Biography of Gopinath Bardoloi:

Gopinath Bordoloi, also known as Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi, was an Indian freedom fighter and political leader. He played a crucial role in the Indian independence movement and later became the first Chief Minister of Assam after Independence. 
Here is a brief biography of Gopinath Bordoloi:

Early Life:

Birth: Gopinath Bordoloi was born on June 6, 1890, in Raha, Nagaon district, Assam, British India.
Education: He completed his education at Cotton College in Guwahati.
Early Life and Political Activism - Post-Independence and Contributions - Honors and Recognition - Death of Gopinath Bardoloi
Biography of Gopinath Bardoloi

Gopinath Bardoloi’s Political Activism:

Gopinath Bordoloi became involved in the Indian freedom struggle at a young age.
He participated in the Non-Cooperation Movement and the Civil Disobedience Movement against British rule.

Role in Assam:

Bordoloi was actively involved in social and political activities in Assam and played a significant role in unifying the various communities in the state.
He was associated with the Assam Sahitya Sabha, a prominent literary and cultural organization.


After India gained independence in 1947, Gopinath Bordoloi became the first Chief Minister of Assam.
He held the position from 1946 to 1950, and later from 1957 until his death in 1950.

Contributions of Gopinath Bardoloi:

Bordoloi focused on the economic and social development of Assam during his tenure as Chief Minister.
He played a key role in the reorganization of states based on linguistic lines, which eventually led to the creation of the state of Nagaland.


Gopinath Bordoloi passed away on August 5, 1950, in Shillong, Meghalaya.

Honors and Recognition to Gopinath Bardoloi:

Gopinath Bordoloi was posthumously awarded the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian award, in 1999, for his exceptional service to the nation.


Gopinath Bordoloi is remembered as a statesman, freedom fighter, and a leader who worked for the welfare of the people of Assam.
The Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in Guwahati is named in his honor.
His contributions to the socio-political landscape of Assam have left a lasting impact, and he is often referred to as “Lokapriya” (Beloved of the People) Gopinath Bordoloi.
Gopinath Bordoloi’s legacy is celebrated not only in Assam but throughout India for his significant contributions to the freedom movement and his efforts towards the development of the state after Independence.