Paty Ripple Kyndiah
|Paty Ripple Kyndiah|
1998-1999, 1999-2004, 2004-2009
|Preceded by||(L) G.G.Swell|
|Succeeded by||Vincent Pala|
7 May 1928|
Shillong, British India (now Meghalaya, India)
|Died||26 March 2015
|Spouse(s)||( L) Gavvy Khyriem|
|Children||3 sons and 2 daughters|
|As of 8 April, 2015|
Paty Ripple Kyndiah (7 May 1928 – 26 March 2015) was an Indian politician and a member of the Indian National Congress (INC) political party. He was a member of the 12th 13th &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.
- "Congress leader Paty Ripple Kyndiah passes away at 87". The India Times. 27 March 2015. Retrieved 24 April 2015.
- Official biographical sketch in Parliament of India website.
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