Thangso Baite

Positions Held

Ministry Tenure
Member Standing Committee on Rural Development 2012-2014
Member, Standing Committee on Health and Family Welfare 1 Sep. 2014 onwards
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Tourism and Culture 1 Sep. 2014 onwards

Personal Details

Date Of Birth 17 Apr 1953
Place Vill. Dongjang, Distt. Churachandpur, Manipur /td>
Political Party Indian National Congress(INC)
Academics M.A. (Political Science) Educated at J.N.U. Center, Imphal, Manipur

Profile

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][3] The homes of Manipur Minister-in-charge of Family Welfare Phungzathang Tonsimg, and five MLAs, including Manga Vaiphei of Henglep assembly constituency and Vungzagin Valte of Thanlom were also burned in the demonstration, which killed 9 and injured 27.[4] One of those that died was found in the charred remains of Vaiphei’s home. Churcachandpur was placed on an indefinite curfew