Meghalaya Election Results: NPP wins 26 seats, party short of majority

Conrad Sangma's National People's Party (NPP) won 26 seats out of 59 constituencies in Meghalaya Assembly election.

Updated on Mar 02, 2023 09:41 PM IST 20 Photos

Conrad Sangma's National People's Party (NPP) emerged as the single-largest party in Meghalaya on Thursday, clinching 26 seats out of the 59 constituencies, (PTI)

However, the party fell short of gaining a majority in the 60-member assembly, even as Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said his Meghalaya counterpart Conrad K Sangma sought the support of Union Home Minister Amit Shah in forming the new government.(PTI)

The BJP managed to win only two seats in Meghalaya.(PTI)


The United Democratic Party (UDP), which was NPP’s ally in the Sangma government, emerged the second-largest party, winning 11 constituencies. It had won only six seats in the 2018 polls.(PTI)

Supporters of Meghalaya Chief Minister and National People's Party (NPP) chief Conrad Sangma celebrate his victory outside his residence, in Tura.(PTI)