- Paty Ripple Kyndiah
Paty Ripple Kyndiah MP Constituency Shillong Personal details Born 7 May 1928
Political party INC Spouse(s) Gavvy Khyriem Children 3 sons and 2 daughters Residence Shillong As of September 16, 2006
Paty Ripple Kyndiah (born 7 May 1928) is an Indian politician and a member of the Indian National Congress (INC) political party. He was a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India. He represented the Shillong constituency in Meghalaya state.
Kyndiah was a member of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly from 1970 to 1993, and he was a Cabinet Minister in the Government of Meghalaya four times between 1975 and 1988. From 1979 to 1981, he was the Leader of the Opposition in the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly; he was Acting Chief Minister of Meghalaya in 1987, and he was Speaker of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly from 1989 to 1993.
From 10 February 1993 to 28 January 1998 Kyndiah was the Governor of Mizoram. He was elected to the 12th Lok Sabha in 1998. He was re-elected to the 13th Lok Sabha in 1999 and the 14th Lok Sabha in 2004. He became Minister of Tribal Affairs on 23 May 2004.
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