Shri Prem Khandu Thungon Member of Parliament (MP) from Arunachal West (Arunachal Pradesh) Biodata

Name of Member: Shri Prem Khandu Thungon

Political Party: Congress (I)

Constituency & State: Arunachal West (Arunachal Pradesh)

Lok Sabha Experience: 7,8,9,10

Tenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

THUNGON, SHRI P.K.[Cong.(1) – Arunachal West (Arunachal Pradesh-)]

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June, 1980 to Dec, 1984








19th Jan., 1990 to 7th Aug., 1990

1st May, 1990



23 June, 1991

2 July 1992

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Late Shri P.W. Thungon5th June, 1946

Shergaon in Distt. West Kameng (Arunachal Pradesh)

Married on 5th June, 1968

Smt. P.L. Thungon

Two sons


Business and Horticulture

Thungon House, Bomdila, Distt. West Kameng (Arunachal Pradesh)

AB-3, Pandara Road, New Delhi-110003. Tel. 3782692, 3782478

Councellor, Arunachal Pradesh

Vice-President, P.C.C., Arunachal Pradesh

Chief Minister, Arunachal Pradesh

Chairman, North Eastern Electricity Board

Leader of the Opposition, Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly

Elected to Lok Sabha (Seventh)

Union Dy. Minister, Supply and Rehabilitation, Education, Culture and Social Welfare

Re-elected to Lok Sabha (Eighth)

Member, Estimates Committee

Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Defence

Member, Consultative Committee, Department of Personnel & Administrative Reforms

Chairman, Sub-Committee for recommending Panchayati Raj Reforms

Elected to Lok Sabha (Ninth) for the third time

Member, Committee on Government Assurances

Member, Estimates Committee

Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Defence

Elected to Lok Sabha (Tenth) for the fourth time

Union Minister of State, Industry

Union Minister of State, Ministry of Industry (Department of Heavy Industry and Department of Public Enterprises)

Published articles in newspapers on developmental issues

President, Akhil Bharatiya Adivasi Vikas Parishad for 5 years; Member, Social Welfare Board, Arunachal Pradesh, 1968-72; Chairman, Shergaon Cooperative Society, 1964-74; General Secretary, Kameng Transport Society, 1967-72

Administrative problems of the Himalayan region; industrial development and power; and Hindi

Reading, driving, travelling and photography

Football, volleyball, table tennis, boxing and wrestling

Widely travelled (11 countries)

President, All India Frontiers Bauddh Mahasabha for the last 10 years and Mahabodhi Society of India for 8 years.


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