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Gopinath Bordoloi Biography, Age, Death, Height, Weight, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : June 6, 2017

Short Biography

Gopinath Bordoloi was born on 06-06-1890 in Raha in the state of Assam, India. He was an Indian Politician, Prime Minister, Activist, Writer & Chief Minister.

Gopinath Bordoloi Complete Bio & Career

Gopinath Bordoloi could be called as the father of Assam. He was the politician and a reformer who maintained the sovereignty of United Assam that is the combination of present Nagaland, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh and Assam. He gave his entire life for the welfare of Assam during the difficult time of British Rule, World War 2, Revolts for Independence and finally the Partition of India.
He was a scholar at the times of the early British Raj in India and by profession, he was a lawyer. He was greatly attracted to Gandhian principles and joined the Indian National Congress as soon as a division of the party was formed in Assam.
He became an opposition leader during the Government of India Act and took an oath as Prime Minister of United Assam. Before that, he was a member of the Guwahati Municipal Board where he did social work and demanded a University and High Court for Assam as they were a minority in the North- East India.
As a part of Quit India Movement and the effect of World War 2 he had to resign his post and became an active member of the movement. After the Partition of India, he was elected as a Chief Minister of Assam.
High Court of Assam, Assam Medical College, Assam Veterinary College etcetera, could be credited to him as he laid foundations for them.
Annasaktiyog, Shreeramachandra, Hajrat Mohammad, and Budhhadeb are the books he wrote when he was jailed.

Honours & Awards

Bharat Ratna Civilian Award 1999 Social Work

He was awarded Bharath Ratna for his services and also a life-size statue of him stands in the Parliament house.

Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Gopinath Bordoloi died on 05-08-1950 in Guwahati in the state of Assam, India at the age of 60.

DEATHDAY 5 August,1950 (Monday)
DEATH PLACE Guwahati, Assam

Life's Important Dates Of Gopinath Bordoloi

Gopinath Bordoloi Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Gopinath Bordoloi was 60 years 1 month & 29 days old age.