A Short Description on Our previous CM Tarun Gogoi


A Short Description on Our previous CM Tarun Gogoi

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Tarun Gogoi

He completed 15 consecutive years as Chief Minister of Assam on 18 May 2016 as the longest serving Chief Minister of the state.


Birth - 1 April 1936

Death - November 23, 2020


Gogoi was born on 01 April 1936[2] into an ethnic Assamese Tai-Ahom family at Rangajan Tea Estate,[9][10] erstwhile Sibsagar District, now the Jorhat District of Assam


Father – His father, Dr Kamaleshwar Gogoi[12] was a medical practitioner at Rangajan Tea Estate

Mother - Usha Gogoi, younger sister of the renowned poet Ganesh Gogoi


Education - Primary education at the No.26 Rangajan Nimna Buniyadi Vidyalaya (lower foundation school). Gogoi was enrolled at the Jorhat Government High School, from where he passed the HSLC Examination. He did his graduation from Jagannath Barooah College, located at Jorhat District, of Assam and after that he did LLB from Gauhati University, Assam. He is designated as an alumnus of the prestigious Jagannath Barooah College, Jorhat.


Personal life

Tarun Gogoi married Dolly Gogoi on 30 July 1972. They have two children; daughter Chandrima Gogoi, an MBA and son, Gaurav Gogoi, a member of parliament from Kaliabar, who holds a degree in Public Administration from New York University.


Political career -

Gogoi has served six terms as a Member of Parliament (MP) from the Lok Sabha. He first represented Jorhat in 1971–85. Later Gogoi was elected from Kaliabor (1991–96/1998–2002)


1968 : Member, Municipal Board, Jorhat.

1968 : Member, Municipal Board, Jorhat.

1971 : Elected to 5th Lok Sabha.

1976 : Joint Secretary, All India Congress Committee.

1977 : Re-elected to 6th Lok Sabha (2nd term).

1983 : Re-elected to 7th Lok Sabha (3rd term).

1983 : Joint Secretary All India Congress Committee (AICC(I)).

1985 : General Secretary, All India Congress Committee (AICC(I).

1986-1990 : President, Pradesh Congress Committee P.C.C.(I)), Assam.

1991-1993 : Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Ministry of Food.

1993-1995 : Union Minister of State (Independent Charge). Ministry of Food Processing Industry.

1993-1995 : Member, Assam Legislative Assembly.

1997-1998 : Elected as Member of ALA.

1998-99 : Member, Committee on Government Assurances

1998-99 : Member, Committee on External Affairs.

1998-99 : Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.

1998 : Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (5th term).

1999 : Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (6th term).

1999-2000 : Member, Committee on Railways.

18 May 2001 : Assumed the Office of Chief Minister, Assam. (1st Term)

Sept-2001 : Elected as Member of ALA.

11 May 2006 : Elected as Member of ALA.

14 May 2006 : Assumed the Office of Chief Minister, Assam (2nd Term)

13 May 2011 : Elected as Member of ALA.

18 May 2011 : Assumed the Office of Chief Minister, Assam. (3rd Term)


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