|2nd Chief Minister of Assam|
9 August 1950 - 27 December 1957
|Preceded by||Gopinath Bordoloi|
|Succeeded by||Bimala Prasad Chaliha|
|Born||April 24, 1888|
|Died||January 21, 1981|
|Political party||Indian National Congress|
Bishnuram Medhi (Assamese: বিষ্ণুৰাম মেধি) (April 24, 1888 – January 21, 1981) was an Indian politician and freedom-fighter who served as the Chief Minister of Assam from 1950 to 1957  and Governor of Madras State from January 1958 till May 1964.
Bishnuram Medhi was born to poor Assamese peasants, Sonaram and Alehi, of Hajo, near Gauhati, on April 24, 1888. Bishnuram studied at Cotton Collegiate School in Gauhati(now Guwahati) and completed his matriculation in 1905. On completion of his schooling, he joined Presidency College, then affiliated with the University of Calcutta, and completed his post graduation in organic chemistry from Dhaka University in 1911. His close friend was famous Bengali industrialist, founder of Power Tools And Appliances Co. Ltd. Nagendra Nath Das. Bishnuram pursued his studies in law and was called to the bar in 1914.
Indian Independence Movement
Bishnuram joined the Indian National Congress in the 1920s and participated in the Non-Cooperation Movement. In 1926, he was appointed Joint-Secretary of the Reception Committee of the Pandu session of the Indian National Congress. In 1930, Bishnuram was elected President of the Assam Provincial Congress.
When provincial autonomy was introduced in 1935, Bishnuram served as a minister in Gopinath Bordoloi's cabinet. In 1950, Bishnuram was elected Chief Minister of Assam and served from 1950 to 1957. From 1958 to 1964, Bishnuram served as the Governor of Madras.
Bishnuram died on January 21, 1981 at the age of 92.
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