Meghalaya Election Results 2015, Meghalaya Lok Sabha Election Results 2015, Meghalaya Election News, Meghalaya Parliamentary Constituencies

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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Parliamentary Elections News in Meghalaya

Meghalaya Governor condoles Vajpayee's death

    Updated On : Aug 17,2018   12:01 am
Shillong, Aug 16 (IANS) Meghalaya Governor Ganga Prasad on Thursday condoled the death of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, saying the nation had lost an able parliamentarian, a statesman par excellence, and an extraordinary human being. View More..

Meghalaya CM bats for improved connectivity with neighbouring countries

    Updated On : Aug 16,2018   11:32 pm
Shillong, Aug 16 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Thursday underlined the need for improved connectivity with the neighbouring countries for transformative growth of the northeastern region. View More..

Vajpayee will be remembered by northeastern people: Meghalaya CM

    Updated On : Aug 16,2018   9:16 pm
Shillong, Aug 16 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Thursday expressed grief over the death of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, saying he will be remembered by the northeasterners for his keen interest in developing this landlocked region. View More..

Manipur university likely to reopen

    Updated On : Aug 16,2018   4:32 pm
Imphal, Aug 16 (IANS) The Manipur University, which has been closed for 78 days following a demand for the removal of the Vice Chancellor, is likely re-open following an agreement on Thursday. Students and teachers have sought the VC's removal for allegedly administrative and financial irregularities. View More..

We've brought northeast India closer to Delhi: Modi

    Updated On : Aug 15,2018   1:10 pm
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said efforts made by his government have brought the people of northeast India closer to Delhi and the region was witnessing multi-faceted development. View More..

Build progressive, inclusive society for all: Meghalaya CM

    Updated On : Aug 15,2018   11:36 am
Shillong, Aug 15 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Wednesday urged the people of the state to build a progressive and inclusive society for all. View More..

942 Police Medals to be given on I-Day, CRPF tops

    Updated On : Aug 14,2018   5:46 pm
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The Central Reserve Police Force's (CRPF) constable Sharief-ud-Din Ganaie and Head Constable Mohammad Tafail, who lost their lives in 2017 while fighting militants in Jammu and Kashmir, have been posthumously selected for the President's Police Medal for Gallantry (PPMG) -- the highest police medal. View More..

942 Police Medals to be given on I-Day, CRPF tops

    Updated On : Aug 14,2018   4:40 pm
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The Central Reserve Police Force's (CRPF) constable Sharief-ud-Din Ganaie and Head Constable Mohammad Tafail, who lost their lives in 2017 while fighting militants in Jammu and Kashmir, have been posthumously selected for the President's Police Medal for Gallantry (PPMG) -- the highest Police Medal. View More..

India steps up vigil on borders with Bangladesh, Myanmar

    Updated On : Aug 13,2018   3:04 pm
Agartala/Aizawl, Aug 13 (IANS) Ahead of the Independence Day, Indian authorities have asked security forces to increase vigil along the international borders with Bangladesh and Myanmar, officials said on Monday. View More..

Six new elephant corridors to protect natural nomads (August 12 is World Elephant Day)

    Updated On : Aug 12,2018   1:34 pm
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Expressing concern over the increasing number of elephant deaths in India, an international organisation involved in the preservation and protection of these animals globally has stressed the urgent need for a comprehensive policy change in the country to arrest the rapid fall in elephant population. View More..

Israel opens visa centre in Kolkata

    Updated On : Aug 11,2018   10:28 pm
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) In a bid to encourage more Indian travellers to visit Israel, the Middle East nation has opened a Visa Application Centre here that would cater to West Bengal and seven northeastern states. View More..

Monsoon deficiency by 10% across India

    Updated On : Aug 11,2018   8:44 pm
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Even as many areas across the country receive copious rains, the country seems to face a rainfall deficiency of 10 per cent till August first week, according to private weather forecaster Skymet. View More..

Set up mobile towers along Bangla border, Conrad urges Centre

    Updated On : Aug 11,2018   6:24 pm
Guwahati, Aug 11 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma on Saturday appealed to the Central government to remove the bottlenecks for setting up mobile towers along the Indo-Bangladesh border to ensure better connectivity in border areas. View More..

Allies urge Meghalaya government to check influx of illegal migrants

    Updated On : Aug 09,2018   10:24 pm
Shillong, Aug 9 (IANS) The Meghalaya government's coalition partners on Thursday urged it to take steps to prevent influx of illegal Bangladeshi migrants, excluded from the draft NRC in Assam, into the eastern state. View More..

Bangladeshi Jamat-e-Islami member arrested in Meghalaya

    Updated On : Aug 09,2018   10:24 pm
Shillong, Aug 9 (IANS) A Bangladeshi national, working with Jamat-e-Islami foundation of Bangladesh, was arrested by troopers of the Border Security Forces (BSF) in Meghalaya, officials said on Thursday. View More..

State troopers to attend neighbouring state's I-Day parade

    Updated On : Aug 08,2018   4:30 pm
Agartala, Aug 8 (IANS) For the first time in India, security personnel of each state in the country will attend the main Independence Day function in the neighbouring state to strengthen the cooperation among the armed forces, a top police officer said here on Wednesday. View More..

Meghalaya CM condoles death of Karunanidhi

    Updated On : Aug 07,2018   11:06 pm
Shillong, Aug 7 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma on Tuesday expressed his grief over the death of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK President M. Karunanidhi. View More..

Man commits suicide in Assam, NRC blamed

    Updated On : Aug 07,2018   7:18 pm
Guwahati, Aug 7 (IANS) A septuagenarian in Assam committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree in a remote village on the India-Bangladesh border, sparking rumours that he took the extreme step after failing to find the names of his family members in NRC. View More..

Meghalaya government 'open to idea of NRC'

    Updated On : Aug 06,2018   11:28 pm
Shillong, Aug 6 (IANS) The ruling National People's Party (NPP)-led Meghalaya Democratic Alliance government on Monday said it is open to the idea of conducting National Register of Citizens (NRC) updation exercise in the state, on the lines of Assam. View More..

AASU warns political parties not to politicise NRC

    Updated On : Aug 05,2018   8:42 pm
Shillong, Aug 5 (IANS) The powerful All Assam Students Union (AASU) on Sunday warned political parties not to politicise and communalize the National Register of Citizens (NRC)which was published in Assam on July 31. View More..