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Constituency: Tura (ST)
Born Name: Agatha Kongkal Sangma
Date of Birthday: 24 July 1980
Place of Birth: New Delhi, India
Political party: National People's Party
Other political affiliations: Nationalist Congress Party
Educational Qualifications: M.A. (Environmental Management); Diploma in Cyber Laws; Diploma in Corporate Laws; Diploma in Human Rights Laws; Diploma in Securities & Investment Laws
Educated at: ILS Law College, Pune and School of Geography, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Profession: Lawyer, politician and Social Worker
Marital Status: Married
Date of Marriage: 21 Nov 2019
Spouse's Name: Shri Dr. Patrick Rongma Marak
Relatives: James Sangma (brother), Conrad Sangma (brother)
Parents: Shri Purno Agitok Sangma, Smt. Soradini K. Sangma
Permanent Address: Walbakgri, P.O. Aramile, New Tura, West Garo Hills, Meghalaya-794101
Agatha Kongkal Sangma (born 24 July 1980) is currently a Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha . She represents the Tura constituency of Meghalaya . At the Age of 29 she is the youngest MP ever in India to be appointed as a Union Minister in Government of India till date. She is the First Woman from Northeast India to be Appointed as Union Minister in Government of India. She is a member of National People's Party
Early and personal life
Agatha Sangma was born in New Delhi to P. A. Sangma, the former speaker of the Lok Sabha, and Soradini K. Sangma. She was brought up in West Garo Hills, Meghalaya. Her brother Conrad Sangma is the Chief Minister in the Meghalaya State Assembly. Agatha married Dr. Patrick Rongma Marak on 21 November 2019.
She received her LLB degree from Pune University and later joined the bar in Delhi High Court. She did her master's degree in environmental management at the University of Nottingham, UK.
Agatha Sangma was first elected to the 14th Lok Sabha in a by-election in May 2008, after her father P.A. Sangma resigned from the seat to join state politics. Later she was re elected to 15th Lok Sabha. At age 29, she is the youngest MP ever to be appointed as Union minister in the Government of India till date.
Sangma was a minister of state for Rural development. She resigned from this post during the cabinet reshuffle in October 2012. Agatha Sangma is a lawyer, an environmentalist.
It was reported in November 2017 that she would contest the 2018 Meghalaya legislative assembly election on a National People's Party (NPP) ticket. She contested from the South Tura constituency and polled 6,499 votes winning the seat. But she submitted her resignation as member of the House in an attempt to pave way for her brother to contest the bypoll from her constituency.
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