Pranab Kumar Gogoi is confirmed dead at the age of 83.
Pranab was best known as a Indian politician.
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Pranab Kumar Gogoi
Speaker of the Assam Legislative Assembly
In office
6 June 2011 β€“ 28 March 2016
Preceded byTanka Bahadur Rai
Succeeded byRanjit Kumar Das
Assam Legislative Assembly
In office
2001 β€“ 3 February 2020
Preceded byPromode Gogoi
ConstituencySibsagar
Personal details
Born(1936-08-19)19 August 1936
Dibrugarh, Assam, British India
Died3 February 2020(2020-02-03) (aged 83)
Guwahati, Assam, India
Political partyIndian National Congress
Alma materGuwahati University
Pranab Kumar Gogoi (19 August 1936 – 3 February 2020) was an Indian lawyer and politician from Assam belonging to Indian National Congress. He was a legislator of the Assam Legislative Assembly. He was also the speaker of the Assam Legislative Assembly. He was a minister of the Government of Assam too.
Biography
Gogoi was born on 19 August 1936 in Guwahati to Girindra Nath Gogoi and Hiranyalata Gogoi. His father was a minister of the Government of Assam. He received LLB degree from Guwahati University in 1961.
Gogoi was elected as a legislator of the Assam Legislative Assembly from Sibsagar in 2001. He was also elected from that constituency in 2006. He served as a minister of the Government of Assam from 2006 to 2011. In 2011 he was elected from Sibsagar too. He was appointed as the speaker of the Assam Legislative Assembly on 6 June 2011. He served in the post till 28 May 2016. During this time he took steps for "Assamese" definition in 2015. After consultations with 53 different organisations he recommended the year 1951 be taken as the cut off period for the definition of Assamese and National Register of Citizens. In 2016 he was elected as a legislator of the Assam Legislative Assembly from Sibsagar for the fourth consecutive time.
Gogoi was married to Mohini Gogoi. They had three sons.
Gogoi died on 3 February 2020 at a private hospital in Guwahati at the age of 83.
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