Himanta Biswa Sarma Biography, Political Journey Age, Height, Weight, Family and More

Himanta Biswa Sarma is a politician serving as the 15th and current Chief Minister of Assam. He was appointed as the Chief Minister on 10 May 2021 after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won the 2021 State Assembly elections.

He is also serving as an MLA from Jalukbari constituency in Assam from 2001 till 2015 from Indian National Congress and from May 2016 as a Bharatiya Janata Party member. A former member of the Indian National Congress, Sarma joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on 23 August 2015.

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Chief Minister of Assam
Profession Politician
Political PartyBharatiya Janata Party (BJP

Personal Life: Age, Home, School, College And More…

Date Of Birth 1 February 1969 
Age (as in 2021) 52 years
Birth Place Jorhat, Assam, India
Current city Guwahati, Assam, India
Education M.A, L.L.B, Ph.D
School Kamrup Academy School, Guwahati
College Cotton University, Guwahati; Government Law College
University Gauhati University

Physical State : Hight, Weight, Eye, Hair

Hight (approx) 5.8 inches
Weight (approx) 65 kgs
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Political Joureny

2021He was appointed as the Chief Minister of assam on 10 May 2021
2021He continued the winning spree. Elected MLA from same Jalukbari constituency of Assam.
2016He won Jalukbari constituency for the fourth consecutive term. He was sworn in as Cabinet Minister on 24 May 2016. The leader has been allotted portfolios like Finance, Health & Family Welfare, Education, Planning & Development, Tourism, Pension & Public Grievan
2015The year 2015 saw a turn in the career of Dr Sarma as the Congress leader decided to quit the party and later joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on 23 August.
2014Dr Sarma resigned from all portfolios of the Congress party on 21 July 2014 after political differences with former chief minister Tarun Gogoi.
2011For the third time, the Congress leader was elected to the Assam Legislative Assembly with a record margin of more than 75,000 votes.
2006He was again elected to the Assam Legislative Assembly from Jalukbari for the second time.
2001In 2001, Himanta Biswa Sarma defeated Asom Gana Parishad leader Bhrigu Kumar Phukan and was elected to the Assam Legislative Assembly from Jalukbari for the first time from Indian National Congress ticket.


Father Late Kailash Nath Sarma
Mother Smti. Mrinali Devi
Brother Not Known
Sister Not Known

Himanta Biswa Sarma’s Wife, Son, Daughter

Himanta Biswa Sarma married to Riniki Bhuyan Sharma in 2001

Marital status Married
Wife Rinki Bhuyan Sarma
Son Nandil Sarma
Daughter Sukanya Sarma
Himanta Biswa Sarma’s Son Nandil With His Sister Sukanya

Contact Details

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Mobile or Phone NumberN.A.
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Official WebsiteNot Available.

Some Lesser Known facts about Himanta Biswa Sarma

  • Himanta Biswa Sarma was awarded doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) degree by Gauhati University.
  • Himanta Biswa Sarma has remained as a General Secretary of Cotton College Union Society (CCUS) from 1991 to 1992.
  • During his school days, he was actively involved in historic Assam Agitation (1979-85).
historic Assam Agitation
historic Assam Agitation
  • He was been elected as the newly constituted North-East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) by the Bharatiya Janata Party leadership.
  • He was also been elected as the President of Assam Cricket Association and President of Badminton Association of India in the years 2016 and 2017 respectively.
  • He has executed several missions and health plans like the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), MAMATA, and many more for the welfare of rural areas and women of the country.
  • Under his leadership, about more than 50,000 teachers got appointed through the Teachers Eligibility Test (TET) for the first time.
  • Besides, Assam Public Health Bill 2010 was introduced only under his leadership, which made Assam be the first state in the country to do so.
  • Besides that, he is president of the Badminton Association of India.
  • Dr Sarma also acted as a child artist in the blockbuster Assamese movie of the early 80s — Kokadeuta, Nati Aru Hati.
  • He also several books to his credit. He has penned three books in Assamese – Samagata Samay, Bhinna Samay Abhinna Mat, and Eta Saponar Pam Khedi. 
  • He recently translated the biography of union home minister Amit Shah from English to Assamese.