SHRI SARBANANDA SONOWAL

Union Cabinet Minister

Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways & Ministry of Ayush

PROFILE

Party Name : Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)

Father’s Name : Late Shri Jibeswar Sonowal

Mother’s Name : Late Smt. Dineswari Sonowal

Date of Birth : 31st October, 1962

Place of Birth : Mulukgaon, Distt. Dibrugarh (Assam)

Marital Status : Unmarried

Education : LLB., B.C.J

Qualifications : Educated at Dibrugarh University and Gauhati University

Permanent Address: 1 No., Lakhimi Nagar, Near Auniati Sakha Sattra, Mankatta Road, P.O. & P.S. Dibrugarh, Distt. Dibrugharh, Assam, Pincode-786003


POSITIONS HELD

2001-2004 : Member, Assam Legislative Assembly (Constituency-Moran)

2004-2009 : Elected to 14th Lok Sabha (Constituency- Dibrugharh)

May, 2014 : Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (2nd Term) (Constituency-Lakhimpur)

May, 2014 - Nov. 2014 : Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Ministry of Skill Development, Entrepreneurship, Youth Affairs and Sports

Nov.2014-May, 2016 : Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports

May, 2016 : Member, Assam Legislative Assembly (2nd Term) (Constituency-Majuli)

May, 2016 : Chief Minister of Assam

May, 2021 : Member, Assam Legislative Assembly (3rd Term) (Constituency-Majuli)

July, 2021 : Union Cabinet Minister Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways & Ministry of Ayush