Paty Ripple Kyndiah

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Paty Ripple Kyndiah
In office
1998-1999, 1999-2004, 2004-2009
Preceded by (L) G.G.Swell
Succeeded by Vincent Pala
Constituency Shillong
Personal details
Born (1928-05-07)7 May 1928
Shillong, British India (now Meghalaya, India)
Died 26 March 2015(2015-03-26) (aged 86)[1]
Political party INC
Spouse(s) ( L) Gavvy Khyriem
Children 3 sons and 2 daughters
Residence Shillong
Religion Christian
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.[2]

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.[2]