Late Surabala Bordoloi, wife of Bharat Ratna Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi, a pencil portrait tribute.


Surabala Bordoloi was the widow of the first chief minister of Assam, Bharat Ratna Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi.

Born on July 24, 1905, to Bhumidhar Majindar Barua and Bibika Devi in North Guwahati, she was married at the age of nine.

She is survived by three sons, former Assam sports minister Robin Bordoloi,ex Tata Tea general manager Bolin Bordoloi and Biren Bordoloi, and two daughters. Her eldest son, Brig. Dhiren Bordoloi died in an accident a few years ago.

She has been actively associated with Sarania Ashram, headquarters of the Assam branch of the Kasturba Gandhi Memorial Trust.