Meghalaya Lok Sabha Elections Date & Schedule 2019

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The Indian Election Commission has declared the General Elections schedule for the year 2019 today i.e. on 10/3/2019. According to the schedule the elections are to be held in seven phases for the 543 Lok Sabha Constituencies. The first Phase of Lok Sabha General Elections will be held on 11th April 2019 while the last Phase of General Elections will be held on 19th May 2019. The General Elections results will be announced on 23rd May 2019.

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The Indian Parliament elections will be held once in 5 years because the Parliament term in India will be for 5 years. The 16th Parliament term will be completed by the March so the Election Commission of India released the Lok Sabha Election Schedule for the 17th Parliament. There are 545 MP seats in Indian Parliament out of these 545 Lok Sabha Constituencies 543 are elected by the eligible voters of India and the remaining 2 Lok Sabha seats are nominated by the President of India.

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2019 Lok Sabha Elections Highlights:

  • Parliament Elections will be held in seven phases in all the 29 states and 7 Union Territories.
  • Parliament elections 2019 polling starts from 11th April to 19th May 2019.
  • Lok Sabha General Elections will be held for all the 543 Constituencies.
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Meghalaya Lok Sabha Elections Date & Schedule2019:

S.NO Election Event Election event Date Election Event Day
1 Election Notification 18th March 2019 Monday
2 Nominations of Candidates starts on 18th March 2019 Monday
3 Last Date for Nominations of Candidates 25th March 2019 Monday
4 Scrutiny of Nominations 26th March 2019 Tuesday
5 Last Date for withdrawing the Nominations 28th March 2019 Thursday
6 Voting Day 11th April 2019 Thursday
7 Counting of Votes Starts on 23rd May 2019 Thursday

Lok Sabha Constituencies of Meghalaya

The Meghalaya State’s Lok Sabha Constituencies are 2, and these 2 Constituencies are reserved for scheduled tribes. During the 2014 General Elections which were held for the 16th Lok Sabha one seat was won by the Indian National Congress Party.

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The Meghalaya State consists of 2 Lok Sabha Constituencies and 60 Assembly Constituencies. In the last General Elections for the 16th Lok Sabha which were held in the year 2014, both the 2 seats were won by the Indian National Congress Party. In the last Legislative Assembly Elections which were held in the year 2018, the Indian National Congress Party won 21 seats, NPP party won 39 seats and formed the Government in Meghalaya and Conrad Sangma became the Chief Minister of Manipur.

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Major Political Parties in Meghalaya from 1951:

Indian National Congress (INC)

National People’s Party (NPP)

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)

United Democratic Party (UDP)

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)

Aam Admi Party (AAP)

Garo National Council (GNC)

HSPDP

People’s Democratic Front (PDF)

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Meghalaya General Election Results from 1951 to 2014:

1952 General Elections for the First Lok Sabha: Indian National Congress

1957 General Elections for the Second Lok Sabha: Others

1962 General Elections for the Third Lok Sabha: Others

1967 General Elections for the Fourth Lok Sabha: Others

1971 General Elections for the Fifth Lok Sabha: Others

1977 General Elections for the Sixth Lok Sabha: Indian National Congress

1980 General Elections for the Seventh Lok Sabha: Indian National Congress

1984 General Elections for the Eighth Lok Sabha: Indian National Congress

1989 General Elections for the Ninth Lok Sabha: Indian National Congress

1991 General Elections for the Tenth Lok Sabha: Indian National Congress

1996 General Elections for the Eleventh Lok Sabha: Indian National Congress

1998 General Elections for the Twelfth Lok Sabha: Indian National Congress

1999 General Elections for the Thirteenth Lok Sabha: Indian National Congress

2004 General Elections for the Fourteenth Lok Sabha: UPA

2009 General Elections for the Fifteenth Lok Sabha: UPA

2014 General Elections for the Sixteenth Lok Sabha: Indian National Congress

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Total Number of Lok Sabha Constituencies in Meghalaya are 2

No.               Constituency               Reserved for(SC/ST/None)
1                      Shillong                                  ST
2                      Tura                                        ST

Sixteenth Lok Sabha Meghalaya Members List:

1 Shillong(ST) Pala,Shri Vincent H INC

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