Daniel Langthasa is a 37 year old artist and politician based in Haflong, a hill station in Dima Hasao, an autonomous district of North East India.
Daniel was an engineering student when his father was killed by extremists in 2007. He gave up engineering after the incident and started writing music with an aim to discourage young people from joining extremist groups. He writes music solo as Mr.India and is part of a band named Digital Suicide.
He joined active politics in 2018 and is currently an elected member from Haflong in the autonomous council of Dima Hasao district.