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Khasi Hills District Council Polls Delimitation finalised

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In preparation for the February elections to the Khasi Hills District Council, fresh delimitation of the 29 constituencies have been announced.

In the Bhoi area, a new constituency-Umsning-is being carved out of Nongpoh, Mawhati, and Umroi constituencies. The existing Laitkroh constituency has been abolished, and the areas have been tagged to Laitkroh-Mylleim and Sohra constituencies.

A new constituency has been created out of Upper Mawprem, Rilbong, Kench’s Trace, Madan Laban, Lummawbah, Nongkseh upto 5th mile, Upper Shillong. It has been named as Lummawbah constituency.

Laban has been merged with the entire Malki area together with the right side of Nongthymmai town starting from Rynjah to constitute Malki-Laban constituency.

Under the new dispensation, Madanrting is tagged to Nongkrem.

The revised constituencies are Jirang, Nongpoh, Mawhati, Umroi, Umsning, Sohryngkham, Dienglieng, Nongkrem, Langkyrdem, Nongshken, Shella, Mawsynram, Sehra, Lummawbah, Laitkroh- Mylleim, Malki, Laban, Laitumkhrah , Nongthymmai, Mawkhar, Jaiaw, Maw1ai, Mawphlang, Nongspung, Mairang, Pariong, Mawkyrwat, Langrin, Nongstoin, Myriaw and Mawthengkut.

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