Sunday, September 29, 2019

List of Chief Ministers of Assam

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The Chief Minister of Assam is the head of the Government of Assam. Although as per the Constitution of India, the governor is the state's de jure head, but de facto executive authority rests with the chief minister. 



Trivia:


- Gopinath Bordoloi is the first Chief Minister of Assam.
- Anwara Taimur is India's first female Muslim chief minister.
- Golap Borbora is the first non congress Chief Minister of Assam. He is also the first member of the non congress opposition to be elected as a Rajya Sabha member from Assam.
- Tarun Gogoi is the longest-serving Chief Minister of Assam, having served for 15 years from 2001 to 2016.
- Sarbananda Sonowal is the Assam's first chief minister from the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Here is the list of Chief Ministers of Assam since 1937 .

 
Sl.Name & PhotographFromTo
1.Maulavi Saiyid Sir Muhammad SaadullaMaulavi Saiyid Sir Muhammad Saadulla, PremierApril 1, 1937September 19, 1938
2.Gopinath BordoloiGopinath Bordoloi, PremierSeptember 19, 1938November 17, 1939
3.Maulavi Saiyid Sir Muhammad SaadullaMaulavi Saiyid Sir Muhammad Saadulla, PremierNovember 17, 1939December 24, 1941
4.Maulavi Saiyid Sir Muhammad SaadullaMaulavi Saiyid Sir Muhammad Saadulla, PremierAugust 25, 1942February 11, 1946
5.Gopinath BordoloiGopinath Bordoloi, PremierFebruary 11, 1946August 6, 1950
6.Bishnu Ram MedhiBishnu Ram MedhiAugust 9, 1950December 27, 1957
7.B.P. ChalihaB.P. ChalihaDecember 28, 1957November 6, 1970
8.Mohendra Mohan ChroudhuryMohendra Mohan ChoudhuryNovember 11, 1970January 30, 1972
9.Sarat Chandra SinhaShri Sarat Chandra SinhaJanuary 31, 1972March 12, 1978
10.Golap BorboraShri Golap BorboraMarch 12, 1978September 4, 1979
11.Jogendra Nath HazarikaShri Jogendra Nath HazarikaSeptember 9, 1979December 11, 1979
12.Anowara TaimurShrimati Anowara TaimurDecember 6, 1980June 30, 1981
13.Kesab Chandra GogoiShri Kesab Chandra GogoiJanuary 13, 1982March 19, 1982
14.Hiteswar SaikiaShri Hiteswar SaikiaFebruary 27, 1983December 23, 1985
15.Prafulla Kumar MahantaShri Prafulla Kumar MahantaDecember 24, 1985November 27, 1990
16.Hiteswar SaikiaShri Hiteswar SaikiaJune 30, 1991April 22, 1996
17.Bhumidhar BarmanDr. Bhumidhar BarmanApril 22, 1996May 14, 1996
18.Prafulla Kumar MahantaShri Prafulla Kumar MahantaMay 15, 1996May, 17, 2001
19.Tarun GogoiShri Tarun GogoiMay 17, 2001 May 24, 2016
20.Sarbananda SonowalShri Sarbananda SonowalMay 24, 2016

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