Seventeenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Rijiju, Shri Kiren
Constituency   : Arunachal West (Arunachal Pradesh)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Email Address : kiren[DOT]rijiju[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

Father's Name Shri Rinchin Kharu
Mother's Name Smt. Chirai Rijiju
Date of Birth 19 Nov 1971
Place of Birth Nakhu, Distt. West Kameng (Arunachal Pradesh)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 09 Apr 2004
Spouse's Name Smt. Joram Rina Rijiju
No. of Sons 2
No.of Daughters 1
B.A., LL.B.
Educated at Hansraj College, Delhi and Campus Law Centre, Faculty of Law,
University of Delhi
Profession Social Worker
Permanent Address
Vill. Nakhu, P.O. Nafra,
Distt. West Kameng
Arunachal Pradesh-790001
Tel : (0360) 2292204, 09818671114 (M)
Present Address
9, K.M. Marg,
New Delhi - 110 011
Tel : (011) 23017965 (R), 23386974 (M)
Fax: (011) 23017957 (R), 23384241 (O)
Positions Held
2004 Elected to 14th Lok Sabha
Member, Standing Committee on Energy
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Tribal Affairs & Development of North Eastern Region
5 Aug. 2007 Member, Standing Committee on Energy
May 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
27 May 2014 - 25 May 2019 Union Minister of State, Home Affairs
May 2019 Re-elected to 17th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
30 May 2019 7 July 2021 Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports; and Minister of State, Ministry of Minority Affairs
7 July 2021 onwards Union Cabinet Minister, Ministry of Law and Justice

Literary, Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Wrote many articles in the newspapers and magazines relating to social, cultural and political issues; Has special interest in Strategic & Security Affairs
Social And Cultural Activities
An active social worker since school days, led various social movements as a social worker and student leader; Represented India in various social and cultural events held in many Countries; Was member of youth and cultural team which participated in the "Festival of India in U.S.S.R." in 1987; Participated in seminars in various countries; part of Parliamentary Delegations to various countries
Special Interests
Visiting historical and religious places, sight seeing and interacting with people living in the remote areas of the world; Cultural Exchange Programmes amongst various Communities
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading books about places, people and culture, watching classical movies and listening to traditional and folk music
Sports and Clubs
Has keen interest in Badminton, Football and Athletics; Was best athlete in school and college; participated in National games;
Vice-President, National Archery Association of India
Countries Visited
Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bhutan, Canada, China, Holland, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Libya, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Singapore, Sweden, Syria, Taiwan, Thailand, Uzbekistan, U.K., U.S.A. and U.S.S.R. (Now Russia) and many more countries globally
Other Information
Adjudged as the Best Young Parliamentarian by the Media during 14th Lok Sabha;
Recently designated by United Nations as Disaster Risk Champion for Asia Pacific Region due to his work in the area of Disaster Management. First Indian to be conferred with this Honour;
Member, Khadi and Village Industries Commission, Government of India, 2001- 2004
Member of many national and international organizations, selected as one of the Asian Youth Leaders by Asia Society in Youth Conference held in Tokyo, 2008

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