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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Amit Shah slams Assam's social media team

    Updated On : Jun 25,2018   12:22 pm
Guwahati, June 25 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah has slammed the party's social media team in Assam for not being aggressive ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, a party leader said on Monday. View More..

NABARD figures misleading: Gujarat DCCBs collected highest average banned notes among states

    Updated On : Jun 23,2018   7:44 pm
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) The National Bank for Agiculture & Rural Development (NABARD) had said in a statement on Friday that demonetised notes presented to district cooperative central banks (DCCBs) in Maharashtra were higher than those deposited in Gujarat, followed by Kerala. This statement, in essence, may be misleading. View More..

Congress' Meghalaya legislator quits assembly, party

    Updated On : Jun 22,2018   11:08 pm
Shillong,A June 22 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader Martin Danggo, who quit as member of the Meghalaya assembly on Thursday night, resigned from the primary membership of the Congress on Friday to join the ruling National People's Party (NPP). View More..

Facebook partners with NCW for digital literacy for women

    Updated On : Jun 18,2018   6:48 pm
Chandigarh, June 18 (IANS) Facebook on Monday announced its partnership with the National Commission for Women (NCW) to conduct a digital literacy programme aimed at training women scholars in Panjab University. View More..

Meghalaya CM banishes plastic from his office under 'Beat Plastic' drive

    Updated On : Jun 17,2018   7:28 pm
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Admitting increasing plastic consumption is a rising threat to his state, Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma said he had personally quit using plastic as well as barring it from his office. View More..

Centre misusing Governors' office to destabilize non-BJP governments: Yechury

    Updated On : Jun 17,2018   4:38 pm
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Sunday accused the Modi government of using the Governors office to destabilise the non-BJP state governments as well as to install BJP governments despite the saffron party not winning the mandate. View More..

Internet services suspended in eastern Meghalaya

    Updated On : Jun 16,2018   9:38 pm
Shillong, June 16 (IANS) The Meghalaya government on Saturday suspended internet services on mobile telephones in six districts in the state's eastern part due to the "serious law and order situation" View More..

Reply to plea on missing ULFA go-between in 2 weeks: SC to Centre

    Updated On : Jun 15,2018   6:42 pm
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre to file its response within two weeks on a habeas corpus petition seeking production of former ULFA peace negotiator Rebati Phukan, who is missing since April 22. View More..

NE health ministers discuss NEIGRIHMS issues with Nadda

    Updated On : Jun 15,2018   12:24 am
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Health ministers of northeastern states on Thursday sought intervention of Union Health and Family Welfare Minister J.P. Nadda into the shortage of faculty members in the North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS) in Meghalaya's capital Shillong. View More..

20 states sign MoU for Modicare, success hinges on participation: Nadda

    Updated On : Jun 14,2018   7:38 pm
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) As 20 states signed MoUs on Thursday to launch Ayushman Bharat, popularly called Modicare, Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda said the success of the world's largest government-run health scheme hinges upon active participation of the states. View More..

Congress says Meghalaya lawmaker Danggo won't quit assembly, party

    Updated On : Jun 13,2018   8:12 pm
Shillong, June 13 (IANS) Meghalaya's opposition Congress on Wednesday exuded confidence that its senior legislator Martin M. Danggo will not quit the party, a day after he publicly announced his intention to join the ruling National People's Party (NPP). View More..

Mobile internet restored in Shillong after 13 days

    Updated On : Jun 13,2018   4:32 pm
Shillong, June 13 (IANS) Internet services on mobile telephones was restored on Wednesday in the Meghalaya capital as normalcy returned, an official said. View More..

Congress suffers setback in Meghalaya

    Updated On : Jun 12,2018   11:32 pm
Ranikor (Meghalaya), June 12 (IANS) The opposition Congress in Meghalaya on Tuesday suffered a setback after its party members from South West Khasi Hills district's Ranikor block resigned en masse and joined the ruling National People's Party while the local legislator is likely to follow suit. View More..

NCW, Airbnb to create livelihood options for northeast's women

    Updated On : Jun 11,2018   4:54 pm
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Monday partnered with hospitality company Airbnb to create livelihood opportunities for women in the northeast region as a step towards their empowerment. View More..

International artists capture Meghalaya's heritage on canvas

    Updated On : Jun 10,2018   7:30 pm
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The picturesque beauty of Meghalaya's Cherrapunjee -- nestled deep in nature's lap -- has inspired 12 international artists to create unique representations of the region's and heritage. View More..

CRPF trooper, policeman killed in Jharkhand shootout

    Updated On : Jun 07,2018   10:02 pm
Ranchi, June 7 (IANS) A CRPF trooper and a state policeman were killed during a shootout with Maoists in Jharkhand's Khuti district on Thursday, officials said. View More..

GSI to soon complete geochemical & geophysical mapping

    Updated On : Jun 07,2018   9:06 pm
Kolkata, June 7 (IANS) The Geological Survey of India (GSI), which is focusing on mineral exploration, is looking to complete its geochemical mapping by 2018-19 and geophysical mapping by 2021, an official said here on Thursday. View More..

India undertaking direct road links with southeast Asian nations: President

    Updated On : Jun 07,2018   3:52 pm
Agartala, June 7 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said that India, under the "Act East" policy, has undertaken direct road links with southeast Asian nations to boost connectivity. View More..

Reliance Big TV ropes in 50K post offices for set-top box booking

    Updated On : Jun 07,2018   2:08 pm
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) In line with its vision of offering zero-cost entertainment to around 130 crore Indians, Reliance Big TV has so far partnered with 50,000 post offices in the country to facilitate booking of "free" high-definition, high-efficiency video coding (HD HEVC) set-top boxes by making an initial payment of Rs 500. View More..

CRPF trooper, policeman killed in Jharkhand shootout

    Updated On : Jun 07,2018   1:28 pm
Ranchi, June 7 (IANS) A CRPF trooper and a Jharkhand policeman were killed during a shootout with Maoists in Khuti district on Thursday, officials said. View More..