Once the official residence of former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, for nearly two decades, the Koinadhara Guest House is all set to welcome its new resident.
The Koinadhara Guest House will be the temporary residence of Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi, until the maintenance and reconstruction work at the Raj Bhawan gets over.
As such, the Koinadhara Guest House is undergoing a massive facelift. Construction workers are working overtime to complete the repair works by June 15.
The interiors are being freshly painted in a bid to give it a new look.
Koinadhara Guest House that became the official CM’s residence during the Tarun Gogoi regime has been a witness to several big political development in the State.
The Koinadhara Guest House has 2 luxurious rooms for VVIPs, six rooms for VIPs, conferrence hall, lobby and dining halls.
Built in the 1970s, the Koinadhara Guest House has been a host to many prominent names in India Political arena including former Prime Ministers Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi.
The Koinadhara Guest House has been lying vacant since former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi moved out from there in 2018.
Former Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal, after winning the elections in 2016, had decided to make the Brahmaputra Guest House in Kharguli Hills his official residence, instead of Koinadhara.
Meanwhile, present Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma has chosen to stay at the Minister’s colony in Dispur.