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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

    IN PHOTOS: The longest serving chief minister of Assam, Tarun Gogoi

    Being the member of the Indian National Congress, Gogoi led the party to a record three consecutive electoral victories in Assam.

    Guwahati: The longest serving chief minister of the state, Tarun Gogoi’s health condition is critical but stable and semi-conscious, informed GMCH officials as he was admitted to Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) and put on ventilation support after he suffered multiple organ failure on Saturday.

    Being the member of the Indian National Congress, Gogoi led the party to a record three consecutive electoral victories in Assam. He served as the chief minister of the state from 2001 to 2016.

    Gogoi was born into an ethnic Assamese Tai-Ahom family at Rangajan Tea Estate in Jorhat district of Assam.

    The 86-year-old politician served 15 consecutive years as chief minister of Assam.

    Here are some of the glimpses of Tarun Gogoi:

    Tarun Gogoi receiving the Economic Times award 2015 for remarkable improvement in power sector from Minister of State for Power (independent), Piyush Goyal at the 3rd Annual Power Focus Summit in New Delhi in February 23, 2016.

    When CM Tarun Gogoi made an aerial survey of flood affected Dibrugarh, Tinsukia, North Lakhimpur and Dhemaji Districts in September 4, 2015.

    Tarun Gogoi with doyen of Assamese literature and poetry, Nilamani Phukan.

    When Gogoi met former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in April, last year.

    Tarun Gogoi enjoying Assamese movie ‘Ratnakar’ in its premier.

    Zubeen Garg along with his wife Garima Saikia Garg visited Tarun Gogoi, seeking blessings for well being.

    Tarun Gogoi celebrating Rongali Bihu along with his family at his residence back in 2018.

    This is when Tarun Gogoi was in Gujarat and playing golf.

    Tarun Gogoi admitted in GMCH and is under constant observation of doctors and experts from AIIMS, Delhi.


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