Salhoutuonuo Kruse Age, Husband, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 56 Years
Husband: Kevisekho Kruse
Marital Status: Widow

Salhoutuonuo Kruse

Profession(s)Politician, Social Activist, Entrepreneur
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 5”
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourSalt and Pepper
Political PartyNationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP)
Flag of NDPP
Political Journey• Contested and won the 2023 Nagaland Assembly election from the 8 Western Angami Assembly constituency
• On 7 March 2023, she took oath as a minister at a swearing-in ceremony in Shillong in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, becoming the first woman minister of Nagaland. [1]Hindustan Times
Salhoutuonuo Kruse taking oath as the first woman minister of Nagaland
Personal Life
Date of BirthYear, 1967
Age (as of 2023)56 Years
BirthplaceNagaland, India
SignatureSalhoutuonuo Kruse's signature
HometownChümoukedima, Nagaland, India
SchoolMinisters’ Hill Baptist Higher Secondary School (MHBHSS), Kohima, Nagaland
College/UniversityKohima College
Educational QualificationPre-University (Arts) from Kohima College (1986) [2]MyNeta
Religion/Religious ViewsChristianity
AddressHouse No. 105, Thevoma Khel, Khonoma Village, Kohima, Nagaland-797002
Relationships & More
Marital StatusWidow
Marriage Date2 October 1986
Husband/SpouseKevisekho Kruse (politician, contested the 2018 Nagaland Assembly polls)
Salhoutuonuo Kruse with her husband
ChildrenDaughter(s)- 2
• Nana Kruse
• Zaserieno (Gracy) Kruse Khamo
Nana Kruse and her sister
Style Quotient
Car Collection• Toyota Fortuner
• Toyota Corolla
Money Factor
Assets/PropertiesMovable Assets
• Cash Rs. 2,30,000
• Bank Deposits Rs. 1,00,83,440
• Bonds, Debentures, and Shares in companies: Rs. 20,79,031
• LIC or other insurance policies: Rs. 2,00,000
• Motor Vehicles Rs. 44,83,209
• Jewellery Rs. 76,000

Immovable Assets
• Agricultural Land: Rs. Rs. 99,00,000
• Non-Agricultural Land: Rs. 1,95,00,000
• Commercial Buildings: Rs. 4,70,00,000
• Residential Buildings: Rs. 3,80,00,000
• Others: Rs. 8,20,000

Note: The given estimates of movable and immovable assets are according to the year 2023. It excludes the assets owned by her husband. [3]MyNeta
Net Worth (approx.)In 2023, her net worth was estimated to be Rs. 13,23,71,680. It excludes the net worth of her husband. [4]MyNeta

Salhoutuonuo Kruse

Some Lesser Known Facts About Salhoutuonuo Kruse

  • Salhoutuonuo Kruse is an Indian social activist, advocate, and NDPP politician. In 2023, she and Hekani Jakhalu made headlines after they contested and won the 2023 Nagaland Assembly elections, becoming the first women to enter the legislative assembly in Nagaland.
  • From 2011 to 2014, Kruse served as the chairman of a women’s rights group named Angamimiapfu Mechu Krotho (now known as Angami Women Organization). She has also been affiliated with several Non-governmental Organisations (NGOs) in Nagaland and has actively voiced her opinion in favour of equal rights for women.
  • After her husband died in June 2021, Salhoutuonuo Kruse joined the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP), a regional political party in Nagaland.
  • In 2023, the NDPP gave her a ticket to contest the assembly elections in Nagaland against an independent candidate named Keneizakho Nakhro from the 8 Western Angami assembly constituency.
    Salhoutuonuo Kruse with Chief Minister of Nagaland Neiphiu Rio during her election campaigning

    Salhoutuonuo Kruse with Chief Minister of Nagaland Neiphiu Rio during her election campaigning

    Kruse emerged victorious in the elections by 7 votes. After winning the election, during an interview, she said,

    Today, we have created history! Today, we have created history. This momentous victory belongs to us. I owe this victory to God Almighty, and to my citizens of Western Angami. I am very humbled by the support everyone has given me.”

    A photo of Salhoutuonuo Kruse receiving the winning certificate from the returning officer

    A photo of Salhoutuonuo Kruse receiving the winning certificate from the returning officer

  • Apart from being a social activist and a politician, Salhoutuonuo Kruse is also an entrepreneur, who runs several hotels and girls’ hostels in Dimapur, Nagaland. She is also the proprietor of the North Town Higher Secondary School in Chumukedima, Nagaland.