|Real Name||Neiphiu Rio|
|Political Party||Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party|
|Political Journey||1989: Chose as a Congress candidate to the Nagaland Legislative Assembly, from the Northern Angami-II constituency, and appointed the minister of sports, school education, arts & culture, and higher education.|
1984-1987: Served as a chairman of Northern Area Angami Council.
1993: Became a member of the All India Congress Committee.
1993: Appointed as the Minister for Works & Housing.
1998: Appointed as the Home Minister of Nagaland.
2002: In September, resigned from the Nagaland Home Ministry.
2002: In November, resigned from the Nagaland Legislative Assembly.
2003: On 6 March, sworn as the Chief Minister of Nagaland.
2008: On 3 January, dismissed from the post of Chief Minister; after President's imposed ruling in Nagaland. On 12 March, reelected to the assembly as a leader of the DAN, and appointed as the Chief Minister of Nagaland.
2013: Re-elected as the Nagaland Chief Minister for a third term.
2014: In September, appointed as a member of Consultative Committee, Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region.
2014-2016: A member of the Standing Committee on Coal and Steel.
2014-2018: A member of the Committee on Public Accounts.
2015-2018: A member of the Standing Committee on Agriculture.
2018: Became next Chief Minister of Nagaland after TR Zeliang.
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 168 cm|
in meters- 1.68 m
in feet inches- 5’ 6”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 65 kg|
in pounds- 143.3 lbs
|Hair Colour||Black (Semi Bald)|
|Date of Birth||11 November 1950|
|Age (as in 2018)|| 68 Years|
|Birth Place||Tuophema, Kohima (Nagaland)|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Scorpio|
|School||Baptist English School, Kohima |
Sainik School, Purulia, West Bengal
|College/University||St Joseph's College, Darjeeling |
Arts College, Kohima
|Educational Qualification||Graduation (BA)|
|Address||Vill. Tuophema Basa, Kohima-797001, Nagaland|
|Hobbies||Gardening, Music, Reading, Travelling and playing tennis|
|Awards/Honours/Achievements||The Mother Teresa Millennium award 2007 (for exceptional leadership and contributions to the politics in Kolkata)|
|Controversies||Corruption allegations have been made against him for illegally siphoning government funds.|
|Girls, Affairs and More|
|Marriage Date||23 August 1975|
|Parents||Father- Late Shri Guolhoulie Rio|
Mother- Smt. Kevilhou Rio
|Brother||Zhaleo Rio (Deputy Commissioner of Kohima)|
|Net Worth (approx.)||₹30 crore|