|Name Chowna Mein|
|Party Indian National Congress|
Chowna Mein and newly elected MLA Jummum Ete Deori interact with media persons after massive win .
Chowna Mein is an Indian politician from Arunachal Pradesh. He belongs to the Bharatiya Janata Party. Previously he was member of Indian National Congress. Currently, he is the Deputy-Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh from July 2016 under Pema Khandu. He also held the post of Deputy-Chief Minister in the Arunachal Pradesh from March to July 2016 led by the Kalikho Pul.
In 1995, 1999 and 2004, he was elected from Lohit district's Lekang assembly constituency of Arunachal Pradesh.
On December 21, 2016, Pema Khandu was suspended from the party by the party president and Takam Pario was named as the next likely Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh replacing Khandu after People's Party of Arunachal suspended Khandu along with 6 other MLAs.
On December, 2016, Pema Khandu proved majority on the floor with 33 of the People's Party of Arunachal’s 43 legislators joining the Bharatiya Janata Party as the BJP party increased its strength to 45 and it has the support of two independents. He became second Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh of Bharatiya Janata Party in Arunachal Pradesh after 44 days lead Gegong Apang government in 2003.