Born on 11 October 1934, Tarun Gogoi remained the Chief Minister of Assam from 2001 to 2016. The Indian National Congress leader guided the party to a three consecutive electoral victories in the state. He did his primary schooling from No.26 Rangajan Nimna Buniyadi Vidyalaya. He completed his LLB from Gauhati University, Assam in 1963. On 30 July 1972, Gogoi got married to Dolly Gogoi. He has one son Gaurav Gogoi and one daughter Chandrima Gogoi. Gogoi 's political career started in 1968 when he was appointed as a member of the Jorhat Municipal Board. In 1971, Gogoi was elected to the fifth Lok Sabha during the tenure of Indira Gandhi. Tarun Gogoi won the 2001 Assam Legislative Assembly elections from Titabar assembly and became the chief minister of Assam. In 2016, his tenure came to an end after the INC suffered a defeat against the BJP. Gogoi completed six terms as a Member of Parliament (MP) from the Lok Sabha. From 1971–85, Gogoi represented Jorhat constituency. He was later elected from Kaliabor (1991–96/1998–2002).
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