Mukul Sangma

Mukul Sangma

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Mukul Sangma Profile

  • Name:
  • Mukul Sangma
  • Other Name:
  • Dr. Mukul M. Sangma
  • Born:
  • April 20, 1965
  • Father:
  • Binoy Bhushan M Marak
  • Mother:
  • Roshana Begum
  • Spouse:
  • Dikanchi D. Shira
  • Education:
  • Degree in Medicine

Mukul Sangma Biography

Mukul Sangma is an Indian politician who heads the Indian National Congress party in the state of Meghalaya. He serves as the Chief Minister of Meghalaya. He is a doctor by education.


Mukul Sangma was born on 20th April 1965 in Chengkompara village of West Garo Hills district. His father’s name is Binoy Bhushan M Marak and his mother’s name is Roshana Begum. He completed his schooling from the Government High School in Ampati in 1982 and his pre-university examination in science at St. Anthony’s College in Shillong in 1984. In 1989, he got his graduation in medicine from the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences in Imphal. He married Dikanchi D. Shira.


He started his career as a medical and health officer at Zikzak Public Health Center. Sangma joined politics in 1992 and contested in the election at Ampatigiri constituency as an independent candidate and was elected. He was reelected to the Legislative Assembly of Meghalaya from the same constituency as the candidate of Indian National Congress in 1998, 2003 and 2008.


In the year 2003, he was made as the home and education minister in the ministry of D. D. Lapang. He became the deputy chief minister of Meghalaya on 11th April 2005. But he had to resign his post due to internal riots in the state and resultant agitation. He became the deputy chief minister again on 13th May 2009. When D. D. Lapang resigned on 19th April 2010, he took the charge of the Chief Minister of Meghalaya on 20th April 2010. 

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Updated: February 01, 2013

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