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Ronald Sapa Tlau

Ronald Sapa Tlau


Ronald Sapa Tlau is a Congress politician from Mizoram representing Mizoram in the Rajya Sabha. He was the General Secretary of Mizoram Pradesh Congress Committee as well as the spokesperson of the party in Mizoram. He is a practising Seventh-day Adventist Christian. He became popular because of his hard contribution in the form of documentaries. After returning from the USA, he spearheaded Television Production in Mizoram and produced many documentary programmes of public interest; sought to use the form of media to educate the public on developmental issues and engage key stakeholders in timely discussions on public policy relating to the development of Mizoram. He conducted innumerable talk shows with farmers, has contributed immensely to the cause of creating a well informed community through his TV programmes on the subject of national integration, current affairs, communal harmony, towards a self-reliant Mizoram, significance of the strategic geographical location of Mizoram, insurgency in the North-east, youth affairs, environment and biodiversity. He has produced many programmes commissioned by Doordarshan among which the eight-episode telefilm Chhurbura has been well received within and outside Mizoram.

Personal Life

Full Name Ronald Sapa Tlau
Date of Birth 04 Feb 1954 (Age 65)
Place of Birth Hualtu, Distt. Serchhip(Mizoram)
Party name Indian National Congress
Education Post Graduate
Profession Social Worker
Father's Name Late Shri Chhuanvawra Tlau
Mother's Name Late Shrimati Chawngthaneg Tlau
Spouse's Name Ramthanpari Tlau
Spouse's Profession Housewife
No of Sons 2


Permanent address 20A, Zonuam, Aizwal, Mizoram. 796001
Present address Flat No. 802, Brahmaputra Apartments, Dr. B.D. Marg, New Delhi 110001
Contact number 03892345613
Email rs.tlau@sansad.nic.in
Website N/A

Interesting Facts

He loves country songs and all-time favourites are watching TV, hiking and boating. He has also written numerous articles on diverse subjects including current affairs, national integration, communal harmony, economic disparity, economic sustainability and agricultural self-sufficiency in Mizoram, ecology and environment, the significance of Mizoram's geographical boundary, the insurgency in the North-East, etc.

Political Timeline

  • 2014
    Elected to Rajya Sabha. In Sept 2014, he became Member of Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forests.
  • 2013-2014
    Chairman, Communication, MPCC. General Secretary, Mizoram Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) (December 2013- June 2014).
  • 2009-2013
    Chairman, Monitoring Committee, Mizoram Pradesh Congress Committee on UPA Flagship Programmes for Mizoram (Jan. 2009 - Dec. 2013).
  • 2009-2010
    He was Chief Spokesman, MPCC.
  • 2008
    Member, Drafting Committee of the Manifesto for MPCC.
  • 2003-2008
    General Secretary, Mizoram Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) also he was Chairman, Media Department, MPCC.
  • 2001-2005
    Member, Executive Committee North East India Union of SDA Church, 2001-2005.
  • 1996
    Speaker, Vaivakawn, SDA Church, Aizawl since 1996.
  • 1994
    Member, Executive Committee, Management Board, SDA Hospital, Vaivakawn, Aizwal, since 1994.
  • 1992-1997
    Member, Executive Committee North East India Union of SDA Church, 1993-1997
  • 1991-1992
    Chairman and Front Leader of the struggle for a Special 'Mizo Conference' status for Mizoram within the Seventh - day Adventist (SDA) Church.

Early Life

  • 2009
    Chairman of Zoram Electronics Development Corporation Limited (ZENICS) (a Government of Mizoram Undertaking) from Jan. 2009 to Dec. 2013. And then from Jan to June 2014.
  • 2003
    Teacher, SDA Sabbath School, 1995-1999 and since 2004.
  • 1992-1998
    After returning from his stay in the U.S.A. he devoted his time to educate the general public through the use of mass media, namely telecasting documentary films and hosting talk shows for Mizo TV viewers. His contribution through the mass media was mainly the issues relating to national integration, North-east insurgency and its negative impacts, health, hygiene, Mizoram's economy, etc.
Net Worth1.18 CRORE
Liabilities1.62 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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