CHINGWANG KONYAK, SHRI. B.A., [Congress (I)— Nagaland. 1984] s. of Shri Noknei Konyak; b. at Shiyong Village, Mon District, April 24, 1943; ed. at Government H.E. School, Wakching, St. Anthony’s School, Shillong and St. Edmund’s College, Shillong; m. Smt. Amenla, September 18, 1969; 1 s. and 3 d.; Political and Social Worker; previously associated with Nagaland Nationalist Organisation which merged with Indian National Congress in June, 1976; Minister of State, Nagaland for Veterinary, Animal Husbandry and Jails, 1969—71; Cabinet Minister for Tuensang Affairs, Excise and Relief and Rehabilitation, 1971—74; Vice-President, Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee, 1976— 79; Finance Secretary, General Secretary and President, The Konyak Student’s Conference, 1961—69; Assistant Secretary, Naga Students Federation, 1966-67; Vice-President, Naga Students Union, Shillong, 1966-67; Member, Nagaland Legislative Assembly, 1969-75 and 1977-80; Chief Whip, Opposition Party, Nagaland Legislative Assembly from March, 1978 to January, 1980; Member, (i) Seventh Lok Sabha, 1980— 84, (ii) Estimates Committee, 1982-84, (iii) Consultative Committee of Ministries of Industry and Communications and (iv) Committee on Absence of Members from Sitting of the House, 1984.
Favourite pastime and recreation: Reading, Gardening and Photography,
Sports and clubs: Football, Volleyball, Badminton.
Travels abroad: USSR, U.K., France, West Germany, Holland, Belgium, Thailand and Singapore.
Permanent address: Konyak Cottage, Circular Road, Dimapur-797 112, Nagaland.