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S Phangnon Konyak


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BJP’s S Phangnon Konyak has made history by becoming the first woman Member of Parliament (MP) from Nagaland to preside over Rajya Sabha. She was appointed to the panel of vice-chairpersons, becoming the first woman ever to hold this position in Rajya Sabha. Konyak was also the first woman to be elected to Rajya Sabha from Nagaland in April 2022 and the second woman from the state to be elected to either the House of Parliament or the state assembly.


Use: Her example can be used to show the values of gender equality, inclusivity, respect, responsible leadership, and service.