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Kabindra Chetia Phukan from Teok: Early Life, Controversy & Political Career

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Kabindra Chetia Phukan from Teok: Early Life, Controversy & Political Career

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Kabindra Chetia Phukan Biography
Candidate Gender:MaleParty:BJPConstituency:Digboi

Early Life

Kabindra Chetia Phukan is the son of Binanda Kumar Chetia. He is a resident of Demow Grant, Lachit Nagar in the Sibsagar district. He got married to Poli Borgohain.He is a businessman by profession and his wife is Assistant teacher at Kamaleswari High School, Sibsagar.

Education

He completed his Bachelor of Arts degree from Demow College under Dibrugarh University in 2001-02.

Political Career

Kabindra Chetia Phukan is the executive President of newly formed Raijor Dal headed by jailed KMSS leader Akhil Gogoi. He is contesting the upcoming election from the Teok constituency.

Phukan is the President of Veer Lachit Sena, the organisation that opposed the Lower Subsansari Hydroelectric Power project, as it poses a threat to the people of Northern Assam. He was also vocal about the Baghjan oil tragedy and the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

Controversy

There are a number of cases filed against Phukan. He has been charged with assault and threatening people with a sharp object. He also organized a Dharna at the Joypur Range forest during the COVID pandemic when NDMA was in vogue.

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