Shri Chowkhamoon Gohain Member of Parliament (MP) Biodata

Name of Member: Shri Chowkhamoon Gohain

Political Party: Congress

Constituency & State:

Lok Sabha Experience: 1,2

Second Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

GOHAIN, SHRI CHOWKHAMOON, Cong., (Nominated— Assam Tribal Areas—1957): Belongs to the Scheduled Tribes; S. of Rajkumar Chowkanan Gohain; B. 1920, Chongkham village; ed. at Cotton Collegiate H.E. School, Gauhati; m. Shrimati Nangphungma, 1944; 5 D.; Chief of the Khamti and Singpho tribes; Was Honorary Assistant Political Officer of N.E.F.A., Has served in Tribal Affairs Standing Committee and External Affairs Committee; Was Member, Development Board of N.E.F.A.; Was Member, Programme Advisory Committee for Tribal languages of A.I.R. at Gauhati; Organised relief during earthquake of 1950 and the floods before and after it; Organised tribesmen for construction of roads, irrigation canals, etc.; Member, First Lok Sabha (1952—57).

Social activities: Tribal welfare work.

Hobby: Photography.

Favourite pastime and recreation: Horse riding, taming elephants, hunting, swimming, boat rowing and farming.

Sports: Football, Badminton, Table tennis, etc.

Publications: Some books in Khamti tribal language about the social customs of the Khamtis.

Permanent Address: Chongkham village, P.O. Tezu, L.F.D.. N.E.F.A.

[Nominated by the President]

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