Sixteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Gohain, Shri Rajen
Constituency   : Nawgong (Assam)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Email Address : r[DOT]gohain[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

Father's Name Late Shri Shambhunath Gohain
Mother's Name Late Smt. Sunmai Gabharu
Date of Birth 26 Nov 1950
Place of Birth Nagaon, Assam
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 02 Oct 1981
Spouse's Name Smt. Rita Gohain
No. of Sons 2
No.of Daughters 3
B.A., LL.B.
Educated at Anandaram Dhekial Phukan College, Nagaon and Guwahati University, Jalukbari, Guwahati
Profession Businessperson
Social Worker, Agriculturist
Permanent Address
Tilak Deka Road, Itachali,
Distt. Nagaon - 782001, Assam
Mob : 09435060010, 09868180654
Present Address
20, Mother Teresa Crescent,
New Delhi - 110021
Tels : (011) 23012169, 23792554
9868180654 (M)
Fax : (011) 23011893
Positions Held
Founder-Member, B.J.P., Distt. Nagaon, Assam
President, B.J.P., Distt. Nagaon, Assam
Member, Nagaon Municipal Board
1999 Elected to 13th Lok Sabha
Member, Standing Committee on Home Affairs
Member, Committee on Papers Laid on the Table
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Agriculture
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
5 Aug.2004 - 4 Aug. 2006 Member, Standing Committee on Water Resources
16 Aug. 2004 Member, Committee on Provision of Computers for MPs, Office of Parties, Office of Lok Sabha Sectt.
5 Aug. 2006 - May 2009 Member, Standing Committee on Water Resources
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
31 Aug. 2009 May 2014 Member, Standing Committee on Information Technology
23 Sep. 2009 May 2014 Member, Committee on Subordinate Legislation
May, 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (4th term)
12 June 2014 - 5 July 2016 Member, House Committee
1 Sep. 2014 - 5 July 2016 Member, Committee on Petitions
Member, Standing Committee on Railways
12 Sep. 2014 - 5 July 2016 Chairperson, Parliamentary Committee on Welfare of Other Backward Classes
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Agriculture
5 July 2016 onwards Union Minister of State, Ministry of Railways

Social And Cultural Activities
Participated in Assam Movement; Major donor for Shiv Mandir being constructed at Amolapatty, Nagaon, Assam; Working hard to preserve and publish different cultural activities of different tribes in Assam including their food habits, living and social activities.
Special Interests
Fishing, hiking, gardening, cooking and watching sports, Discovery Channel, Hindi film songs and thriller movies on Television
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Listening to Hindi Songs, discussing history, Visiting agricultural fields
Sports and Clubs
Football, cricket, hockey, table tennis and badminton; represented Assam in school level hockey team and was also a Long-distance runner in school days; Ex-President, Assam Gymnastic Association; and Ex-Vice President, Gymnastic Federation of India
Countries Visited
Laos, Thailand and U.K.
Other Information
Founder, (i) Elite Club, Nagaon, Assam; and (ii) Miles Bronson Residential School near Last Gate, Guwahati, Assam
Associated also with Tea plantation; Rubber; Pisciculture and Dairy farming

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