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Tarun Gogoi
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13th Chief Minister of Assam
In office
18 May 2001 – 24 May 2016
Preceded by Prafulla Kumar Mahanta
Succeeded by Sarbananda Sonowal
Member of Legislative Assembly
In office
20 September 2001 – 23 November 2020
Preceded by Dip Gogoi
Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Food Processing Industries
In office
Member of Parliament
In office
Preceded by Keshab Mahanta
Succeeded by Dip Gogoi
Member of Legislative Assembly
In office
Preceded by Kul Bahadur Chetri
Succeeded by Pradyut Bordoloi
Member of Parliament
In office
Preceded by Bhadreswar Tanti
Succeeded by Keshab Mahanta
Member of Parliament
In office
Preceded by Rajendranath Barua
Succeeded by Parag Chaliha
Personal details
Born (1934-10-11)11 October 1934
Jorhat district, Assam Province, British India
(present-day Assam, India)
Died 23 November 2020(2020-11-23) (aged 86)
Guwahati, Assam, India
Political party Indian National Congress
Spouse(s) Dolly Gogoi
Children Chandrima Gogoi and Gaurav Gogoi
Parents Dr. Kamaleswar Gogoi (father) and Usha Gogoi (mother)
Alma mater Gauhati University
Profession Lawyer, politician

Tarun Gogoi (11 October 1934 – 23 November 2020) was an Indian politician. He was the Chief Minister of Assam from 2001 to 2016.

He was a member of the Indian National Congress and led the party to a record three consecutive electoral victories in Assam.

On 26 August 2020, Gogoi was hospitalized with COVID-19 and was given a blood plasma transplant in Guwahati, Assam. He died three months later on 23 November from problems caused by the infection, aged 86.

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