TODAY -

The Manipur connections of Mukul, Rio
Source: Hueiyen News Service / Newmai News Network

Shillong/Dimapur, March 11 2013: Several similarities have been identified between Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma and Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio.

Mukul Sangma and Neiphiu Rio have Manipur connections.

While Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma was trained from Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Imphal, Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio married a woman from Manipur in Kaisa Rio.

Younger brothers of both the Chief Ministers got elected in the February 23 Assembly elections of Meghalaya and Nagaland---Zenith Sangma and Zhaleo Rio.

Both Neiphiu Rio and Mukul Sangma love to use fancy sun-glasses.

Both are still young and dynamic.

Both Mukul Sangma and Neiphiu Rio won the tussles for the Chief ministership over their respective former bosses in their respective States.

DD Lapang's last chance of becoming the Chief Minister of Meghalaya once again was spoilt by the meteoric rise of Mukul Sangma while Neiphiu Rio ditched his former boss S C Jamir to become the Chief Minister of Nagaland in 2003 .

Both of them reign the hilly northeastern States - Meghalaya and Nagaland.

Both of them are good drivers and love driving.

Both Mukul Sangma and Neiphiu Rio are Christians.

Both of them belong to Scheduled Tribe (ST) category.

Both the Chief Ministers are often seen in western outfits.

The year 2013 is another year of fortune for both Sangma and Rio.

The 1990s was the formative years for both the leaders in politics.

Above all, both Mukul Sangma and Neiphiu Rio were at one time Home Ministers in their respective states.

Finally, both Mukul Sangma and Neiphiu Rio have to travel by roads for over 70 kilometres before reaching the nearest airports from their official bungalows whenever they go to New Delhi.

Sangma from Shillong to Guwahati airport while Rio to Dimapur airport from Kohima.


* Comments posted by users in this discussion thread and other parts of this site are opinions of the individuals posting them (whose user ID is displayed alongside) and not the views of e-pao.net. We strongly recommend that users exercise responsibility, sensitivity and caution over language while writing your opinions which will be seen and read by other users. Please read a complete Guideline on using comments on this website.




LATEST IN E-PAO!
  • The game of Polo symbolizes #2
  • 24X7 Power to all Rural Household
  • Indo-Naga Talks 2015 :: News Timeline
  • Dailong Village Light of hill district
  • Legal provisions wrt sexual violence #1
  • In the Heady Days of Sky : Poem
  • Tamils Pongal at Moreh #2: Gallery
  • Pre-Match Report: East Bengal vs Lajong
  • Yangmasho Shaiza Death Anniv: Gallery
  • Death Anniv of Yangmasho at Tangrei
  • Amitav Ghosh reading at Imphal
  • Olangthagee Wangmadasu : eRang
  • Time to kick politics from sports
  • A case study of MNF movement #6
  • The Survival Mound :: Poem
  • Democracy On Trial
  • Kharam Students' Conference : Gallery
  • Jigsaw Puzzle #3 :: Story
  • Nengneithem Kipgen awarded PhD
  • HR body decries delay in repeal of AFSPA
  • Draining a pond in search of grenade
  • Racism in India 2013-2015 :: Timeline
  • Centenary of Rani Gaidinliu : Gallery
  • The Colours of Development
  • A day full of dance and music
  • Cultural changes is man's greatest falls
  • The Resurgent Thadou Politics
  • 66th Republic Day @Kangla #2: Gallery
  • wahH ? :: Seireng
  • Education is not about competition/merit
  • Seminar on mortality at JNU
  • Manipuri balladeer, 89, to perform in Delhi
  • Tulihal sees hope in new AAI boss
  • Delhi's new initiatives for NE
  • The Killing Fields (2013/14/15) :: Timeline
  • Politicians can learn from Yangmaso Shaiza
  • India-US bonhomie & reality check
  • Release of Sharmila & an insensitive State
  • Tamenglong #34: Wallpaper Download
  • When a Star Fell : Poem
  • 66th Republic Day @Imphal #2: Gallery
  • Revisiting Pacha's Imphal.critical prism #1
  • Take God's Hand
  • Thadou Dance @Chandel: Gallery
  • PhD admission 2015, IIT, Gandhinagar
  • World Wetlands Day, 2015 at Thinungei
  • Dr. Palin among 25 Healthcare Influencers
  • NE Community members donate blood
  • I-League Pre-Match: Pune vs Lajong FC
  • Is Assam in India, asked at Taj Mahal
  • From the days of Fiats & Ambassadors
  • Making religion a force for unity
  • Khodrak Waterways @Bishenpur: Gallery
  • Gaireimei, Adinbou : eMing
  • The ethics of life
  • Tourism undertaking : A toxic din
  • The Heart of the Matter : Poem
  • Understanding Rabies
  • Walkathon: Road Safety Week #2: Gallery
  • R-Day: Prize Distribution: Gallery
  • Jobs @CloudZack Tech, Imphal
  • Jobs @SKY Hospital, Imphal
  • Discussion on Mapithel Dam at Chadong
  • MSAD's letter to President Barak Obama
  • CFMG chairman responds to NSCN(I-M)
  • Gaidinliu anniv at Raj Bhavan, Kohima
  • The game of Polo symbolizes #1
  • Tamils Pongal at Moreh #1: Gallery
  • Rani Gaidinliu at a glance
  • Mass Grave Protest @Keishampat: Gallery
  • 66th Republic Day @Kangla #1: Gallery
  • NE women problems in metropolises #2
  • Revolution, Thy Name Is Woman
  • Scholarships: C4 Photosynthesis
  • Sharmila, Make By India Campaign
  • NE's rice beer has therapeutic value
  • DoNER camps in NE for redressal
  • Rani Gaidinliu remembered on 100th anniv
  • Four blasts near R-Day function venue
  • 66th Republic Day @Imphal #1: Gallery
  • Sharmila's arrest: return to absurd ritual
  • What lies beneath?
  • Entrance exams ahead: Time to be prepared
  • Kerala model of development, Analysis #2
  • Mathang gi Yengningthada #2: Gallery
  • Redemption :: Poem
  • Momocha awarded Vayu Sena Medal
  • Helping man's best friend #2: Gallery
  • I-League Report: Shillong Lajong Vs Mumbai
  • Dog Vaccination Programme at Moirang
  • Six from Northeast get Padma awards
  • Lift suspension on NE trade policy
  • Men in uniform: Harassing the public
  • Khuman Lampak :: 360 Panorama
  • Do we need Sanamahi & Umang Lai #4
  • Sweat after Life : Poem
  • Hypothyroidism: patient needs to know #2
  • Nupi Sabis of Manipur #2
  • Tobacco Free Institutions: Gallery
  • Irom Sharmila released #2: Gallery
  • Natl Games, Manipur contingent: Gallery
  • National Voters Day observed
  • Pre-Match Report: Lajong vs Mumbai
  • Nehginpao conferred PhD degree
  • Condemns re-arrest of Irom Sharmila
  • Hoo Chage #3 :: eRang
  • Irom Sharmila re-arrested : Gallery
  • Yubi Lakpi #2 : Gallery
  • WIM Cup 2014: football at Bangalore
  • Irom Sharmila released #1: Gallery
  • Condition of ISBT, Imphal: Gallery
  • Rupali Longjam - Miss NE #2 :: eRang
  • Sanarembi Cheishra : Funga
  • Dr. Naorem Bidyasagar : Akademi Award
  • Snowfall in Ukhrul : Gallery
  • TRAU : Complete Team Player Profile
  • TRUGPU : Complete Team Player Profile
  • Reshmi Sorokhaibam #3 :: eRang
  • Laihui presents Hada Shamaton :: Ooba
  • Delhi Discrimination Survey: Download