Assam Legislative Assembly

About Chief Minister of Assam

Tarun Gogoi
CHIEF MINISTER OF ASSAM
Name SHRI TARUN GOGOI
Constituency 100 Titabar
Father's Name Late Dr. Kamaleswar Gogoi
Mother's Name Late Usha Gogoi
Date of Birth 01-04-1936
Place of Birth Rangajan, Jorhat, District Jorhat
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 30-07-1972
Spouse's Name Smti. Dolly Gogoi
No. of Son One
No. of Daughter One
Educational Qualification B.A. LL.B. Educated at J.B. College, Jorhat, Gauhati University (Assam)
Profession Lawyer and Politician
Permanent Address Nazir Ali, P.O. Jorhat, Pin-785001, Assam.
Present Address Chief Minister's Residence, Guest House No.1, Khanapara, Guwahati.
Positions Held 1968 Member, Municipal Board, Jorhat
  1971 Elected to 5th Lok Sabha, (1st term)
  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)
  Joint Secretary All India Congress Committee (I)
  1985 General Secretary, All India Congress Committee (I)
  1986-1990 President, Pradesh Congress Committee P.C.C.(I), Assam.
  Vice-President, P.C.C.(I), Assam
  1991 Re-elected to the 10th Lok Sabha(4th term)
  1991-1993 Union Minister of state (Independent Charge), Ministry of Food.
  1993-1995 Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of Food Processing Industry.
  1997-1998 Elected as Member of Assam Legislative Assembly.
  1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (5th term)
  1998-1999 Member, Committee on Government Assurances.
  Member, Committee on External Affairs.
  Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.
  1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (6th term).
  1999-2000 Member, Committee on Railways.
  18th May, 2001, assumed the Office of Chief Minister, Assam.
  September 2001 Elected as Member of ALA.
  11th May, 2006 Elected as Member of ALA.
  14th May, 2006 Assumed the Office of Chief Minister, Assam.
  13th May, 2011 Elected as Member of ALA.
  18th May, 2011 Assumed the Office of Chief Minister, Assam.
Special and Cultural Activities Treasurer, All Assam Moina Parijat & Children's Organisations and Ex Chairman, Bharat Yuvak Samaj.
Special Interest Sports and Golfer
Favourite Pastime and Recreation Reading and Gardening.
Sports & Clubs Cricket, Football and Tennis.
Countries Visited Widely Travelled.
Political Party Affiliation Indian National Congress (I)
Date on which elected to the 13th Assembly. 13-05-2011