Fourteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Chaliha, Shri Kirip
Constituency   : Gauhati (Assam)
Party Name     : Indian National Congress (INC)

 
Father's Name Late Shri Parag Chaliha
Mother's Name Smt. Dipali Chaliha
Date of Birth 01 Nov 1955
Place of Birth Dibrugarh (Assam)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 15 Oct 1980
Spouse's Name Smt. Romani Chaliha
No. of Sons 2
Educational
Qualifications
M.A.(English), LL.B.
Educated at Guwahati University, Gauhati (Assam)
Profession Professor
Advocate
Permanent Address
Zoo Narengi Tin-Ali, Zoo Road,
Guwahati - 3 ( Assam)
(0361) 2450946
Present Address
20, Windsor Place,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tels. (011) 23315785, 26122955, 9868180325 (M)
Positions Held
1990-92 General Secretary, All India Youth Congress
1980-81 Vice President, Assam Pradesh Youth Congress
1985-90 President, Assam Pradesh Youth Congress
1991 Elected to 10th Lok Sabha
1991-96 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Power
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Member, Committee on Home Affairs
Member, Committee on Science & Technology
1996 Joint Secretary, All India Congress Committee (AICC)
1999 General Secretary, Assam Pradesh Congress Committee
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
Member, Committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and Culture
5 Aug. 2007 onwards Member, Committee on Petroleum & Natural Gas


 
Literary, Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Associated with the Stage movement in Guwahati acted in many plays, T.V. serials, Assamese films; Asstt. Editor: Anubhuti (1975-76); Editor: Yubak (1977)
 
Social And Cultural Activities
Associated with NGOs involved in promotion of handloom handicrafts; prevention of aids and drugs, environment protection, as chairman, Jyoti Chitraban involved in the promotion of Assamese Films and Television; Vice-President, Assam State Rural Workers Federation (INTUC)
 
Special Interests
Social works, welfare of destitutes, widows, and spastics, sports, cultural activities, foreign affairs and home affairs
 
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Listening to classical music, old songs and reading
 
Sports and Clubs
Tennis, cricket, footbal and chess
 
Countries Visited
Widely travelled
 
Other Information
President, NSUI, Guwahati University, 1974-77; Chairman, Jyoti Chitraban, Film Society, Assam, 2002-03; Vice- Chairman, State Planning Board, Assam, 1998; Founder Secretary, Sibsagar District Congress ( I ) 1978-80; General Secretary, Cotton College Students Union, 1972-73; Convenor, Foreign Affairs Department, AICC, 1993-96; Member, (i) Board of Governors, IIT Guwahati, (ii) Governing body of NEIGRIMS and (iii) Delimitation Committee of Election Commission for Assam


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