Ninong Ering was sworn in on Sunday as the minister of Minority Affairs, MoS. In the 2009 elections, Ering was elected to the Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Parliament of India, from the Arunachal East constituency in Arunachal Pradesh.
Ering was a member of the Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly representing Pasighat East constituency as an independent candidate from 1990-1995 and later as a Congress candidate from 1999 - 2004. From 1999–2002, he was the Minister of State of the Government of Arunachal Pradesh and from 2002–2004, he was the Deputy Speaker of the Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly. In 2009, he was elected to the 15th Lok Sabha.
Image: Ninong Ering being sworn-in during a ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Sunday.