Thangso Baite

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Thangso Baite
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Thangso Baite
Member of the India Parliament
for Outer Manipur
In office
2009 - till date
Personal details
Born (1953-04-17) 17 April 1953 (age 64)
Political party INC
Spouse(s) Hatkhoneng Baite
Children 2 Sons & 3 Daughters
Residence Dongjang village, Churachandpur district, Manipur

Thangso Baite (born 1953) is an Indian politician. He is a member of the Lok Sabha. He represents the Outer Manipur constituency in Manipur state in north-eastern India and entered the 15th Lok Sabha after winning the elections as a candidate of the Indian National Congress (INC) political party.[1] He is the second son of (L) Shri Ngamkhotong Baite and (L) Smt. Otvah. He hails from Dongjang village, Churachandpur district, Manipur.

On 31 August 2015, Baite's home was torched in a mass demonstration in Churcachandpur after some bills were passed in the Legislative Assembly to protect indigenous people in Manipur.[2] The homes of Manipur Minister-in-charge of Family Welfare Phungzaphang Tonsimg, and five MLAs, including Manga Vaiphei of Henglep assembly constituency and Vungzagin Valte of Thanlom were also burned in the demonstration, which killed 4 and injured 27.[3] One of those that died was found in the charred remains of Vaiphei's home. Churcachandpur was placed on an indefinite curfew.