|Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare|
17 February 1994 – 15 September 1999
|Preceded by||D.K. Tara Devi Siddhartha|
|Succeeded by||Paban Singh Ghatowar|
|Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha)|
1991–1996, 1996–1997, 1997-1998
|Succeeded by||H. Lallungmuana|
6 May 1935|
Muallianpui, Lunglei District, Mizoram
|Died||9 April 2016
Tuikhuahtlang, Aizawl, Mizoram
|Political party||Indian National Congress|
|As of 15 September, 2012
C. Silvera (6 May 1935 – 9 April 2016) was a retired medical doctor and a Congress politician in Mizoram, India. He was the longest serving member of Parliament of India from the Mizoram (Lok Sabha constituency).
Son of C. Hlunthuama, Silvera was born in Muallianpui village in southern Mizoram. He studied medicine at Christian Medical College, Vellore, and earned his MBBS in 1964. He was appointed as the first Medical Superintendent at Christian Hospital Serkawn, a hospital under Baptist Missionary Society (BMS), London, and later under Baptist Church of Mizoram.
C. Silvera was inducted as the first, and so far the only, Mizo to be in the Indian Union Council of Ministers as Minister of State for Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. He was inducted to office on 17 February 1994. In 1995 he became Minister of State for Industry.
He died of sudden stroke on 9 April 2016 at his home in Tuikhuahtlang, Aizawl.
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