Kiren Rijiju

Arunachal West Arunachal Pradesh Lok Sabha Election 2019 Kiren Rijiju
Constituency :
 Arunachal West (Arunachal Pradesh)
Party Name :
Bharatiya Janata Party
Father's Name : Shri Rinchin Kharu
Mother's Name : Smt. Chirai Rijiju
Date of Birth : 19 Nov 1971
Place of Birth : Nafra, Distt. West Kameng (Arunachal Pradesh)
Marital Status : Married
Date of Marriage : 09 Apr 2004
Spouse's Name : Smt. Joram Rina Rijiju
No.of Sons : 2
No.of Daughters : 3
Educational Qualifications :
B.A., LL.B. 
Educated at Hansraj College, Delhi and Campus Law Centre, Faculty of Law, 
University of Delhi
Profession : Social Worker

Positions Held

Elected to 14th Lok Sabha
Member, Standing Committee on Energy
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Tribal Affairs & Development of North Eastern Region
5 Aug. 2007
Member, Standing Committee on Energy
May, 2014
Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
27 May 2014 onwards
Union Minister of State, Home Affairs

Literary Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments

Wrote many articles in the newspapers and magazines relating to social, cultural and political issues; Has special interest in Strategic & Security Affairs

Special Interests

Visiting historical and religious places, sight seeing and interacting with people living in the remote areas of the world; Cultural Exchange Programmes amongst various Communities

Favourite Pastime and Recreation

Reading books about places, people and culture, watching classical movies and listening to traditional and folk music

Sports and Clubs

Has keen interest in Badminton, Football and Athletics; Was best athlete in school and college; participated in National games;  Vice-President, National Archery Association of India;

Countries Visited

Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bhutan, Canada, China, Holland, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Libya, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Singapore, Sweden, Syria, Taiwan, Thailand, Uzbekistan, U.K., U.S.A. and U.S.S.R. (Now Russia) and many more countries globally.

Other Information

Adjudged as the Best Young Parliamentarian by the Media during 14th Lok Sabha; Recently designated by United Nations as Disaster Risk Champion for Asia Pacific Region due to his work in the area of Disaster Management. First Indian to be conferred with this Honour; Member, Khadi and Village Industries Commission, Government of India, 2001- 2004 Member of many national and international organizations, selected as one of the Asian Youth Leaders by Asia Society in Youth Conference held in Tokyo, 2008;