Rohini Kumar Chaudhuri was born in Kamrup, Assam on 2nd May 1889. Chaudhuri attended Government High Schools in Nowgong, Gauhati, Dhubri in Assam and went on to obtain degrees in Arts and Law from the Scottish Church College, Presidency College and Ripon College. Later, he became a Senior Advocate in the Supreme Court of India.
He was deeply involved in Assamese politics, and became a member of the Assam legislature from 1927 to 1945.
Role in India’s Independence Movement:
Chaudhuri was one of the leaders of the non-cooperation movement in Assam.
Contribution to Constitution Making:
Chaudhuri was elected to the Constituent Assembly from Assam on a Congress party ticket. In the Assembly, he intervened on issues ranging from citizenship, discrimination and untouchability.
Chaudhuri was not a part of any committees in the Assembly.