Shillong (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Shillong Lok Sabha constituency is one of the two Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Meghalaya state in northeastern India.

Assembly segments[edit]

Presently, Shillong Lok Sabha constituency comprises 36 Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) constituencies, which are:

  1. Nartiang
  2. Jowai
  3. Raliang
  4. Mowkaiaw
  5. Sutnga-Saipung
  6. Khliehriat
  7. Amlarem
  8. Mawhati
  9. Nongpoh
  10. Jirang
  11. Umsning
  12. Umroi
  13. Mawryngkneng
  14. Pynthorumkhrah
  15. Mawlai
  16. East Shillong
  17. North Shillong
  18. West Shillong
  19. South Shillong
  20. Mylliem
  21. Nongthymmai
  22. Nongkrem
  23. Sohiong
  24. Mawphlang
  25. Mawsynram
  26. Shella
  27. Pynursla
  28. Sohra
  29. Mawkynrew
  30. Mairang
  31. Mawthadraishan
  32. Nongstoin
  33. Rambrai Jyrngam
  34. Mawshynrut
  35. Ranikor
  36. Mawkyrwat

Members of Parliament[edit]

From Autonomous Districts constiteuncy:

Election Member Party
1957 Hoover Hynniewta Independent
1962 George Gilbert Swell Independent
1967 George Gilbert Swell Independent
1971 George Gilbert Swell Independent

From Shillong constituency:

Election Member Party
1977 Hoping Stone Lyngdoh U.A.[clarification needed]
1980 Bajubon Kharlukhi All Party Hill Leaders Conference
1984 George Gilbert Swell Independent
1989 Peter G. Marbaniang Indian National Congress
1991 Peter G. Marbaniang Indian National Congress
1996 George Gilbert Swell Independent
1998 Paty Ripple Kyndiah Indian National Congress
1999 Paty Ripple Kyndiah Indian National Congress
2004 Paty Ripple Kyndiah Indian National Congress
2009 Vincent Pala Indian National Congress
2014 Vincent Pala Indian National Congress

Election results[edit]

2004 General Election[edit]

General Election, 2004: Shillong
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Paty Ripple Kyndiah 1,90,058 51.68
Independent S. Loniak Marbaniang 1,19,162 32.40
BJP Sanbor Swell Lyngdoh 58,560 15.92
Majority 70,896 19.28
Turnout 3,67,780 46.85
INC hold Swing

2014 General Election[edit]

General Election, 2014: Shillong[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC Vincent Pala 209,340 33.77 -14.58
Independent P.B.M. Basaiawmoit 169,961 27.25 +27.25
UDP Paul Lyngdoh 106,817 17.23 -8.67
BJP Shibun Lyngdoh 95,979 15.48 +15.48
NOTA None of the above 10,960 1.77
Majority 40,379 6.51 -15.94
Turnout 619,987
INC hold Swing

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Election Commission of India. List of contesting candidates
  2. ^ "Constituencywise-All Candidates". ECI. Retrieved 23 May 2014. 

External links[edit]