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Detailed Profile: Shri Birendra Prasad Baishya

NameShri Birendra Prasad Baishya
Father's NameLate Shri Kaliram Baishya
Mother's NameShrimati Golap Bala Baishya
Date of Birth29/01/1956
Birth PlaceTezpur, Distt. Sonitpur (Assam)
Maritial Status Married On 30 Janauary 1990
Spouse NameShrimati Bandita Baruah Baishya
No. of ChildrenOne Daughter
State NameAssam
Party NameAsom Gana Parishad
Permanent AddressHouse No. 5, LKRB Road, Nabin Nagar, Guwahati - 781024
Telephone : {0361}2455555, Mobile: 9435047823
Present Address32, Canning Lane, New Delhi.
Telephone : 23782072, 23782084, Mobile:9868181789
Email idbbaishya[at]sansad[dot]nic[dot]in
Educational QualificationsB.A. (Hons.), M.A. (Economics) Educated at Gauhati University, Guwahati
Positions Held 1996 - 97 Member, Eleventh Lok Sabha June 1996 - March 1998 Union Cabinet Minister, Steel and Mines April 2008 Elected to Rajya Sabha May 2008 onwards Leader, Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) in Rajya Sabha May 2008-Sept. 2009 Member, Committee on Subordinate Legislation May 2008-May 2009 Member, Committee on Transport, Tourism and and Aug. 2009 onwards Culture May 2008-May 2009 Member, Consultative Committee for the and Sept. 2009 onwards Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas July 2008-May 2009 Member, Parliamentary Forum on Global and Jan. 2010 onwards Warming and Climate Change Aug. 2009 onwards Member, Committee on Public Undertakings Sept. 2009 onwards Member, Committee on Government Assurances Oct. 2009 onwards Member, General Purposes Committee Aug. 2010 onwards Member, Committee on External Affairs Aug. 2012 onwards Member, Committee on Commerce
Freedom FighterNo
Books Published
Social and Cultural Activities, Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments and other Special Interests
Sports, Clubs, Favourite Pastimes and RecreationCricket and table tennis
Countries VisitedU.S.A., U.K., Russia, Finland, Austria, Australia, Greece, Italy, South Korea, Japan and China
Other InformationGeneral Secretary, Asom Gana Parishad (AGP); Chairman, Table Tennis Federation of India; Vice-Chairman, Games Village, Commonwealth Games 2010, New Delhi; Executive Board Member, Indian Olympic Association; Council Member, ASEAN Table Tennis Union

Source: Rajya Sabha