Rajen Gohain

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Candidate Name Party Status Votes Secured
Nowgong Assam Lok Sabha Election 2019 Rajen Gohain
Constituency :
Nowgong (Assam)
Party Name :
Bharatiya Janata Party
Father's Name : Late Shri Shambhunath Gohain
Mother's Name : Late Smt. Sunmai Gabharu
Date of Birth : 26 Nov 1950
Place of Birth : Nagaon, Assam
Marital Status : Married
Date of Marriage : 02 Oct 1981
Spouse's Name : Smt. Rita Gohain
No.of Sons : 2
No.of Daughters : 3
Educational Qualifications :
B.A., LL.B. 
Educated at Anandaram Dhekial Phukan College, Nagaon and Guwahati University, Jalukbari, Guwahati
Profession :
Social Worker, Agriculturist

Positions Held

Founder-Member, B.J.P., Distt. Nagaon, Assam
President, B.J.P., Distt. Nagaon, Assam
Member, Nagaon Municipal Board
Elected to 13th Lok Sabha
Member, Standing Committee on Home Affairs
Member, Committee on Papers Laid on the Table
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Agriculture
Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
5 Aug.2004 - 4 Aug. 2006
Member, Standing Committee on Water Resources
16 Aug. 2004 Member, Committee on Provision of Computers for MPs, Office of Parties, Office of Lok Sabha Sectt.
5 Aug. 2006 - May 2009
Member, Standing Committee on Water Resources
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
31 Aug. 2009 May 2014 Member, Standing Committee on Information Technology
23 Sep. 2009 May 2014 Member, Committee on Subordinate Legislation
May, 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (4th term)
12 June 2014 - 5 July 2016
Member, House Committee
1 Sep. 2014 - 5 July 2016
Member, Committee on Petitions
Member, Standing Committee on Railways
12 Sep. 2014 - 5 July 2016 Chairperson, Parliamentary Committee on Welfare of Other Backward Classes
5 July 2016 onwards
Union Minister of State, Ministry of Railways

Social And Cultural Activities

Participated in Assam Movement; Major donor for Shiv Mandir being constructed at Amolapatty, Nagaon, Assam; Working hard to preserve and publish different cultural activities of different tribes in Assam including their food habits, living and social activities.

Special Interests

Fishing, hiking, gardening, cooking and watching sports, Discovery Channel, Hindi film songs and thriller movies on Television

Favourite Pastime and Recreation

Listening to Hindi Songs, discussing history, Visiting agricultural fields

Sports and Clubs

Football, cricket, hockey, table tennis and badminton; represented Assam in school level hockey team and was also a Long-distance runner in school days; Ex-President, Assam Gymnastic Association; and Ex-Vice President, Gymnastic Federation of India

Countries Visited

Laos, Thailand and U.K.

Other Information

Founder, (i) Elite Club, Nagaon, Assam; and (ii) Miles Bronson Residential School near Last Gate, Guwahati, Assam 

Associated also with Tea plantation; Rubber; Pisciculture and Dairy farming



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