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Tura Parliamentary ConstituencyAbout the Constituency:
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.

Assembly Segments:
Formed prior to the 1971 elections, Tura has 24 Vidhan Sabha segments.

Names of Assembly Constituencies

Kharkutta

William Nagar

Dadenggre

Mendipathar

Raksamgre

North Tura

Resubelpara

Tikrikila

South Tura

Bajengdoba

Phulbari

Rangsakona

Songsak

Rajabala

Ampati

Rongjeng

Selsella

Mahendraganj

Salmanpara

Dalu

Chokpot

Gambegre

Rongara-Siju

Baghmara

About Tura:
It is the district capital of the West Garo Hills and is also one of the largest towns in the state. 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. 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.  Agriculture and cottage industries are the primary sources of income in this area.

Demographic Pattern:
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. With an average literacy rate of 86% 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.

A Look: Sitting MP

Name of MP

Agatha K. Sangma

Age

33

Nature of Membership

Elected

Term

18-May-09 to In office

Political Party

Nationalist Congress Party

Gender

Female

Educational Qualification

Post Graduate

Performance in the 15th Lok Sabha:\

Debates participated

0

Private member bills passed

0

Questions asked

0

Attendance

47%

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