As a Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Jalukbari and a seasoned lawyer serving as Assam’s Chief Minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma is a prominent figure in Indian politics. Known for his dynamic leadership and dedicated commitment to the development of Assam, Sarma has played a pivotal role in reshaping the state’s political and economic landscape.
Himanta Biswa became MLA of Jalukbari (Vidhan Sabha Constituency) after winning the Jalukbari assembly elections in 2021.
Himanta Biswa: Personal Details
|Name||Himanta Biswa Sarma|
|DOB||February 1, 1969|
|Father’s Name||Kailash Nath Sarma|
|Mother’s Name||Mrinalini Devi|
|Spouse||Riniki Bhuyan Sarma|
|Education||Kamrup Academy School
Doctorate Ph.D. from Guwahati University
|Background information||Hemant Biswas’s Myneta profile includes information regarding his criminal and financial background|
Interesting facts about Himanta Biswa
- He is a sports enthusiast. In 2017, Dr. Sarma was unanimously elected President of the Badminton Association of India.
- He is also the Assam Badminton Association’s president. He was chosen president of the Assam Cricket Association in June 2016.
- Sarma was also the association’s longest-serving vice president, from 2002 to 2016.
Himanta Biswa’s Political Timeline
|2021||He extended his winning streak by being elected as MLA from Assam’s Jalukbari constituency. On May 10, 2021, he was voted in as the Chief Minister of Assam.|
|2016||He won the Jalukbari seat for the 4th time in a row. On May 24, 2016, he was voted in as a Cabinet Minister. Finance, Health and Family Welfare, Education, Planning and Development, Tourism, Pensions, and Public Grievances have all been assigned to the leader.|
|2015||Dr. Sarma’s career took a turn in 2015 when the Congress leader decided to leave the party and then joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on August 23.|
|2014||Dr. Sarma resigned from all Congress party responsibilities on July 21, 2014, due to political issues with previous Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi.|
|2011||The Congress politician was elected to the Assam Legislative Assembly for the third time with a record margin of more than 75,000 votes.|
|2006||For the 2nd time, he was elected to the Assam Legislative Assembly from Jalukbari.|
|2001||Himanta Biswa Sarma defeated Asom Gana Parishad leader Bhrigu Kumar Phukan in 2001 and became the 1st Indian National Congress candidate elected to the Assam Legislative Assembly from Jalukbari.|
Himanta Biswa: A Leader with a Vision
Often referred to as the ‘Hemant Biswas Myneta,’ Hemanta has brought significant positive changes in Assam. His journey from a young political enthusiast to the Assam Chief Minister reflects his dedication and vision for the state.
Navigating Through Controversies
Himanta Biswa’s controversies include his lashing out at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who claimed that a northeast region is missing from the map of India shared by the party on social media. Another controversy he stirred was regarding him claiming Muslim vegetable sellers are jacking up vegetable prices in Assam’s Guwahati. Along with the political leader himself, his wife also filed a 100 crore defamation suit against Manish Sisodia.
Like any prominent political figure, he has had his share of controversies. However, what sets him apart is his ability to address these issues head-on and continue working towards the betterment of Assam. It’s this resilience and dedication that define his leadership.
Himanta Biswa: A Strong Advocate for Assam’s Development
Throughout his political career, Himanta Biswa has focused on advancing Assam’s economic growth and overall development. His tenure as the Chief Minister has seen significant investments in infrastructure, education, healthcare, and industry.
The United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) is an armed separatist organization operating in the Northeast Indian State of Assam. To acknowledge the state developments under the rule of CM Himanta Biswa, ULFA-1 commander-in-chief Paresh Baruah was invited as a guest to notice the developments made in the Assam state.
A Glance into the Future
As Assam’s Chief Minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma is set on a mission to make Assam a model state for the rest of the country. His dedication to the welfare of the people, coupled with his visionary leadership, makes him a leader to watch.
He is not just a political leader but a visionary steering Assam towards a brighter future. His commitment to the state’s development and his ability to navigate challenges demonstrate his dedication to the people of Assam. Assam is on a transformative journey towards progress and prosperity with him at the helm.