In the 2004 general election, Kiran Rijiju was elected as a member of the 14th Lok Sabha, representing the constituency of Arunachal West. Rijiju entered the Lok Sabha for the second time in 2014 from the Arunachal (West) constituency. In the 2009 general election, Rijiju was defeated by a very thin margin of 1314 votes by the Congress candidate under very controversial circumstances which witnessed massive violence amidst allegation of polling booth capturing by Congress Party. In the 2014 general election, Kiren Rijiju was again elected as a Member of Parliament in the 16th Lok Sabha, representing the Arunachal West constituency. Kiren Rijiju defeated Takam Sanjoy of the Indian National Congress by a margin of 43,738 votes. Immediately he found a place in Narendra Modi's first best of 45 Council of Minister's list.read more
In an exclusive conversation with India TV, Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju opened up on his fitness routines, and urged the people to participate in the Fit India Movement.
Taking to Twitter, Rijiju has raised former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh's stand on Maoists, wherein he had declared them to be the No. 1 threat to India's internal security.
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