Former Chief Minister of Assam and Veteran Congress Leader, Dr. Bhumidhar Barman passed away at the age of 89 in Guwahati after suffering from prolonged illness.
He was the Chief Minister of Assam from 22 April 1996 to 14 May 1996. He has been a member of the Assam Legislative Assembly being elected 7 times. He was first elected in 1967. In 2015, he was made a Cabinet Minister of Assam.