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Dr. Thokchom Meinya

Dr. Thokchom Meinya


Dr.Thokchom Meinya was born to Late Shri Thokchom Tarpan Singh and Late Smt. Thokchom Thambalmacha Dev in MoirangjelHingol, Moidangpok, Imphal West, Manipur. He holds Doctrate in M.Sc., LL.B., M. Phil, Ph. D. and Educated at D.M. College, Imphal, Gauhati University, Guwahati and Osmania University, Hyderabad, Telangana.He is married to Smt. Thokchom Sorojini Devi and has one son and one daughter.

An Advocate, Teacher, Social Worker, Scientist by Profession turned Politician is the member of the Lok Sabha who is currently serving his third consecutive term. He represents the Inner Manipur constituency of Manipur and won the elections as a party candidate of the Indian National Congress party.

Personal Life

Full Name Dr. Thokchom Meinya
Date of Birth 12 Oct 1945 (Age 73)
Place of Birth Late Shri Thokchom Tarpan Singh
Party name Indian National Congress
Education Doctorate
Profession Teacher,Advocate, Social Worker, Scientist
Father's Name Late Shri Thokchom Tarpan Singh
Mother's Name Late Smt. Thokchom Thambalmacha Devi
Spouse's Name Smt. Thokchom Sorojini Devi
No of Sons 1
No of Daughters 1


Permanent address Joypurkhul Khumbong Bazar P.O. Langjing, Imphal West Manipur - 795 113
Present address 302, Kaveri, Dr. B.D. Marg, New Delhi - 110 001
Contact number 0385 2569205
Email meinya@sansad.nic.in

Interesting Facts

He has Special Interests in improving the standard of primary and secondary education;
Research and development for higher education

Political Timeline

  • 2014
    He was Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (3rd term). He defeated Moirangthem Nara of CPI by 94,674 votes.
  • 2009
    He was Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (2nd term). He defeated Moirangthem Nara of CPI by 30,960 votes.
  • 2004
    He was Elected to 14th Lok Sabha. He defeated Moirangthem Nara of CPI by 49,333 votes. Member, Standing Committee on Human Resource Development. Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of External Affairs.
  • 2003
    2003-2004: Cabinet Minister, Higher & Technical Education, Govt. of Manipur
  • 2002
    2002-2004: He was the Member, Manipur Legislative Assembly 2002-2003: He was the Minister of State (Independent Charge), Higher & Technical Education, Manipur
Net Worth38.25 LAKHS

Disclaimer: The information relating to the candidate is an archive based on the self-declared affidavit filed at the time of elections. The current status may be different. For the latest on the candidate kindly refer to the affidavit filed by the candidate with the Election Commission of India in the recent election.


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