
Shillong, Oct 20 (IANS) The Congregation of Christian Brothers, a worldwide religious community within the Catholic Church, on Saturday said an "internal investigation" will be carried out against Brother Francis Gale, who is accused of sexually abusing a tribal Khasi woman in Meghalaya. View More..

40 organizations call Assam bandh on Oct 23 against Citizenship Bill

    Updated On : Oct 20,2018   8:50 pm
Guwahati, Oct 20 (IANS) At least 40 organizations belonging to different indigenous communities have called for a dawn-to-dusk bandh on October 23 opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016, according to Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) leader Akhil Gogoi. View More..

Khasi woman accuses two Catholics priests of sexually abusing her

    Updated On : Oct 19,2018   10:36 pm
Shillong, Oct 19 (IANS) A tribal Khasi woman in Meghalaya on Friday took to social media #MeToo campaign accusing two Catholic brothers of sexually abusing her since she was five years old. View More..

Meghalaya secessionist leader enters India, surrenders

    Updated On : Oct 18,2018   8:16 pm
Shillong, Oct 18 (IANS) Meghalayas most wanted separatist leader and Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) General Secretary Cheristerfield Thangkhiew surrendered before Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong on Thursday at the Police Headquarters. View More..

Japan to be showcased in Shillong cherry blossom festival

    Updated On : Oct 16,2018   8:16 pm
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Japanese culture and cuisine will be showcased in this year's Indian International Cherry Blossom Festival to be held in Shillong from November 14 to 17, Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma said on Tuesday. View More..

Helicopter service for Durga Puja revellers in Tripura

    Updated On : Oct 16,2018   4:20 pm
Agartala, Oct 16 (IANS) The Tripura government will operate a helicopter service for Durga Puja revellers to enable them to get an aerial view of tourist spots and celebrations here, a transport official said on Tuesday. View More..

Gujarat Ministers go out with invites for tallest Sardar statue unveiling

    Updated On : Oct 15,2018   9:12 pm
Gandhinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) As the countdown for the unveiling of the tallest statue in the world by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has begun, Gujarat Ministers have fanned out across the country with invites for Chief Ministers for the big show on October 31. View More..

For third time, Meghalaya court defers verdict on ex-Bangladesh Minister

    Updated On : Oct 15,2018   8:24 pm
Shillong, Oct 15 (IANS) A lower court in Meghalaya on Monday deferred its verdict, for the third time, on former Bangladesh Minister Salahuddin Ahmed who was arrested three years ago for trespassing into India. View More..

Separatist movements will never succeed in India: Meghalaya Governor

    Updated On : Oct 13,2018   11:12 pm
Shillong, Oct 13 (IANS) Separatist movements have not succeeded in India because most people have not supported them, Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy said on Saturday. View More..

Connectivity biggest challenge for Arunachal: Khandu

    Updated On : Oct 13,2018   12:26 am
Itanagar, Oct 13 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Friday said the biggest challenge for Arunachal is connectivity. View More..

Future is bright with girls taking up positions of power: Anil Kapoor

    Updated On : Oct 11,2018   5:22 pm
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Actor Anil Kapoor, who was a part of Plan International celebration of the International Day of the Girl 2018 on Thursday, says that the future of India is bright with more girls taking up positions of power. View More..

British Council, NEC sign MoU on educational, cultural collaboration

    Updated On : Oct 11,2018   4:28 pm
Shillong, Oct 11 (IANS) British Council India and the North Eastern Council (NEC) on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen educational and cultural cooperation. View More..

Meghalaya cuts diesel, petrol prices by Rs 2.50/litre

    Updated On : Oct 10,2018   9:46 pm
Shillong, Oct 10 (IANS) The Meghalaya government has reduced the prices of diesel and petrol by Rs 2.50 per litre, Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong announced on Tuesday. View More..

Meghalaya expects Central funds for National Games

    Updated On : Oct 10,2018   9:34 pm
Shillong, Oct 10 (IANS) The Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment is expected to fund Rs 300 crore to the Meghalaya government for construction of stadiums for hosting the 2022 National Games, Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong said on Wednesday. View More..

Corrected Copy Ministry of Social Justice, Empowerment to fund Rs 300 crore to Meghalaya for Stadiums

    Updated On : Oct 10,2018   9:02 pm
Shillong, Oct 10 (IANS) The Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment is expected to fund Rs 300 crore to the Meghalaya government for construction of stadiums for hosting the 2022 National Games, Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong said on Wednesday. View More..

Submit details on cases against lawmakers, SC tells 11 states, two UTs

    Updated On : Oct 10,2018   8:56 pm
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked 11 states and two UTs to furnish within two weeks the details on criminal cases pending against MPs and MLAs as it said that the Centre will finance a special court to be set up to try these cases. View More..

Meghalaya CM urges legislators to adopt schools

    Updated On : Oct 09,2018   9:32 pm
Nongstoin (Meghalaya), Oct 9 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Tuesday asked his fellow legislators to adopt school in remote area of the state in the larger interest of the students' community. View More..

Meghalaya to float fresh tender for health insurance scheme

    Updated On : Oct 09,2018   7:02 pm
Shillong, Oct 9 (IANS) The Meghalaya government on Tuesday said it would float a fresh tender for the fourth phase of Megha Health Insurance Scheme (MHIS-4), as the premium demanded by the lowest bidder was too high. View More..