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Pema Khandu is the Chief Minister of the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. Since becoming CM in July 2016, he and his government have twice changed their party affiliation; in September from the Indian National Congress to the Peoples Party of Arunachal, and then in December 2016 to the Bharatiya Janata Party. Previously he had served as Minister of Tourism, Urban Development and Water Resources in Nabam Tuki's government.
He is currently the youngest CM in India to hold the office. He became second Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh of Bharatiya Janata Party in Arunachal Pradesh.
31 December 2016
Khandu and 33 of his loyal legislators resigned from People's Party and joined Bhartiya Janta Party. He continues as chief minister of Arunachal Pradesh.
16 Sept 2016 to 31 Dec 2016
43 MLAs, including Khandu, switched to People's Party of Arunachal and again took oath as CM of Arunachal.
He won the bye election to his father's constituency uncontested Mukto, as an Indian National Congress candidate.
He became the president of the Tawang District Congress Committee.
Pema Kandu became a secretary of the Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee.
17 July 2016
Khandu took the oath as the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh. Till 16 September 2016 he was associated with Congress Party. The party at the time had 47 MLAs in the 60-member state assembly.
16 July 2016
He was elected Congress Legislature Party leader replacing Nabam Tuki.
Net Worth₹129.58 CRORE
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