Takam Pario


Takam Pario Tagar is an Indian politician serving as the Leader of Opposition in Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly.[1] His real name is Takam Tagar but is affectionately called Pario. He won the 2009 elections on a PPA ticket to switch to Indian National Congress and won the 2014 elections on an Indian National Congress ticket and later switched to PPA to switch back to Congress again and is currently a member of Indian National Congress.[2]

Takam Pario was elected unopposed from Palin constituency in the 2014 Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly election, standing as an INC candidate.[1][3][4]

On 30 December 2016, Pema Khandu was suspended from the primary membership of the People's Party of Arunachal by the party president and Takam Pario was named as the next likely Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh replacing Pema Khandu after suspended Pema Khandu along with 6 other MLAs. For the assembly elections held in 2009 and 2014, Takam Pario stood the richest candidate for election to the Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly with assets worth 200 crores . [5][6][7]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b CEO Arunachal Pradesh. List of contesting candidates Archived 2 August 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Arunachal Congress gains two NPP MLAs
  3. ^ Assam Tribune. Congress wins 11 seats unopposed in Arunachal
  4. ^ "Election results". Election Commission of India, New Delhi. Retrieved 16 October 2016.
  5. ^ After Pema Khandu's suspension, Takam Pario to be new Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, PPA Chairman says
  6. ^ Takam Pario likely to be Arunachal CM in 2017 after PPA suspendsKhandu
  7. ^ Takam Pario, the richest Arunachal MLA, may replace Pema Khandu as CM

External linksEdit

  • Takam Tagar Janta Pratinidhi profile
  • MyNeta Profile