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Meghalaya Assembly Election Results: CM Mukul Sangma wins Ampati, Songsok seats

Sangma retained Ampati seat defeating his nearest BJP rival Bakul Ch Hajong by over 6,000 votes. He also won from Songsak constituency defeating his nearest National People's Party rival Nihim D Shira by over 1,300 votes.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, Shillong [ Updated: March 03, 2018 14:46 IST ]
Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma wins from both seats.
Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma wins from both seats.

The Election Commission sources on Saturday said that Chief Minister and Congress candidate Mukul Sangma won from both Ampati and Songsok constituencies.

Sangma retained Ampati seat defeating his nearest BJP rival Bakul Ch Hajong by over 6,000 votes. He also won from Songsak constituency defeating his nearest National People's Party rival Nihim D Shira by over 1,300 votes.

The chief minister's wife Dikkanchi D Shira also won from Mahendraganj seat defeating her nearest BJP rival Premananda Koch by over 6,000 votes, the sources said. 

Sangma is the chief minister of the northeastern state since 2010.

Polling for 59 seats of the 60-member Meghalaya Assembly was held on February 27. 

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