Dip Gogoi

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Dip Gogoi
Member of parliament
for Kaliabor
In office
2002 – 15 May 2014
Preceded byTarun Gogoi
Succeeded byGaurav Gogoi
Member of Legislative Assembly
for Titabar
In office
2001–2001
Preceded byHemanta Kalita
Succeeded byTarun Gogoi
Personal details
Born (1951-12-17) 17 December 1951 (age 67)
Jorhat, Assam, India
Political partyIndian National Congress
Spouse(s)Mitali Gogoi
Alma materUniversity of Dibrugarh
As of 30 August, 2012
Source: [1]

Dip Gogoi (Assamese: দীপ গগৈ; born 17 December 1951) is an Indian politician who was a Member of Parliament from Lok Sabha. He represents the Kaliabor constituency in Assam and is a member of the Indian National Congress.

Background[edit]

Dip Gogoi is a brother of Tarun Gogoi who was former chief minister of Assam. Dip Gogoi was educated at Dibrugarh University and graduated with a B.Sc. degree. He is married to Mitali Gogoi.[1][2]

Political career[edit]

Gogoi has served one term as a Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA).[1] He was elected to the Assam state assembly from the Titabar constituency in 2001 but vacated the seat a few months later for his brother Tarun Gogoi.[1][3] Gogoi has since served three terms as a Member of Parliament (MP) from the Lok Sabha.[1] He was elected from Kaliabor in the 2002 by-elections (seat vacated by his brother) and was re-elected in 2004 and 2009.[1] Gogoi is a member of the Indian National Congress.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Shri Dip Gogoi". Government of India. Retrieved 30 August 2012.
  2. ^ "Dip Gogoi". Netapedia. Retrieved 30 August 2012.
  3. ^ "Dip Gogoi to relinquish his Titabar seat for brother Tarun". The Sentinel. 15 May 2001. Archived from the original on 27 April 2005. Retrieved 30 August 2012.