Vanlalzawma

Vanlalzawma

Vanlalzawma is an Indian politician. Born on 10 February, 1956. He was married to Remtluangi on 16 October, 1981. He was educated in Pachhunga Univerticy College and North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU).

10 Members out of 543 abstained from the confidence voting on july22 , 2008 that the UPA won with a 275-256 margin. Among these 10, 2 MPs towed their party line of equidistance from congress and BJP . Those two are:

He served as lecturer in Hrangbana college and was elected as President of Young Mizo Association(YMA), the largest NGO in Mizoram before he was elected as Member of Parliament. He is a member of the Mizo National Front and has represented the Mizoram constituency in the Lok Sabha since 1999. He is a member of the Committee on Petroleum & Natural Gas, and the Consultative Committee, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology.

He enjoys reading and sports, especially volleyball.

Instrumental in accelerating the peace process in Mizoram in the eighties; participated actively in the Post Graduate Students Union as a leader during 1979-91 in North Eastern Hill University (N.E.H.U.), Shillong; served as National Service Scheme (NSS) Programme Officer for 4 years and had undergone N.S.S. Orientation Course at Kharagpur (West Bengal); taught at the Degree level for a period of 17 years; General Secretary, Mizoram College Teachers Association (M.C.T.A.), 1985-87; Vice-President, M.C.T.A., 1987-89; President, M.C.T.A., 1989-91; Leader of the Young Mizo Association (YMA), the biggest voluntary organisation with a membership of over 2.5 lakhs scattered in 702 Branches/Units; General Secretary, Vice-President, President of this organisation since 1993 ; recipient of Indira Gandhi Paryavaran Puraskar (I.G.P.P.) from the President of India on behalf of YMA in 1994 for outstanding contribution of the YMA towards Wildlife Preservation and Afforestation; Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Delhi Mizo Welfare Association; Member, (i) AIDS Control Society of Mizoram, (ii) Green Mizoram State Level Committee, (iii) Total Prohibition Council, Mizoram; (iv) 125th Gandhian Birth Anniversary Committee; (v) Mizoram Pollution Control Board; (vi) North Eastern Zone Cultural Centre (N.E.Z.C.C.) Programme Committee; (vii) Mizo Customary Law Committee; (viii) Reproductive Child Health Committee; (ix) Mizoram Blood Transfusion Council; (x) State Rural Development Committee; (xi) State Level Social Preservation Committee; and (xii) ACTIONAID -CYMA Joint Project on Socio-Economic Development of Mizoram; Chairman, (i) District Level Vigilance and Monitoring Committee on Rural Development in 8 Districts of Mizoram; and (ii) State Consultative Committee of F.C.I. for the state of Mizoram

References

Lok Sabha Member's homepage.

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