Sixteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Ruala, Shri C. L.
Constituency   : Mizoram (ST) (Mizoram)
Party Name     : Mizo National Front(MNF)
Email Address : rualacl[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

Father's Name Shri Thanzinga
Mother's Name Smt. Thangpuii
Date of Birth 25 Dec 1935
Place of Birth Vill. Chawnhu, Distt. Lawngtlai (Mizoram)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 08 Feb 1966
Spouse's Name Smt. Lalhmingthangi
No. of Sons 5
B.A., B.T.
Educated at Scottish Church College, Calcutta;
St. Edmund`s College Shillong and Gauhati University
Profession Teacher
Horticulturist,Social Worker
Permanent Address
Tels. (0389) 2322402, 09436140293(M)
Present Address
202, Kaveri Apartment,
Dr. B.D. Marg,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tels. (011) 23354224, 09013180293 (M)
Fax. (011) 23354188
Positions Held
1968-1970 Joint Secretary, Mizo District Congress Committee
1970 Nominated Member, Mizo District Council
1971-1972 Executive Member, Forest & Revenew, Mizo District Council
1972-1976 Member, Mizoram Pradesh Congress Comittee
1975-78 Member, Planning Board, Mizoram
1976-1981 Treasurer, Mizoram Pradesh Congress Committee
1978 & 1979 Member, Mizoram (U.T)Legislative Assembly (Two times)
1981-1984 General Secretary, Mizoram Pradesh Congress Committee
1984-87 Re-elected to Mizoram (U.T) Legislative Assembly (3rd term)
1984-1987 Cabinet Minister, Agriculture, Soil Conservation, Forest, District Council Affairs, Law & Judicial,Govt. of Mizoram(U.T)
1989-1998 Member, Mizoram State Legislative Assembly (Two times)
1989-1993 Cabinet Minister,Agriculture, Forest, Home, PHE, Excise & Taxation, Govt. of Mizoram
1993-1998 Cabinet Minister, Power & Electricity, Food & Civil Supplies, Industries & District Council Affairs, Govt. of Mizoram
2002-2004 General Secretary, Mizoram Pradesh Congress Committee
2008 Member, Political Affairs Committee and Member of Election Committee, Mizoram Pradesh Congress Committee
16 May 2009 Elected to 15th Lok Sabha
31 Aug. 2009 to 31 Aug 2012 Member, Standing Committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Tribal Affairs
15 Mar. 2010 Member, Railway Convention Committee
1 May 2012 Member, Committees on Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
31 August 2012 Member, Standing Committee on Energy
31 Dec 2012 Member, Library Committee
16 May 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1 Sep. 2014 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Agriculture
3 Sep. 2014 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Tribal Affairs
1 May 2015 onwards Member, Joint Committee on Security in Parliament House Complex

Countries Visited
Australia, Bangladesh, China, Denmark, England, Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region of the People`s Republic of China), Israel, Jordan, Netherlands, Phillipines, Singapore, Thailand, U.A.E. & U.S.A.
Other Information
Chairman, Consultative Committee for FCI Mizoram from 2011; General Secretary Mizo Students Association, Shillong,1962-63,Teacher, Thigsulthliah High School, 1963-1965 and Republic High School, Aizawl,1966-1970; General-Secretary, Mizo Students Association, General Headquarters, Aizawl, 1967-1968, Member, Mizoram Planning Board and Member, Mizoram Wildlife Board,1975-1978; Vice-President, Indian Council of Jurists from 2009; Member, Mizoram University Court from 2013 and Zonal Railway Users Consultative Committee for NF Railway from 1 March 2013 to 28 February 2015.

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