|Deputy Leader of Indian National Congress in Lok Sabha|
|Assumed office |
27 August 2020
|President||Sonia Gandhi (Interim)|
|Preceded by||Captain Amarinder Singh|
|Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha|
|Assumed office |
16 May 2014
|Preceded by||Dip Gogoi|
|Born||4 September 1982|
|Political party||Indian National Congress|
|Spouse(s)||Mrs. Elizabeth Colebourn Gogoi|
|Parent(s)||Tarun Gogoi (Father)|
Dolly Gogoi (Mother)
|Relatives||Chandrima Gogoi (Sister)|
|Residence||55, Ajanta Path, Beltola Survey, Guwahati, Assam.|
|Alma mater||Indraprastha University|
New York University (MPA)
Gaurav Gogoi is an Indian politician of Indian National Congress from the Indian state of Assam. He is son of former chief minister of Assam Tarun Gogoi. He contested the Indian general elections 2014 and 2019 from Kaliabor seat and won. Gaurav left his job at Airtel to join a Delhi-based NGO called Pravah in 2005.
Gaurav Gogoi was born in 1982. His father Tarun Gogoi (died on 23 November 2020) served as Chief Minister of Assam from 2001 to 2016 as the longest-serving chief minister of the state. He graduated from St. Columba's School in Delhi. He then completed B.Tech. in Electronics and Communication Engineering in 2004 from Indraprastha University, Delhi and then joined the marketing team of Airtel. He later went to the United States of America to study public administration. He holds a Master of Public Administration from New York University. He also enjoys dancing and choreography. In 2013, Gaurav married UK-born Elizabeth Colebourn. In 2014, Gaurav joined the Congress Party and is the Member of the Indian Parliament for Kaliabor (Assumed office 1 September 2014). He and his wife have 2 children - one son and one daughter, (born 2016 and 2020).
Upon his return, he entered politics and said that he would do whatever the party wanted him to do. In March 2014, the Congress Party announced Gogoi as its candidate from Kaliabor (Lok Sabha constituency). After the announcement, Gogoi filed his nomination on 19 March 2014. He won his first election polling a total of 443,315 votes beating his nearest rival, Mrinal Kumar Saikia of BJP by over 93,000 votes.