Union Cabinet Minister

Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways Ministry of Ayush

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

Educational            :           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 and

Ministry of Ayush