Tura (Lok Sabha constituency)

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

Assembly segments[edit]

Presently, Tura Lok Sabha constituency comprises 24 Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments, which are:

  1. Kharkutta
  2. Mendipathar
  3. Resubelpara
  4. Bajengdoba
  5. Songsak
  6. Rongjeng
  7. William Nagar
  8. Raksamgre
  9. Tikrikila
  10. Phulbari
  11. Rajabala
  12. Selsella
  13. Dadenggre
  14. North Tura
  15. South Tura
  16. Rangsakona
  17. Ampati
  18. Mahendraganj
  19. Salmanpara
  20. Gambegre
  21. Dalu
  22. Rongara-Siju
  23. Chokpot
  24. Baghmara

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
1971 K. R. Marak All Party Hill Leaders Conference
1977 Purno Agitok Sangma Indian National Congress
1980 Purno Agitok Sangma Indian National Congress (Indira)
1984 Purno Agitok Sangma Indian National Congress (Indira)
1989 Sanford Marak Indian National Congress
1991 Purno Agitok Sangma Indian National Congress
1996 Purno Agitok Sangma Indian National Congress
1998 Purno Agitok Sangma Indian National Congress
1999 Purno Agitok Sangma Nationalist Congress Party
2004 Purno Agitok Sangma All India Trinamool Congress
2008(b) Purno Agitok Sangma Nationalist Congress Party
2009 Agatha Kongkal Sangma Nationalist Congress Party
2014 Purno Agitok Sangma National People's Party
2016(b) Conrad Kongkal Sangma National People's Party

Election results[edit]

2004 general election[edit]

General Election, 2004: Tura
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Trinamool Congress Purno Agitok Sangma 1,91,938 61.69 –1.49
INC Dr. Mukul Sangma 1,19,175 38.31 +14.37
Majority 72,763 23.38 –15.86
Turnout 3,11,113 61.77 –2.71
Trinamool Congress gain from INC Swing

2014 general election[edit]

General Election, 2014: Tura[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
NPP Purno Agitok Sangma 239,301 52.24
INC Daryl William Cheran Momin 199,585 43.57 -3.67
NOTA None of the above 19,185 4.19 ---
Majority 39,716 8.67
Turnout 458,071
NPP gain from NCP Swing

2016 by election[edit]

By Election, 2016: Tura
Party Candidate Votes % ±
NPP Conrad Kongkal Sangma 3,29,497 68.16
INC Dikkanchi D. Shira 1,37,285 28.40
NOTA None of the Above 16,597 3.43
Majority 1,92,212 39.76
Turnout 4,83,379 77.50
NPP hold Swing

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Constituencywise-All Candidates". ECI. Retrieved 23 May 2014. 

External links[edit]