Ninong Ering

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Ninong Ering
Member of the India Parliament
for Arunachal East
In office
1 June 2009 – incumbent
Preceded by Tapir Gao
Personal details
Born (1959-03-01) 1 March 1959 (age 58)
Nationality  India
Political party Indian National Congress
Spouse(s) Smt. Yarok Ering
Married on 7 March 1979
Children 2 Sons and 2 Daughters
Parents Daying Ering, Odam Ering
Residence Mirku Dapi Village
P.O. Pasighat
Distt. East Siang
Arunachal Pradesh
Alma mater J.N. College, Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh -(B.A )
Profession Political and Social Worker
Religion Evangelist Christian

Ninong Ering (born 3 January 1959) is an Indian politician, belonging to the Indian National Congress. He represents Arunachal East (Lok Sabha constituency) in Lok Sabha, the lower house of Indian Parliament.

Political career[edit]

Ering was a member of the Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly representing Pasighat East constituency as an independent candidate from 1990-1995. In 1995, he again contested from the same constituency as an independent candidate, but he was defeated by the Congress candidate Tobar Jamoh. From 1999-2004 he again became a member of the Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly representing the same constituency as a Congress candidate. From 1999–2002, he was the Minister of State of the Government of Arunachal Pradesh and from 2002–2004, he was the Deputy Speaker of the Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly. In 2009, he was elected to the 15th Lok Sabha. He was re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha from the same constituency in 2014.

Criticism of Swami Ramdev[edit]

On 19 February 2011, Ninong Ering allegedly criticised the anti-corruption drive of Indian religious leader Swami Ramdev and referred to him as a "bloody Indian dog".[1] The Bharatiya Janata Party criticised the remarks, stating that Ramdev was a revered figure and further if the Mr. Ering did not consider himself to be Indian then he should excuse himself from the Indian Parliament.[2] The Congress party claimed that it had asked for explanation from Ering on this matter.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Ering is Christian by faith and is a member of the Evangelical North Eastern Hill Church Council of Arunachal Pradesh.[3] He has four children, two daughters and two sons, and he is the son of the late Shri Daying Ering and Smt. Odam Ering.


  1. ^ a b Cong MP ‘abuses’ Baba Ramdev, party seeks explanation Times of India - 20 February 2011
  2. ^ BJP angry over Cong MP's slur on Ramdev Daily Pioneer - 20 February 2011
  3. ^ [1] Hindu Existence - February 19, 2011