Gangmumei Kamei died in January 2017.
He was the chief of the Federal Party of Manipur.
He was the founder President of the Federal Party of Manipur which was formed in the year 1993.
Gangmumei Kamei was elected as a Member of the Legislative Assembly in the year 1995 and again in 2001 Manipur Assembly.
Kamei was the minister for Forest, Environment and Higher Education and has held important portfolios in the then Manipur Govt. led by Shri Nipamcha Singh in 1998 and 2001.
He was the current Prof. Gangmumei Kamei have joined the BJP in 2012 and contested the outer Manipur Lok Sabha Constituency.
Gangmumei Kamei’s joining of the National Party have boosted the presence of BJP whose presence in the hills district have been next to nil except in the Ukhrul District which sent up its only MLA from the hills.
But, Kamei was not successful in the said election.
But the vast knowledge and experience of more than 40 years in the fields of Academia, social activism and politics manage to impress the ruling BJP to utilise him for policy formulation.
He was recently nominated for two very important and prestigious assignment, namely, as a member of the Indian Council for Historical Research(ICHR) by the HRD Ministry, Govt. of India and as a member of the Regional Planning Body, the North Eastern Council (NEC) under the aegis of the DoNER Ministry.
Gangmumei Kamei passed away at 77 years old.