BHAGAVATI, SHRI BIJOY CHANDRA, Cong., (Assam-Tezpur, 1967): s. of late Shri Durgeswar Sarmah Bhagavati; B. Sootea (Assam) January 1907; ed. at Cotton College, Gauhati; m. Shrimati Bimal Bhagavati; 4 s.; Journalist; Member, Second Lok Sabha, 1957—62 and Third Lok Sabha, 1962—67; Union Deputy Minister; (1) Transport and Communications, (2) Communications, (3) Works, Housing and Urban Development, May 1962, March, 1967.
Special interests: Journalism.
Travels abroad: Switzerland France, England, Holland, Italy and U.A.R.
Books published: (1) Gandhivad, (2) Bhartiya Sanskritik Dhara and (3) Samiskhya.
Permanent address: Tezpur P.O., District Darang, Assam.