During her tenure in the Lok Sabha, Agatha became the voice of North East in general and Garo Hills in particular in the Parliament and at every platform, where she was able to raise her concern on behalf of the people of the region. She gave her maiden speech in the Parliament by raising her concern on terrorist attack in Guwahati, Assam. She had remarked that when an incident happens in any other part of the country, the whole Parliament and the MPs show their solidarity, but when something happens in North East, sadly only the MPs from North East represents the voice. Agatha had advocated that irrespective of region, the responsibility of the MPs should be to raise concern and debate on issues concerning the interest of the nation. At every platform, Agatha had pitched to bridge the gap between North East and rest of India. For Agatha politics was a natural choice as she grew up seeing her father. The decision to join politics soon after completing her studies was quite a surprise for Agatha but she has been actively engaged in party activities.
The issue of development, education and environment is close to Agatha’s heart. She has been advocating for development in a sustainable manner. She opines that India has to face many challenges and we all have to contribute in shaping our country and in shaping our tomorrow. She is currently the MP for Tura seat while also serving as National General Secretary for NPP.Late Purno Agitok Sangma decided to quit national politics to contest Meghalaya state assembly election. In the by-election Agatha defeated her rival and won the election with a huge margin. At the age of 27, she became India’s youngest parliamentarian. In the 15th Lok Sabha, Agatha got re-elected from Tura Lok Sabha constituency and became the youngest Minister of State. She has the distinction for being the first women MP from Meghalaya.