Brindaban Goswami

Brindaban Goswami was a leader of Asom Gana Parishad and former Education Minister in Government of Assam. He was one of the student leader came into limelight during Assam Agitation. He was member of split group of Asom Gana Parishad knowns as Natun Asom Gana Parishad when was formed due to Prafulla Kumar Mahanta. He was also President of Asom Gana Parishad for brief period of time.[1][2][3]

Brindaban Goswami
Member of Assam Legislative Assembly
Tezpur
Assumed office
2016
Preceded byRajen Borthakur
ConstituencyTezpur Constituency
In office
1996–2006
Preceded byRajen Borthakur
Succeeded byBijit Saikia
In office
1985–1990
Preceded byNabin Chandra Kath Hazarika
Succeeded byBijit Saikia
President, Asom Gana Parishad
In office
September, 2001 – September, 2008
Preceded byPrafulla Kumar Mahanta
Succeeded byChandra Mohan Patowary
Minister of Education, Government of Assam
In office
1985–1990
Personal details
Political partyAsom Gana Parishad
Spouse(s)Tulsi Chandra Goswami
ResidenceTezpur

During Assam Legislative Assembly election in 2006, Goswami was named as chief ministerial candidate of Asom Gana Parishad.[4] He is also five times Member of Legislative Assembly from Tezpur constituency.[5][6][7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "AGP, BJP and BPF united to oust Congress: Brindaban Goswami". uniindia.com. Retrieved 1 June 2016.
  2. ^ Cabinet Portfolio Names for BJP-led Govt in Assam
  3. ^ "BRINDABAN GOSWAMI (AGP):Constituency- Tezpur (Sonitpur ) - Affidavit Information of Candidate:". myneta.info. Retrieved 1 June 2016.
  4. ^ "AGP projects Brindaban Goswami as chief ministerial candidate | Zee News". zeenews.india.com. Retrieved 1 June 2016.
  5. ^ "The big losers of Assam polls : Assam, News - India Today". indiatoday.intoday.in. Retrieved 1 June 2016.
  6. ^ "The Sentinel | BJP-AGP win five seats in Tezpur, three in Biswanath Chariali district". sentinelassam.com. Archived from the original on 20 May 2016. Retrieved 1 June 2016.
  7. ^ "AGP releases first candidate list for Assam polls | The Indian Express". indianexpress.com. Retrieved 1 June 2016.