Mea­sure of the Man

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Born on Novem­ber 18, 1954, to Ke­shab Chandra Go­goi, former chief min­is­ter of As­sam, and Shanti Go­goi, so­cial ac­tivist


Sec­ond of five chil­dren: el­der brother An­jan is a re­tired air mar­shal, younger Nir­jan a doc­tor in Lon­don, sis­ters are home­mak­ers


An alum­nus of Don Bosco, Di­bru­garh; Cot­ton Col­lege, Gauhati; St Stephen’s Col­lege, Delhi, and Delhi Univer­sity


Mar­ried to Ru­pan­jali, a home­maker; son Rak­tim and daugh­ter Rashmi are lawyers, the lat­ter is mar­ried to lawyer Tan­may Mehta, son of Delhi High Court Jus­tice Valmiki Mehta


A foot­ball player and a de­bater in his youth, now reg­u­larly plays chess

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