Assam Legislative Assembly

About Speaker of Assam Legislative Assembly 2001-2006

Prithibi Majhi
SPEAKER, ASSAM LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY
May 30, 2001 to May 19, 2006
NameShri Prithibi Majhi
Constituency 117 Lahowal
Date of Birth24-01-1951
Place of BirthBaughpara Tea Estate, P.O. Dibrugarh, Assam.
Father's NameLate Birsing Majhi.
Mother's NameSmti. Sita Majhi.
Spouse's NameSmti. Tarulata Kakoti Majhi. M.Sc. (Nursing).
Children2 Daughters and 2 Sons.
Educational QualificationB.A. LL.B.
Present AddressSpeaker's Residence, Cottage No.1, Dispur, Guwahati-781006.
Permanent AddressLekai Gaon, P.O. Sessa, Dibrugarh-786003, Assam, India.
Positions Held Secretary, Assam Tea Garden Tribes Students Association, ( 1968 to 1978).
 General Secretary, All Assam Santal Committee.
 Deputy Chief Executive Councillor, Dibrugarh Mahkuma Parisad, Dibrugarh (1979-83).
 Chief Administrator, Dibrugarh Mahkuma Parishad (1983-84).
 Member of Working Committee, INTUC (Assam Branch).
 Vice-President, Assam Chah Mazdoor Sangha (Affiliated to INTUC),(1993-1996.)
 Member, Working Committee, Assam Chah Mazdoor Sangha.
 Adviser, Adibasi Socio-Educational and Cultural Association, Assam.
 Vice-Chairman, Assam Tea Employees Welfare Board (1991-1993).
 General Secretary, Assam Tea Employees Industrial Co-operative Organisation Limited (ATEICOL) Employees Union (1978-1983)
 Member, Rajya Sabha, (1984-1990).
 Member of Legislative Assembly from 119-Tingkhong Constituency for 1991-1996 term.
 Chairman, Assam State Textile Corporation (1991-1993).
 Deputy Speaker, Assam Legislative Assembly (1993-1996).
 Member of Legislative Assembly from 117-Lahowal Constituency (1996-2001).
 General Secretary, Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (I) in 1997.
 Honorary Member, All India Santal Writers Association.
 Vice-President, Assam Tea & Ex-Tea Tribes, Literature Art & Cultural Parishad under Srimanta Sankardev Kala Khetra, Guwahati.
 Member of Legislative Assembly from 117-Lahowal Constituency for 2001-2006 term.
 Elected Speaker of Assam Legislative Assembly, 2001.
 Chairman, NERCPA, 2002.
Countries VisitedBangkok (Thailand) and Hongkong in 1992.Geneva, Switzerland in July, 1999 to attend 17th Session of Working Group of indigenous Population, United Nations, Geneva, Australia, Japan, South Korea and Singapore, Mauritus, South Africa, Namibia, Dubai (UAE), Canada, Italy and Germany
HobbiesReading, Travelling, Gardening.
Special InterestWriting articles, books etc.
Social ActivitiesInvolved in Community Development work.
Any other informationAuthoring a Dictionary
Political Party AffiliationIndian National Congrees (I)
Date on which elected to13-05-2001, the 11th Assembly
11-05-2006, the 12th Assembly