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Tura is one of the two parliamentary constituencies of Meghalaya and is a municipality of the district of West Garo Hills. The Tura Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 2) consists of 505,774 number of electorates in totality, of these 254,723 are males and 251,051 are females as the Election commission of India 2009 data suggests. It is reserved for the ST category. Formed prior to the 1971 elections, Tura has 24 Vidhan Sabha segments. It is the district capital of the West Garo Hills and is also one of the largest towns in the state. It has a population of about 60,000 of which about 51% are males. The sex ratio here is 952 females per 1,000 males. The city covers a total area of about 18 sq km and stands at an average elevation of about 350 meters. It is located in a valley at the foot of the Tura Hills and is about 220 km away from Guwahati.

With an average literacy rate of 86%, Tura has several schools and colleges. The official language here is English although Garo, Bengali, Hindi and Nepali are also prevalent among the locals. Most residents of Tura belong to the native Garo tribe while a minority of the population consists of Hajongs, Koches, Nepalese, Bengalis, etc. Almost 90% of the locals are Christians and the Garos sport a matrilocal and matrilineal society. Agriculture and cottage industries are the primary sources of income in this area. 

List of winner/current and runner up MPs Tura Parliamentary Constituency.

The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Tura parliamentary constituency of all the years from the starting until now . It also shows the number of votes secured by each MP and the name of the political party they belong to. The current sitting member of parliament of the Tura constituency is Purno Agitok Sangma of NPP.

Year PC No. PC Name Category winnerGenderPartyVoteRunner-upGenderPartyVote
2016Bye PollslsTura(ST)Conrad Kongkal SangmaMNPP329383Dikkanchi D. Shira MINC137246
20142Tura(ST)Purno Agitok SangmaMNPP239301Daryl William Ch MominMINC199585
20092Tura(ST)Sangma,Kum. Agatha K. FNCP154476Debora C. MarakMINC136531
2006Bye PollsTuraGENPurno Agitok Sangma MNCP220024Mukul M. Sangma MINC118848
20042TuraGENPurano Agitok SangmaMAITC191938Dr. Mukul SangmaMINC119175
19992TuraGENPurno Agitok SangmaMNCP182883Atul C MarakMINC69304
19982TuraGENPurno Agitok SangmaMINC219720Anilla D. ShiraMBJP42061
19962TuraGENPurno Agitok SangmaMINC220424Enila ShiraMBJP35634
19912TuraGENPurno A. SangmaMINC136667Irwin K. SangmaMIND42290
19892TuraGENSanford MarakMINC115553Lamberth K. SangmaMIND54675
1988Bye PollsTuraGENW. A. SangmaMINC106240L.SangmaMIND28672
19842TuraGENPurno Agitok SangmaMINC106628Willnan SangmaMIND27890
19802TuraGENPuron A. SangmaMINC(I)82307Grohonsing MarakMAHL13058
19772TuraGENPurna A. SangmaMINC40288Mody K. MarakMIND26254
19722TuraGENK.MarakMAHL37221B.MominMIND16189

Facts about current sitting MP of Tura Constituency

Name of MP Shri Conrad Kongkal Sangma
Age 40
Nature of Membership Elected
Term 19/05/2016 to In office
Political Party National Peoples Party
Gender Male
Educational Qualification BBA (Entrepreneurial Management), MBA (Finance)
Activities of Shri Conrad Kongkal Sangma in 16th Lok Sabha
Debates participated 6
Private member bills passed 0
Questions asked 16
Attendance N/A

Note:Data corresponds to the period 1 June 2014 to 13 Feb 2018.

List of Assembly Constituencies in Tura Parliamentary Constituency

The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in Tura parliamentary constituency.

Names of Assembly Constituencies
KharkuttaWilliam NagarDadenggre
MendipatharRaksamgreNorth Tura
ResubelparaTikrikilaSouth Tura
BajengdobaPhulbariRangsakona
SongsakRajabalaAmpati
RongjengSelsellaMahendraganj
SalmanparaDaluChokpot
GambegreRongara-SijuBaghmara


Last Updated on May 25, 2016