Kalikho Pul, former Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, dies

Posted on:09 Aug 2016 18:10:45

Kalikho Pul, former Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, dies
09 August 2016 Current Affairs: Kalikho Pul, who briefly served as Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister, died on 9 August 2016 in Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh. He was 47.

Pul allegedly committed suicide. He was found hanged from the ceiling fan in his bedroom at the Chief Minister’s official residence. However, the circumstances behind the death are still not clear.

Kalikho Pul :  Kalikho Pul was the acting Chief Minister of the north-eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh for a brief time.He belonged to Kaman Mishmi ethnic group.

From 2003 until 2007, he served as the State Finance Minister in the ministry of Chief Minister Gegong Apang.He broke away from Congress Party and became the acting Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh on 19 February 2016.

His government was supported by Bharatiya Janata Party, until it was dismissed by a court order in July 2016. Congress resumed power when the assembly was convened.


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