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Shillong is one of the two Lok Sabha parliamentary constituencies of the state of Meghalaya. The Shillong Parliamentary constituency (constituency number 1) has a total of 771,965 electorates out of which 397,252 are females and 374,713 are males according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports. It is reserved for the ST category and is the headquarters of the district of East Khasi Hills. Formed before the elections of 1957, Shillong has a total of 36 legislative assemblies. It is the capital and the largest city of Meghalaya and has a population of over 3,50,000. With 51% of the population comprising of females, Shillong boasts of a sex ratio of 1,006 females per 1,000 males, a rarity in Indian society. The society consists of Hindus, Muslims and Christians with a 60% majority being Christian. Most of the population belongs to the Khasi tribe.

Shillong is located at an average height of 1,500 metres and covers an area of about 65 sq km. It lies on the Shillong Plateau and is 55 km away from Mawsynram. The city is connected to nearby towns by National Highways, NH-40 and NH-44. At an average literacy rate of 86%, the city has recently emerged as a centre of education for the entire region. English is the medium of imparting education and Shillong houses several esteemed schools and colleges including EFLU, IIM, IHM, NIFT and NIT.

Shillong Lok Sabha Election Results 2019


CandidatePartyEVM VotesMigrant VotesPostal VotesTotal Votes% of VotesStatus
Vincent H. PalaIndian National Congress419212047741968953.52Winner
Jemino MawthohUnited Democratic Party267080017626725634.081st Runner-up
Sanbor ShullaiBharatiya Janata Party757860897766839.782nd Runner-up
T.H.S. BonneyIndependent656901165800.843rd Runner-up
Romeo Phira RaniIndependent494601549610.634th Runner-up
Samuel HashahIndependent458201946010.595th Runner-up
NOTANone Of The Above439802244200.566th Runner-up

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

The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of Shillong 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 Shillong constituency is Shri Vincent H Pala of INC.

Year PC No. PC Name Category winner/current MPGenderPartyVoteRunner Up MPGenderPartyVote
20141Shillong(ST)Vincent H. PalaMINC209340Prechard B. M. BasaiawmoitMIND168961
20091Shillong(ST)Pala,Shri Vincent H MINC232270John Filmore KharshiingMUDP124402
20041ShillongGENPaty Ripple KyndiahMINC190058S. Loniak MarbaniangMIND119162
19991ShillongGENPaty Ripple KyndiahMINC145020Stanlington D. KhongwirMUDP107197
19981ShillongGENPaty Ripple KyndiahMINC179863G. Gilbert SwellMUDP173851
19961ShillongGENG.Gilbert SwellMIND212205D.D.LapangMINC132903
19911ShillongGENPeter G. MarbaniangMINC144895G.G. SwellMIND125505
19891ShillongGENPeter G.MarbaningMINC148657G.G.SwellMIND135372
19841ShillongGENG.G.SwellMINC142638PakemMIND91812
19771ShillongGENHoping Stone LyngdohMIND55732Peter Garnette MarbaniangMINC50967

Facts about current sitting MP of Shillong Constituency

Name of MP Shri Vincent H Pala
Age 50
Nature of Membership Elected
Term May, 2014 to In office
Political Party Indian National Congress
Gender Male
Educational Qualification B.E. (Civil)
Activities of Shri Vincent H Pala in 16th Lok Sabha
Debates participated 32
Private member bills passed 6
Questions asked 199
Attendance N/A

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

List of Assembly Constituencies in Shillong Parliamentary Constituency

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

Names of Assembly Constituencies
NartiangJirangSouth Shillong
JowaiUmsningMylliem
RaliangUmroiNongthymmai
MowkaiawMawryngknengNongkrem
Sutnga-SaipungPynthorumkhrahSohiong
KhliehriatMawlaiMawphlang
AmlaremEast ShillongMawsynram
MawhatiNorth ShillongShella
NongpohWest ShillongPynursla
SohraMawthadraishanMawshynrut
MawkynrewNongstoinRanikor
MairangRambrai JyrngamMawkyrwat


Last Updated on July 9, 2019