Published on : September 12, 2021 at 19:27 IST
Minister of Irrigation and Flood Control of Manipur
NAME – Letpao Haokip
PROFESSION – Politician
BORN – 18/01/1976
PLACE OF BIRTH – Aihang Village, Chandel, Manipur
FATHER’S NAME – Tongkhothang Haokip
MOTHER’S NAME – N/A
SPOUSE – Vungneineng
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CHILDREN – N/A
EDUCATION – Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Pol. Sc., Maharaja Bodh Chandra College, under Manipur University
POLITICAL AFFILIATIONS/PARTY- National People’s Party (NPP)
OFFICIAL WEBSITE – N/A
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BACKGROUND – Letpao Haokip is an Indian politician and member of the National People’s Party. Haokip was first elected as an MLA from Chandel constituency as a National People’s Party candidate in 2017. Currently he is the State Minister for Irrigation and Flood Control (IFC) as well as Youth Affairs and Sports.
He was born on 18th January 1976 to Tongkhothang Haokip. He is a resident of Aihang Village, Chandel, Manipur. He is married to Vungneineng. He is also a social worker and a contractor.
MAJOR INITIATIVES – He commissioned 32/11 KV Power Sub-Stations at Joupi & Salluk.
Longja to Gunjil PMSGY road and Kholian Khailet to Chahmol road proposal sanctioned.
Chandel to Churachandpur road proposal via Thingkangphai and Molnom accorded sanction.
The PMSGY proposal – Moreh to New Samtal road 87 KMs – longest in the history of Manipur – has been approved.
Letpao Haokip, a former footballer himself, has promoted LAGSA (Lonpi Area Games and Sports Association) meets in the recent past in his utmost capacity. That he has taken over the reins of Sports affairs in Manipur has done a lot of good for the State of Manipur and Chandel District in particular.
CAREER TIMELINE/ POSITIONS HELD –
2017 – MLA from Chandel District.
2017 – Minister of Irrigation and Flood Control of Manipur and Youth Affairs & Sports.
CONTROVERSIES/CASES – N/A