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

Updated On Mar 02, 2023 09:41 PM IST
  • Conrad Sangma's National People's Party (NPP) won 26 seats out of 59 constituencies in Meghalaya Assembly election.
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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) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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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)

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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) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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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)

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The BJP managed to win only two seats in Meghalaya.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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The BJP managed to win only two seats in Meghalaya.(PTI)

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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) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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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)

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Supporters of Meghalaya Chief Minister and National People's Party (NPP) chief Conrad Sangma celebrate his victory outside his residence, in Tura.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Supporters of Meghalaya Chief Minister and National People's Party (NPP) chief Conrad Sangma celebrate his victory outside his residence, in Tura.(PTI)

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Meghalaya Chief Minister and National People's Party (NPP) chief Conrad Sangma with supporters after his victory in Meghalaya Assembly elections from the South Tura Assembly constituency.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Meghalaya Chief Minister and National People's Party (NPP) chief Conrad Sangma with supporters after his victory in Meghalaya Assembly elections from the South Tura Assembly constituency.(PTI)

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Meghalaya Chief Minister and National People's Party (NPP) chief Conrad Sangma waves at supporters gathered for celebrating his victory in Meghalaya Assembly elections from the South Tura Assembly constituency.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Meghalaya Chief Minister and National People's Party (NPP) chief Conrad Sangma waves at supporters gathered for celebrating his victory in Meghalaya Assembly elections from the South Tura Assembly constituency.(PTI)

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Chief Minister Conrad Sangma won the South Tura seat with a margin of over 5000 votes.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Chief Minister Conrad Sangma won the South Tura seat with a margin of over 5000 votes.(PTI)

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The People's Democratic Front bagged 2 seats, the United Democratic Party won 11 seats, the Voice of the People party won 4 seats and Hill State People's Democratic Party won 2 seats.(ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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The People's Democratic Front bagged 2 seats, the United Democratic Party won 11 seats, the Voice of the People party won 4 seats and Hill State People's Democratic Party won 2 seats.(ANI)

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"We'd like to thank the people of the state for having voted for us. We are short on a few numbers, so we'll wait for the final results to come out. We will see what next steps are to be taken based on the final results," said Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma.(ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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"We'd like to thank the people of the state for having voted for us. We are short on a few numbers, so we'll wait for the final results to come out. We will see what next steps are to be taken based on the final results," said Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma.(ANI)

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Chief Minister Conard Sangma visited the grave of his father and former Chief Minister of Meghalaya, PA Sangma in Tura ahead of the Meghalaya Assembly elections results. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Chief Minister Conard Sangma visited the grave of his father and former Chief Minister of Meghalaya, PA Sangma in Tura ahead of the Meghalaya Assembly elections results. (PTI)

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According to the Meghalaya Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) FR Kharkongor, three-tier security arrangements have been made with Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) guarding the innermost layer and State Armed police will keep vigil over the second and third layers.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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According to the Meghalaya Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) FR Kharkongor, three-tier security arrangements have been made with Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) guarding the innermost layer and State Armed police will keep vigil over the second and third layers.(PTI)

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Meghalaya Chief Minister and NPP leader Conrad K Sangma on March 28 met his Assam counterpart Himanta Biswa Sarma in Guwahati, Assam. (ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Meghalaya Chief Minister and NPP leader Conrad K Sangma on March 28 met his Assam counterpart Himanta Biswa Sarma in Guwahati, Assam. (ANI)

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The ruling National People's Party (NPP) is leading in 24 and has won in one, of the 59 Assembly constituencies of Meghalaya. (ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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The ruling National People's Party (NPP) is leading in 24 and has won in one, of the 59 Assembly constituencies of Meghalaya. (ANI)

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The counting in all 13 centres commenced at 8 am. Initially, the postal ballots are to be counted for the first 30 minutes followed by the counting of polled votes in the EVM Control Units. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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The counting in all 13 centres commenced at 8 am. Initially, the postal ballots are to be counted for the first 30 minutes followed by the counting of polled votes in the EVM Control Units. (PTI)

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Shillong, the capital of Meghalaya, has the States maximum number of 14 Counting Halls, one each for each assembly constituency. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Shillong, the capital of Meghalaya, has the States maximum number of 14 Counting Halls, one each for each assembly constituency. (PTI)

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West Garo Hills District Counting Centre caters to 11 assembly constituencies and is the second-largest counting centre in the state. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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West Garo Hills District Counting Centre caters to 11 assembly constituencies and is the second-largest counting centre in the state. (PTI)

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Supporters of various parties gather outside a counting centre awaiting results of Meghalaya Assembly elections, in Ri Bhoi district.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Supporters of various parties gather outside a counting centre awaiting results of Meghalaya Assembly elections, in Ri Bhoi district.(PTI)

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Of the 60 Assembly constituencies in Meghalaya, 36 constituencies fall in Khasi, Jaintia Hills region while 24 are in Garo Hills region. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Of the 60 Assembly constituencies in Meghalaya, 36 constituencies fall in Khasi, Jaintia Hills region while 24 are in Garo Hills region. (PTI)

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Meghalaya recorded a voting percentage of over 76 per cent on Monday. Polling was held at 3,419 polling stations across 59 Assembly constituencies in the state. (ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Meghalaya recorded a voting percentage of over 76 per cent on Monday. Polling was held at 3,419 polling stations across 59 Assembly constituencies in the state. (ANI)

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