Assam Legislative Assembly

SPEAKER
ASSAM LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY

Shri Ranjit Kumar Das
SHRI RANJEET KUMAR DASS
Constituency: 40, Sorbhog L.A.C.
Father's Name : Arabinda Das
Mother's Name Hira Das
Date of Birth 01-12-1965
Place of Birth Barpeta
Permanent Address Arabinda Complex,
Barpeta Raod, Ward No.6
Dist. Barpeta (Assam)
Pin : 781315.
Contact No. 0-94351-25171
0-87619-68894
Email Id rdas80099@gmail.com
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 11-05-1993
Spouse's Name Anju Rani Baishya
Children(s) One Son and Two Daughters.
Educational Qualifications
  • M.Sc.(Botany), Gauhati University, 1990
  • Post Graduate Diploma in journalism, Gauhati University, 1991
Positions Held
  1. Service Career :
    • Former Lecturer, BBK College, Nagaon, M.C. College, Barpeta
    • Former Indian Information Service (I.I.S.), Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Govt. of India, New Delhi.

  2. Involvement as a Journalist & Literature:
    • Editor of Gauhati University's "Universal Journal" in 1991.
    • Press Correspondent of "The Assam Tribune" from 1991 to 2001.
    • Staff Reporter of "North-East Times" from 1993 to 1994.
    • Press Correspondent of "Dainik Assam" from 1994 to 1998.
    • Press Correspondent of "Ajir Axom" from 1995 to 1997.
    • Chief Editor and Managing Director of Weekly Newspaper "Sampratik" published from Barpeta Road.

  3. Politics :
    • Joined Bharatiya Janata Party as a member in 1992 under the leadership of Late Prabin Baruah, former State President BJP.
    • Was an active member, BJP, Barpeta District Committee.
    • Former Convenor, Literacy Cell, BJP, Assam State Committee.
    • Former State President, Kishan Marcha, BJP.
    • Former Secretary, BJP, Assam State Committee.
    • Former General Secretary, BJP, Assam State Committee.
    • Former State Returning Officer, BJP, Assam.
    • Elected as Member of Legislative Assembly, Assam from Sorbhog Legislative Assembly Constituency in 2011.
    • Deputy leader, BJP Legislative Party.
    • Elected as Member of Legislative Assembly for 2nd time in 2016.
    • Speaker, Assam Legislative Assembly w.e.f. 1st June to 25th December 2016.
    • President, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Assam Pradesh w.e.f. 25th December 2016.
Special Interest Rural Development
Favourite Pastime and recreation (Hobbies) Social Work
Social Cultural Activities
  • Actively took part in acting in various Theatre and was made founder General Secretary of Asom Natya Sanmilan, Barpeta Road Branch in 1995.
  • Executive Member of Asom Natya Sanmilan's Central Committee in 2002.
  • Producer of a movie "GORAKHIA" based on Gorokhia Gosai Than situated in Bornagar, Sorbhog in 2009.
  • Former President of Cultural Wing, Kendriya Rabindra Jayanti Organising Committee in 2004.
  • Working President of Kendriya Rabindra Smriti Mancha
Any other information
  • Relationship with public as Indian Information Service (IIS) Officer:
    • Joined as a Field Publicity Officer at Barpeta in 1995.
    • Maintained relation with public through social, sports, cultural and health related activities in various parts of the Barpeta District from 1995 to 2005
Political Party Affiliation Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Date on which elected to the 14th Assembly 19-05-2016