Bishnu Ram Medhi, a well-known name in Indian history was known for his wisdom and experience. He was born on 24th April, 1888.
He did his graduation from Presidency College, and earned a M.Sc degree in Organic Chemistry from Dhaka University in 1911. He stayed there for sometime to complete his research work. In 1914 he joined the Guwahati bar.
Medhi’s contribution for the development and establishment of North Bengal and Assam is unforgettable. He was also appointed as a Governor of Madras from 1959 to 1964.
He participated in the Non-Cooperation Movement and was the Joint Secretary of the Reception Committee of the Congress Session at Pandu in Assam in1926. He was elected as a President of Assam Congress in 1930 and became a Minister in the Gopinath Bordoloi Cabinet in Assam. In 1950, he became the Chief Minister of Assam and continued till 1958.