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T. R. Zeliang (Nagaland CM) Age, Caste, Party, Wife, Biography & More

T. R. Zeliang

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Bio
Real NameT. R. Zeliang
ProfessionPolitician
PartyNagaland People's Front
Nagaland Peoples Front
Political Journey1982: Contested the Nagaland Assembly elections and lost.
1987: Again contested the Nagaland Assembly elections and again lost.
1989: Won the Nagaland Assembly elections from Tening as a candidate of the Naga People's Council.
1989–90: Served as Minister of State for Information and Tourism in the Nagaland Government.
1993: Won the Nagaland Assembly elections from Tening as a candidate of Indian National Congress.
1994-1998: Served as Minister of State for Relief & Rehabilitation.
1998: Again Won the Nagaland Assembly elections from Tening as a candidate of Indian National Congress.
1998-2003: Served as the Minister for Environment and Forests and Geology and Mining.
2003: Won the Nagaland Assembly elections from Tening for the fourth time in a row and third time as a candidate of Indian National Congress.
Mid-2003: Formed Nagaland Congress Party.
2004-2008: Served as a Member of Parliament to the Rajya Sabha from Nagaland.
2008: Appointed as the Minister for Planning, Animal Husbandry and Parliamentary Affairs under Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio.
2013: Won the Nagaland Assembly elections from Peren.
2014: Succeeded Neiphiu Rio as Chief Minister of Nagaland.
2017: Succeeded Shurhozelie Liezietsu as 12th Chief Minister of Nagaland.
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 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth21 February 1952
Age (as in 2017)65 Years
Birth PlaceMbaupungwa Village, Peren district
Zodiac sign/Sun signPisces
NationalityIndian
HometownDimapur, Nagaland
SchoolDon Bosco High School, Dibrugarh, Assam
CollegeKohima College North Eastern Hill University
Educational QualificationB.A. From Kohima College North Eastern Hill University in 1980
FamilyFather- Late Rangleu
Mother- Name Not Known
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
ReligionNot Known
CasteScheduled Tribe (ST)
HobbiesReading, Travelling
ControversyZeliang's case of the fake affidavit regarding his education is sub judice in the courts of The Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) Peren.
AddressHouse No.- G 365, 3rd, Mile, Opposite Artc, P.O. Dimapur, P.S. East, District - Dimapur
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseKevizenuo Rangkau
ChildrenNot Known
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)1 Crore INR (as in 2013)

T. R. Zeliang

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Some Lesser Known Facts About T. R. Zeliang

  • Does T. R. Zeliang smoke?: Not Known
  • Does T. R. Zeliang drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • He was born to Rangleu Zeliang in the Mbaupungwa village of Peren district, Nagaland.
  • He belongs to the Zeliang Naga Community that enjoys the status of Scheduled Tribes in India.
  • According to reports, he served as the General Secretary of Zeliangrong Action Committee, President of Zeliangrong Students Union and also became the President of the Peren District Youth Congress of the Indian National Congress.
  • In 2014, he became the Chief Minister of Nagaland for the first time following Neiphiu Rio’s election to the Lok Sabha in the Indian general elections of 2014.
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