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.
Tura Lok Sabha Election Results 2019
|Candidate||Party||EVM Votes||Migrant Votes||Postal Votes||Total Votes||% of Votes||Status|
|Agatha K. Sangma||National People'S Party||304185||0||270||304455||52.22||Winner|
|Dr. Mukul Sangma||Indian National Congress||240240||0||185||240425||41.24||1st Runner-up|
|Rikman Garrey Momin||Bharatiya Janata Party||31394||0||313||31707||5.44||2nd Runner-up|
|NOTA||None Of The Above||6451||0||3||6454||1.11||3rd Runner-up|
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 ||winner||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner-up||Gender||Party||Vote
|2016||Bye Pollsls||Tura||(ST)||Conrad Kongkal Sangma||M||NPP||329383||Dikkanchi D. Shira ||M||INC||137246|
|2014||2||Tura||(ST)||Purno Agitok Sangma||M||NPP||239301||Daryl William Ch Momin||M||INC||199585|
|2009||2||Tura||(ST)||Sangma,Kum. Agatha K. ||F||NCP||154476||Debora C. Marak||M||INC||136531|
|2006||Bye Polls||Tura||GEN||Purno Agitok Sangma ||M||NCP||220024||Mukul M. Sangma ||M||INC||118848|
|2004||2||Tura||GEN||Purano Agitok Sangma||M||AITC||191938||Dr. Mukul Sangma||M||INC||119175|
|1999||2||Tura||GEN||Purno Agitok Sangma||M||NCP||182883||Atul C Marak||M||INC||69304|
|1998||2||Tura||GEN||Purno Agitok Sangma||M||INC||219720||Anilla D. Shira||M||BJP||42061|
|1996||2||Tura||GEN||Purno Agitok Sangma||M||INC||220424||Enila Shira||M||BJP||35634|
|1991||2||Tura||GEN||Purno A. Sangma||M||INC||136667||Irwin K. Sangma||M||IND||42290|
|1989||2||Tura||GEN||Sanford Marak||M||INC||115553||Lamberth K. Sangma||M||IND||54675|
|1988||Bye Polls||Tura||GEN||W. A. Sangma||M||INC||106240||L.Sangma||M||IND||28672|
|1984||2||Tura||GEN||Purno Agitok Sangma||M||INC||106628||Willnan Sangma||M||IND||27890|
|1980||2||Tura||GEN||Puron A. Sangma||M||INC(I)||82307||Grohonsing Marak||M||AHL||13058|
|1977||2||Tura||GEN||Purna A. Sangma||M||INC||40288||Mody K. Marak||M||IND||26254|
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|
Last Updated on July 06, 2020