Shri Muhi Ram Saikia Member of Parliament (MP) from Nowgong (Assam) Biodata

Name of Member: Shri Muhi Ram Saikia

Political Party: Asom Gana Parishad

Constituency & State: Nowgong (Assam)

Lok Sabha Experience: 8,10,11

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
XI Lok Sabha


SAIKIA, SHRI MUHI RAM
A.G.P. - NOWGONG (ASSAM)



Father's Name	:   	Late Shri Lok Nath Saikia

Date of Birth	:   	15 April 1923

Place of Birth	:   	Vill. Bhatiapar in Distt. Sibsagar (Assam)

Marital Status	:   	Married on 3 May 1952

Spouse's Name	:   	Smt. Kanaklata Saikia 

Children	:   	One son and four daughters

Educational Qualifications :
	B.A. (Phil.) (Hons.) M.A. (Eco.), LL.B.
	Educated at J.B. College, Jorhat, Cotton College and 
	Guwahati University (Assam)

Profession :
   	Teacher and Educationist

Permanent Address :
   	Telia Gaon, Behind Irrigation Colony, 
	P.O. Nagaon-782001, Ward No. 8, 
	Distt. Nagaon (Assam)
	Tel. (03672) 22732
 

Positions Held :
   
1954-57	President, Rural  Meleka Panchayat, Bongaon, Jakai Chook Monsa
1957-60	Chairman,  Panchayat, Amguri Anchalik, Sibsagar
1985	Elected to Lok Sabha (Eighth) 
1991	Re-elected to Lok Sabha (Tenth) 
1996	Elected to Lok Sabha (Eleventh) for the third time
June 1996 onwards	Minister of State in the Department of Education in the 
Ministry of Human Resource Development 

Social and Cultural Activities :

Vice-Chairman, Mahkuma Parishad, Sibsagar, Chairman, All Assam Aided College, Employees Association for three years

Special Interests :
   	Social work

Countries visited :
	Widely travelled

Other Information :

Participated in Independence Movement during Student life at the time when he left School for a year; Participated in the Movement for the establishment of Oil Refinery in Assam; In Assam Movement led by All Assam Students Union in 1979 was arrested six times; Confined in different jails Bhagalpur, Jorhat, Guwahati, Silchar and Nagaon Jails; Assistant Teacher in Ganisagar Higher Secondary School; Professor, (i) D.R. College, Gudia Ghat, Assam, 1951 for one year; (ii) Sibsagar College, Department of Economics for eighteen years; Member (i) Executive Council, Guwahati for nine years; (ii) General Council, Guwahati and Dibrugarh Universities (iii) State Selection Board for Principals and Professors of Govenment Aided Colleges; Convener, Bharat Sevak Samaj, Sibsagar for three years; Principal (i) Sibsagar Girls College, Sibsagar for one year (ii) Nagaon College for fifteen years; Vice-Principal, Sibsagar College for one year; Chairman, College Teachers Association for one year; also associated with various political and social organisations

Election Result :
   
Nowgong Lok Sabha constituency
Total electorate	9,73,312
Total votes polled	7,65,111
Votes polled in favour of the 
first four leading candidates: 
(1) Shri Muhi Ram Saikia 	(A.G.P.)	2,63,649
(2) Ms. Nazneen Faruque 	(I.N.C.)	2,09,521
(3) Ms. Rekha Sarma 		(B.J.P.)	1,47,192
(4) Shri Hafiz Rashid Choudhary (U.M.F.A.)	  44,782

 


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