Chandra Mohan Patowary

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Chandra Mohan Patowary
Member of Assam Legislative Assembly
Assumed office
2016
Preceded by Nilamani Sen Deka
Constituency Dharmapur
In office
2006–2011
Preceded by Nilamani Sen Deka
Succeeded by Nilamani sen Deka
Constituency Dharmapur
In office
1985–2001
Preceded by Bhumidhar Barman
Succeeded by Nilamani Sen Deka
Constituency Dharmapur
Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Skill Development & Entrepreneurship,Industry and Commerce in Government of Assam
Assumed office
24 May 2016
President, Asom Gana Parishad
In office
21 September 2008 – 14 May 2011
Preceded by Brindaban Goswami
Succeeded by Prafulla Kumar Mahanta
Leader of Opposition in the Assam Legislative Assembly
In office
5 September 2007 – 5 September 2010
Preceded by Vacant
Succeeded by Prafulla Kumar Mahanta
Personal details
Born (1955-10-02) October 2, 1955 (age 61)
Citizenship Indian
Political party

Asom Gana Parishad (1985-2014)

Bharatiya Janata Party (2014- present)
Spouse(s) Rita Chowdhury
Education M.A., LL.B.
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Chandra Mohan Patowary (Assamese: চন্দ্ৰমোহন পাটোৱাৰী) is an Indian politician from Assam. As an MLA, he represented the Dharmapur constituency during 2006-2011, and served as the Leader of the Opposition in the Assam Legislative Assembly. He was the Health Minister of Assam from 1985-1990 and Agriculture Minister from 1996-2001.He was the President of the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) during 2008-2011.[2] He resigned owning responsibility for the party's poor performance in the 2011 Assam Legislative Assembly elections.[3] In 2014, he joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Leader of Opposition". Government of Assam. Retrieved 2014-04-01. 
  2. ^ "Patowary out of AGP race". The Telegraph. 2012-04-23. 
  3. ^ "AGP President Patowary resigns". The Hindu. 2011-05-14. 
  4. ^ "BJP inducts ex-AGP chief Chandra Mohan, shutting alliance talks". The Free Press Journal. 2014-03-11.