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 : Feb 22,2019   4:24 pm
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    Updated On : Feb 22,2019   12:44 pm
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Chief Secretaries and Directors General of Police (DGPs) in states and union territories to take prompt action to prevent threat, assault, intimidation and boycott targeted at Kashmiris, especially students, in the wake of the February 14 Pulwama attack. View More..

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    Updated On : Feb 22,2019   12:12 am
New Delhi/Yavatmal/Chandigarh, Feb 22 (IANS) Four Kashmiri students in Maharahstra have been assaulted while a Kashmiri teacher in a private university in Punjab said he was asked to quit on Thursday even as the Supreme Court said it may take up Friday a PIL seeking security for students from the Valley in wake of the Pulwama terror attack. View More..

India, Bangladesh to step up vigil on frontiers to curb crime, illegal movement

    Updated On : Feb 21,2019   8:38 pm
Agartala, Feb 21 (IANS) Border guards of India and Bangladesh would further intensify vigil to curb crimes, cross-border movement and other illegal activities, a senior Border Security Force (BSF) official said here on Thursday. View More..

Four Bangladeshis, one Indian held with 300 kg beef in Meghalaya

    Updated On : Feb 21,2019   8:36 pm
Shillong, Feb 21 (IANS) Four Bangladeshi nationals and one Indian were arrested on Thursday for possessing 300 kg of beef worth Rs 90,000 in Muktapur area which is on the edge of the India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya's West Jaintia Hills district. View More..

Syed Mushtaq Ali: Jharkhand, Kerala start on winning note

    Updated On : Feb 21,2019   7:36 pm
Vijayawada, Feb 21 (IANS) On the first day of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, an all-round effort helped Jharkhand edge past Delhi by three runs in a group A match here on Thursday. View More..

Pulwama fallout: SC to hear pleas seeking security for Kashmiri students

    Updated On : Feb 21,2019   6:06 pm
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court is likely to hear on Friday a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking direction to the Centre and the state governments to protect Kashmiri students, being targeted across the country in the wake of Pulwama terror attack. View More..

Omar slams Modi, Congress for silence over attacks on Kashmiri students

    Updated On : Feb 21,2019   5:28 pm
Srinagar, Feb 21 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday criticized Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Congress for their silence over attacks on Kashmiri students in parts of the country. View More..

Sack Meghalaya Governor: CPI-M tells Kovind

    Updated On : Feb 21,2019   3:52 pm
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) on Thursday asked President Ram Nath Kovind to sack Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy for "disgracing" his post and violating the "fundamentals of Constitution". View More..

Sack Meghalaya Governor: CPI-M

    Updated On : Feb 21,2019   3:22 pm
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The CPI-M on Thursday asked President Ram Nath Kovind to sack Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy for calling for a boycott of Kashmir and Kashmiris following the suicide bombing that killed 40 CRPF troopers. View More..

Pulwama fallout: SC to hear pleas on Kashmiri students attacked

    Updated On : Feb 21,2019   12:16 pm
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court is likely to hear on Friday a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking direction to the Centre and the state governments to protect Kashmiri students, who are being targeted across the country in the wake of Pulwama terror attack. View More..

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    Updated On : Feb 21,2019   11:34 am
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Some years ago, I was startled at a seminar titled "Seeking our collective peace: The northeast India diaspora looks into solutions for peace and development in the region". Startled because to me, "diaspora" denoted a group of people voluntarily living outside their homeland. View More..

We are fighting for united India, but BJP wants to divide country: Mamata

    Updated On : Feb 20,2019   9:42 pm
Kolkata, Feb 20 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said the BJP is trying to "divide India" in the wake of Pulwama terror attack while she and other parties in the opposition alliance are fighting to keep the nation united. View More..

Modi has special focus for development of Arunachal: Governor

    Updated On : Feb 20,2019   4:54 pm
Itanagar, Feb 20 (IANS) The Narendra Modi-led Central government has a special focus and consideration for the development of Arunanchal Pradesh, Governor Brig. B.D. Mishra (retd) said on Wednesday as the northeastern border state celebrated its 33rd statehood day. View More..

Services unaffected in Northeast due to BSNL employees' strike

    Updated On : Feb 20,2019   3:18 pm
Agartala, Feb 20 (IANS) BSNL authorities said on Wednesday that its services in the Northeast remained unaffected amid a three-day nationwide strike called by the employees of the telecom major. View More..

Meghalaya's UDP cuts ties with BJP-led NEDA

    Updated On : Feb 20,2019   3:06 pm
Shillong, Feb 20 (IANS) The United Democratic Party (UDP), Meghalaya's main regional political party, on Wednesday announced that it has snapped ties with the BJP-led North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) over the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. View More..

Meghalaya Congress women chief demands recall of Governor Roy

    Updated On : Feb 20,2019   1:06 am
Shillong, Feb 20 (IANS) Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy on Tuesday supported a call for boycott of "everything Kashmiri" following the terror attack at Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir that claimed the lives of 40 CRPF troopers on Thursday. View More..

Demographic changes in Assam, Bengal, J&K, Kerala aided rise of fundamentalist forces: Himanta

    Updated On : Feb 19,2019   11:44 pm
Guwahati, Feb 19 (IANS) Indicating that the activities of fundamentalist forces are growing in Assam, state Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday said that major demographic changes in the state provided a fertile ground for the rise of these forces. View More..

Meghalaya Governor backs boycott of Kashmiri items

    Updated On : Feb 19,2019   4:18 pm
Shillong, Feb 19 (IANS) Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy here on Tuesday supported a call for boycott of "everything Kashmiri" following the terror attack at Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir that claimed the lives of 40 CRPF troopers on Thursday. View More..