Takam Sanjoy is an Indian politician and Ex-Member of Parliament belonging to the Indian National Congress. In the 2009 general election he was elected to the 15th Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Parliament of India from the Arunachal West constituency of Arunachal Pradesh.
He was an active member of NSUI, associated mostly in students’ movements in Arunachal Pradesh and North East. He was involved in the emancipation of women in Arunachal Pradesh and in the workers’ movement and education for tribal boys and girls. In 1994, he was elected for the first time to the Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly. As a cabinet minister, he fought for the separation of judiciary and executive. The Land Settlement Bill for Arunachal Pradesh was legislated as Land Management Minister.
Previous Positions Held
General Secretary, Arunachal Students’ Union, Shillong, 1990–91
General Secretary, All Nyishi Students’ Union
General Secretary (1988) and President, All Arunachal Pradesh Students’ Union (AAPSU)1992-94
Founding Member, North East Students’ Organisation (NESO)
General Secretary, Students’ Welfare Association, Palin Chamgang (SWAPCA), 1988–90
Advisor to State NSUI Arunachal Pradesh, 1999–2003
Honorary Secretary INTUC, Arunachal Pradesh Unit,1997