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 served the people of Assam until his death. His commitment towards his work brought him honor and respect from all who knew him
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.
He passed away after prolonged illness on 21st January 1981.