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Nabam Tuki: Chief Minister (CM) of Arunachal Pradesh


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Age: 47
 
Address: Itanagar
 
Phone: +91 360 2212456, +91 360 2212173
 
Since: 01/11/2011
 
Tenure Time (Duration): 1 year, 76 days
 
Party: Indian National Congress  
 
State: Arunachal Pradesh
 
Sub Constituencies:
 
: 0 : 1356
About Nabam Tuki

Nabam Tuki was sworn in as the seventh Chief minister of the Arunachal Pradesh state of India on 1 November 2011 by Governor Joginder Jaswant Singh, who administered the oath of office and secrecy at the Raj Bhavan in Itanagar. He belongs to the Nishi community.[citation needed]

He succeeds Jarbom Gamlin as the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh.

Itanagar: Nabam Tuki is the Eighth Chief Minister(Seventh person) of the sensitive border state of Arunachal Pradesh.

Tuki was public works minister in the outgoing cabinet and also the state Congress party president.

After the internal revolt within the Congress Party in Arunachal Pradesh with a majority of the 42 Congress legislators in the 60-member house who were opposed to Gamlin for his alleged authoritarian rule Tuki was unanimously selected as the 8th Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh .

Gamlin was sworn in as chief minister on 5 May after the death of former chief minister Dorjee Khandu in a helicopter crash on 30 April.

Tuki was first elected to the second legislative assembly in 1995 from Sagalee constituency and served as the deputy agriculture minister in the Gegong Apang ministry.

He also served as Transport and Civil Aviation minister in 1998. Earlier, he was the IFCD minister in 1996.

He was re-elected to the assembly in 1999 from the same constituency and became a cabinet minister with the Environment and Forest portfolio in the Mukut Mithi ministry.

He was re-elected in the 2004 and 2009 assembly elections and served as the PWD and urban Development minister under the Apang and Khandu ministries.

Born on 7 July 1964 in remote Ompuli village in Sagalee sub-division under Papum Pare district, Tuki is a graduate and has seven children, including two sons.

He also served as state NSUI President (1983 to 1986) and was Chairman, North East NSUI Coordination Committee (1984 to 1986). He was General Secretary, All India NSUI (1986 to 1988) and Arunachal Pradesh Youth Congress President (1988 to 1995).

Tuki also served as Vice Chairman, North Eastern Youth Congress Coordination Committee (1988 to 1993) and as Working President, North Eastern Youth Congress Coordination Committee from 1993 to 1995.

Since his early days Tuki has been a "people's own leader" and continues to work with the people for the people with special emphasis on sustained and vibrant Panchayati Raj system. Tuki is an ardent advocate of Grass Root Democracy and People's Participation in Developmental Process. He is a sports lover and Tuki is also the current president of the Arunachal Cricket Association.


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