Dr. Ardhendu Kr. Dey sworn in as Chairman of MDC,Assam

Guwahati,Mostafizur Rahman: Senior Congress leader and former Irrigation and Soil Conservation minister Dr. Ardhendu Kr. Dey was on Monday appointed as the Chairman of the Minority Development Council.

The former minister was administered oath of office at the Chief Minister’s block of the Assam Secretariat. However, the move has been seen as the Chief Minister’s tactic to gratify his party colleagues prior to the 2016 state assembly elections.


Dr. Ardhendu Kr. Dey
Constituency:91-Hojai L.A.C.
Father’s Name :Lt. Aswini Kr. Dey
Mother’s NameLt. Hemalata Dey
Date of Birth
(With Birth place)
24-03-1941, Badarpur.
Present AddressOld MLA Hostel, Flat No. C 4, Dispur, Assam.
Permanent AddressThakurbari Road, P.O. Hojai, Dist – Nagaon, Assam.
Marital StatusMarried
Date of MarriageFebruary, 1966
Spouse’s NameMrs. Maya Dey
Children(s)One Son.
Educational QualificationsM.B.B.S. (Cal)
ProfessionPhysician & Politician.
Positions HeldMinister, Irrigation & Soil Conservation, Assam.
HobbiesReading Books and Gardening.
Special InterestCooking
Favourite Past Time and recreationEnjoy Rabindra Sangeet & Modern Songs.
Social/Cultural ActivitiesEx-All India President – Nikhil Bharat Banga Sahitya Sanmelon.
Any other information
Political Party AffiliationIndian National Congress.
Date on which elected to the 13th Assembly13-05-2011