Born in November 19, 1971 at Nakhu Village under Nafra circle in West Kameng district, Rijiju is a firebrand young leader who has entered the Lok Sabha for the second time.
Earlier he was elected from Arunachal West constituency to the 14th Lok Sabha in 2004.
He, however, rejoined the BJP in 2012, and wrested the Arunachal West seat from his Congress rival. He owes his victory to the interest evinced by Narendra Modi, who addressed a rally in his constituency.
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