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Hon’ble Union Cabinet Minister


Shri Sarbananda Sonowal

Union Cabinet Minister 

Ministry of Ayush

Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways


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: Molokgaon, Distt. Dibrugarh (Assam)

Marital Status: Unmarried

Educational Qualifications: LLB., B.C.J, Educated at Dibrugarh University and Gauhati University

Permanent Address: Lachit Nagar Post and P.S.-Dibrugarh, Assam

                                                    Tel : (03752) 294777, 09435531147 (M)

Positions Held:


2001-2004:           Member, Assam Legislative Assembly

2004:                    Elected to 14th Lok Sabha 

                             Member, Committee on Commerce

                             Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Home Affairs   

5 August 2006:    Member, Committee on Commerce

5 August 2007:    Member, Committee on Commerce

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

27 May 2014 - 9 Nov. 2014:  Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Ministry of Skill  Development, Entrepreneurship, Youth Affairs and Sports

9 Nov. 2014 22 May 2016:  Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Ministry of Youth Affairs and 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 Ayush & Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways

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