Dr. Najma Akbarali Heptulla

Nongthombam Biren
Chief Minister

Yumnam Khemchand
Manipur Legislative Assembly

Kongkham Robindro
Deputy Speaker
Manipur Legislative Assembly



Nationalist Congress Party

12 – Keisamthong A/C

Father’s name : Late Shri L. Tomba Siingh

Date of Birth : 1st March 1948

Place of Birth : Keisamthong Laisom Leirak, Imphal

Marital Status : Married

Spouse’s Name : Smt. Y. Indira Devi, Presently serving as Secretary, Manipur Legislative Assembly

Number of children : 1 (one) son, 3 (three) Daughters

Ednl. Qualification : B.A. (Gauhati University, LL.B. with diploma in Law of Taxation (Lucknow University)

Profession : former government employee and advocate.

Position Held : 2002 – Elected to the 8th Manipur Legislative Assembly on FPM ticket.

2012 - Re-elected to the 10th Manipur Legislative Assembly on NCP ticket.

Other Activities and

Training attended : Active worker of Socialist Party during School career.

- General

- Secretary of the Lucknow Manipur Students Association.

- Enrolled as an advocate of the Bar council of N.E. states in 1972 and practiced as an Advocate till 976 under Gauhati High Court.

- In 1976, joined as Under Secretary in the Manipur Legislative Assembly.

- Law Secretary an State Election commissioner under government of Manipur from 1994-2002.

- Life member of the Cultural Forum of Manipur.

- Advisor to the All Manipur Students’ Union.

- Awarded as the “best Citizen of India” in the year 2005 by the International Publishing House, New Delhi.

- Life Member of the Manipur Consumer’s Protection Society.

- Advisor of Waisen Marin Co-ordinating Committee.

- Executive Officer, Lainingthou Sanamahi temple Board.

- Chairman of Sir Churachand Trophy State level boxing Championship.

- President of All Manipur Tae-Kwondo Association.

- Founder member & vice-President of the Irabot Memorial Charitable Trust, Manipur.

- Publication of book in English entitled “Manipur under AFSPA – A bizarre Experience”.

- Attended the course of study & training under the Parliamentary Fellowship Programme of the Institute of Constitutional and Parliamentary Studies, New Delhi.

- Trained and successfully completed the course in Legislative Drafting under the Commonwealth fund for Technical Co-operation (CFTC), N.D., commonwealth Secretariat.

- Attended and successfully completed the Course for government Legal Advisers from Overseas under University of London.

- Trained and successfully completed the financial Management Course conducted by the Institute of Secretariat Training and Management, Govt. of India, New Delhi.

- Enrolled as an Advocate of the Bar Council of North Eastern-States in 1972 and practiced as an Advocate till 1976 under Gauhati High Court.

- Served as Law Secretary and State Election commissioner under the govt. of Manipur from 1994-2002.

- While he was Law Secretary, he presented a Paper in the conference of Law minister of all States organized by the govt. of India between 30th June – 1st July, 1997, suggesting that AFSPA be replaced by a milder law, of at all necessary.

- Was a member of the State Level Committee of Govt. on Jawaharlal Nehru Urban Renewal Mission.

- Served as a nominated Empanelled

- Expert for one term in 2009-2010 in the National Trust for undertaking inspection works of Non-governmental Organizations, under the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India, New Delhi.

- On the invitation and sponsorship of Asian Human right Commission, he as a lone delegate representing India, participated in the deliberation/consultation on budgeting for Administration of Justice, held at Hong Kong from 11th July to 13th July of 2010.

- Member, Divisional Railway Users’ Committee (DRUCC) on N.E. Railway, Minister of Railway (railway board), Govt. of India.

Hobby : Writing preferably satirical writing which upholds the problems of the people and arouse their retrospection and attention.

Travel abroad : U.K., Netherlands, Dubai, Kuwait, UAE, Haque (International Court of Justice) and Oxford and Cambridge Universities on study and goodwill tour programme, including Bangkok, Manila, Kathmandu and Rangoon.

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