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Padma Hazarika from Sootea: Early Life, Controversy & Political Career

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Padma Hazarika from Sootea: Early Life, Controversy & Political Career

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  18 March 2021 10:59 AM GMT

Candidate Name: Padma Hazarika

Party: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)

Constituency: Sootea

Early life:

Padma Hazarika is a resident of Kacharigaon village located in the Biswanath district of Assam. He was born in Jamugurihat town ofSonitpur district. He is the son of Late Gunadhar Hazarika. His age is about 58 years. He is married to Smriti Rekha Hazarika who is a businesswoman.

Education:

The veteran politician cleared his Higher Secondary (Class XII) from Tyagbir Hem Baruah College, Jamuguri in 1983.

Career and Politics:

Padma Hazarika, a former AsomGana Parishad party candidate fought the Assam Assembly Elections in 1996, 2006, 2011 and 2016 from Sootea constituency. He was also a leader of the All Assam Students Union(AASU).

He left AGP and joined BJP in 2015. He is contesting the Assam Assembly elections of 2021 from Sootea on a BJP ticket.

Padma Hazarika was among the prominent student leaders who took part in the Assam Agitation of the early 1980s against illegal Bangladeshi migrants.

His assets include a Land Rover among other vehicles and other assets worth almost Rs 8 crore.

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