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Bidya Sing Engleng from Diphu: Early Life, Controversy & Political Career

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Bidya Sing Engleng from Diphu: Early Life, Controversy & Political Career

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  31 March 2021 8:43 AM GMT

Candidate Name: Bidya Singh Engleng

Party: BJP

Constituency: Diphu

Early Life-

Bidya Sing Engleng is from Rongmongwe ITI Colony, Diphu of KarbiAnglong district. His father's name is Late Bura Engleng, and his mother's name is Late HarviTakbipi. He was born in Sidharampur in 1954. He married KuntilaRonghangpi in 1980. They have two sons and one daughter. His favourite pastime is reading books. He also enjoys playing football.


He is a graduate. He completed his B.A. from Osmania University in the year 1987. He pursued his PU from Diphu Government College in 1975.

Career and Politics-

He was a farmer in the beginning. He got into politics later. He was elected to the 13thAssam Legislative Assembly in the year 2011 on a Congress (INC) ticket. Since 2012, he has been the Parliament Secretary of the Government of Assam and also the General Secretary of Assam Pradesh Congress Committee. The other positions held by Bidya Singh Englenginclude the Chief Executive Member (C.E.M) of KarbiAnglong Autonomous Council for five terms in Diphu. He was also the Vice-Chairman of Hills Planning Board of Assam. In 2019 he was expelled from Congress and he joined the BJP. He was the Vice President of Assam Congress and the Karbi Autonomous District Congress Committee at the time of being expelled for anti-party activities. He is contesting the Assam Assembly election 2021 as a BJP candidate from the Diphu constituency.

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