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.NET
  • Sagaing to Namlee- Roads : Gallery
  • ILP: Student rally (May 4) : Gallery
  • Manipur to feature in UK Museum Exhibition
  • Homestay Idea To Grab Millions Of Tourists
  • Kharam Loya Film Festival
  • Yaoshang Photo Galleries from 2002
  • 2nd North East India Fashion Week
  • Imphal Cup - Football Tournament
  • Andro Schools Girls Soccer Festival
  • Promotion of Bamboo - News
  • Condemns killing of people in Tawang
  • Inner Line Permit (ILP) :: Timeline
  • New challenges, new chief of the State
  • Phayeng cultural dance #1: Gallery
  • Golmei Sanajao Kabui :Kala Akademi Award
  • Nanu Ngai: Ear-piercing festival
  • 'Where Have All The Flowers Gone?' 2016
  • 32 K yrs of Meitei civilization is tribalism? #2
  • Asthma: We can beat it but not kill it
  • NE Students protest #Delhi: Gallery
  • NE Students JNU rejects racist dossier
  • NSCN-IM flouts truce terms
  • 42 hours bandh: Stormy days ahead ?
  • Western Front Pilgrimage 2016
  • ILP: People's convention : Gallery
  • In memoriam: Ebotombi Haorokcham #1
  • The Journey of Onaatah to Manipur
  • ST Oiraknabagi....Eikhoigi Wafam #2
  • A Halo of a Dream
  • Air India is #Hiring #CabinCrew
  • Tipaimukh Dam & Indigenous Rights
  • Make helmet, seat belts compulsory
  • Loktak lake #5: Gallery
  • Thang Ta @ MCA #1 : Gallery
  • 32 K yrs of Meitei civilization is tribalism? #1
  • Asthma - can we live with it?
  • Interview skills for students - Part 1
  • Glimpses of modern day youth
  • Applications: Global Shapers: Imphal
  • Condemn abduction of woman at Bangalore
  • After Class XII what ?
  • Khongjom Day @Khebaching #3 : Gallery
  • Medical camp @Wanglee, Ukhrul: Gallery
  • Media Sensitization Workshop: Gallery
  • Why can't we have a referendum on ST
  • Buddhism is the by-product of dharma
  • Admission at Sikkim University
  • ST Oiraknabagi....Eikhoigi Wafam #1
  • Report : Shillong Lajong FC vs East Bengal
  • Tourist park coming up at birth place of polo
  • JNU NESF slams 'infamous dossier'
  • Army busts weapons factory in Manipur
  • Indo-Myanmar initiative to check movement
  • Lenshonnei -1975 :: eRang Classic
  • Silngamba, Eerik :: eMing
  • Border Pillar 9 @Ukhrul: Gallery
  • Evening of Dance/Music #2: Gallery
  • The 'women's question' in our times
  • Food Security Act, only for Minister
  • Vascular injury : disability in India
  • NE most lightning-prone: Study
  • Experts for new building technology
  • Special session for MPSC-2016 exam
  • Singapore FC vs United Manipur FC
  • State Arts Exhibition #1: Gallery
  • Aribam Kumar : Akademi Award 2013
  • Oil Exploration Protest: Gallery
  • World Veterinary Day 2016
  • Magical Manipur - Ima Market
  • Proposing men's commissions
  • Disturbing all round trust deficit
  • Tracing the origin of Tangkhul Nagas #1
  • Killing of Korabin- Bandh : Gallery
  • Local traditional fishing culture in Loktak
  • Can DONER and NEC go together ?
  • Message to blossom in a Buddhist way
  • Myanmar: A Political History : Book Review
  • Jobs at YVU Financial, Thoubal
  • Review : Black Panthers against Neroca
  • Anti-AFSPA cry in Lok Sabha
  • Maphou Khullen, Senapati : Gallery
  • Flower Festival @ Mao #4 : Gallery
  • Read Profile of Lhingjaneng Gangte
  • Lhingjaneng Gangte passed away
  • Eyes shining with happiness : Poem
  • Frills, thrills of district administration
  • Ethics of ethnic crisis in NE #5
  • Admission at Prism D Solutions
  • Jobs at Prism D Solutions, Imphal
  • The pre-paid power supply system
  • Star Kamei : Artist/Director : Interview
  • Khongjom Day @Khebaching #2 : Gallery
  • Meekap Thokpa Numit #3 : Gallery
  • niHsiHli Imana naKoIbu :: Seireng
  • Mary kindles hopes of communities
  • End malaria for good
  • Jobs at Sangai Technologies, Imphal
  • The Killing Fields 2016 :: News Timeline
  • Kanglei Movies | The Talking Stream :: Links
  • Man-made disaster and natural disaster
  • Rulers of Kangla & Ethnic Tribes #4
  • Evening of Dance/Music #1: Gallery
  • Flash Floods @Khumbong #2 : Gallery
  • Idiyasan Research in Neurobiology Journal
  • Kangathei village to Rajya Sabha Mary Kom
  • Khongjom Day @Khebaching #1 : Gallery
  • Flash Floods @Khumbong #1 : Gallery
  • 1st Manipur Industrial Expo #4 : Gallery
  • Cheiraoba : Great festival of Meiteis
  • Tribute to departed souls #4: Gallery
  • Sangeet Natak Akademi 2015 from NE
  • Singju Fest @Lamlai #2 : Gallery
  • Khongjom War Monument : Gallery
  • Of elected men & electorate mandate
  • Why MT draws a flak in Manipur
  • Villagers wary of losing land to Myanmar
  • Wind-storms & hailstorms #2 : Gallery
  • Flower Festival @ Mao #3 : Gallery
  • Amom Lala : Kala Akademi Award
  • Khongjom Day : Last battle of Manipur
  • Historical wars of Manipur
  • Indigenous food item @Waithou #2: Gallery
  • Battle of Khongjom on 25th April 1891
  • Sambal Wangma :: eRang Classic Photo
  • Ibotombi: Immortal Character -Shumang Lila
  • wakYhOI tajna :: Seireng
  • Tribute to departed souls #3: Gallery
  • Jiribam Wallpaper #7 : Download
  • Truth Foundation Human Rights Award
  • Wind-storms & hailstorms #1 : Gallery
  • Tribute to Oja Sanakhya Ebotombi
  • Sanakhya Ebotombi Haorokcham: Gallery
  • B Jayentakumar Death Anniv : Gallery
  • Condemns misusing Press Identify Card
  • Wangkhem Bidyamani #2 : eRang
  • Eyek Tamba :: Learn Manipuri script
  • Adi Vimba : Maibi Jagoi : Gallery
  • Khoupum Dam : Gallery
  • Cheirao-chingkaba @Lamlai #2: Gallery
  • Jobs in Bangalore / Singapore
  • My Chevening Journey in United Kingdom
  • Cheirao-chingkaba @Cheiraoching: Gallery
  • Global Shapers @Hiroshima: Gallery
  • Cheiraoba Chak Katpa @Imphal : Gallery
  • Day 5: Thabal competition #3: Gallery
  • Thang-Ga and Karang : Panorama 360 View
  • Glimpse inside Sana Konung : Gallery
  • Rally for common future #4 : Gallery
  • Earthquake: Entire Photo Gallery from Jan 4
  • Download :: PMP Bill 2015
  • Download :: MLR&LR Bill 2015
  • Download :: MSE Bill 2015