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Sarbananda Sonowal

Sarbananda Sonowal

Biography

Sarbananda Sonowal is the 14th chief minister of Assam. Sonowal is a BJP member and represents Majuli constituency in Assam's state legislative assembly. He did his Bachelor from Dibrugarh University and went on to do his LLB from Gauhati University. He is popularly known as a firebrand and dynamic youth politician, also regarded as a Jatiya Nayak of Assam, a title given by the AASU, the oldest student body of the state.

Personal Life

Full Name Sarbananda Sonowal
Date of Birth 31 Oct 1961 (Age 59)
Place of Birth Molokgaon, District Dibrugarh (Assam)
Party name Bharatiya Janta Party
Education Graduate Professional
Profession Politician, Consultant & Agriculturist
Father's Name Jibeswar Sonowal
Mother's Name Smt Dineswari Sonowal

Contact

Permanent address 1 No. Lakhinagar Path, Kacharibari P.O. C.R. building, P.S.Dibrugarh, Dist.Dibrugarh, Assam
Present address 12 Tughlak Road,New Delhi - 110 003
Contact number 03752-294777
Email sarbananda.sonowal@sansad.nic.in
Website https://cm.assam.gov.in/
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Interesting Facts

During his college days he won Mr Dibrugarh Strongman title. Passionate about high speed cars and bikes. He is the first BJP leader but the second Tribal to be sworn in as the Chief Minister of Assam. He is fond of fishing.
Sarbananda's favourite colour is white. He is so obsessed with the colour that he painted all the walls in his house white.

Political Timeline

  • 2016
    He became Chief Minister of Assam from Bharatiya Janata Party on 19 May 2016. He was elected from Majuli Constituency in Assam Legislative Assembly.
  • 2014
    He headed the Assam Bharatiya Janata Party campaign diring 16th Lok Sabha Elections. Also he was elected as Member of Parliament, 16th Lok Sabha from Lakhimpur Constituency.
  • 2014
    He was appointed as Union Minister of State-Independent Charge, Republic of India. Later in 2016 he resigned from Loksabha.
  • 2012
    Appointed as State President for Assam Bharatiya Janata Party.
  • 2011
    He became a Member of Parliament, Bharatiya Janata Party.
  • 2011
    Appointed as National Executive Member of Bharatiya Janata Party. Later he became State Spokesperson and General Secretary for Assam Bharatiya Janata Party.
  • 2006
    Appointed Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Commerce & Industry
  • 2005
    Appointed as Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Home Affairs.
  • 2004-2009
    He was elected as Member of Parliament, 14th Lok Sabha from Dibrugarh Constituency.
  • 2001
    Became a member of Asom Gana Parishad (AGP).
  • 2001-2004
    Elected as MLA, Assam Legislative Assembly from Moran Constituency.
  • 1996-2000
    Chairman of the North East Students Organization.
  • 1992
    Sarbananda Sonowal became the President of All Assam Students Union. He served this post till 1999.
Net Worth1.45 CRORE
ASSETS1.45 CRORE
LiabilitiesN/A

Disclaimer: The information relating to the candidate is an archive based on the self-declared affidavit filed at the time of elections. The current status may be different. For the latest on the candidate kindly refer to the affidavit filed by the candidate with the Election Commission of India in the recent election.

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