Sri Himanta Biswa Sarma is the 15th Chief Minister of Assam. On 10 May 2021, Sarma has sworn in as the Chief Minister of Assam, succeeding his colleague Sarbananda Sonowal. Himanta Biswa Sarma was elected to the Assam Legislative Assembly from Jalukbari Assembly Constituency for the first time in 2001 was re-elected from the same constituency in 2006, and 2011 on Congress ticket and in 2016, and 2021 on BJP's ticket.
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Himanta Biswa Sarma was born on 1 February 1969 at Mission Hospital, Jorhat, Assam, India to Kailash Nath Sarma and Mrinalini Devi. He passed his senior secondary examination from Guwahati's Kamrup Academy School in 1985. He completed his graduation and post-graduation in Political Science from Cotton College, Guwahati in 1990 and 1992 respectively. He earned his L.L.B. degree from Government Law College, Guwahati, and obtained a Ph.D. degree from Gauhati University.
He held several portfolios (both state and cabinet) such as Minister of State for Agriculture, Planning & Development, Finance, Health, Education, and Assam Accord Implementation from 2002 to 2021
Government of India in its various annual reports had singularly pointed out the achievements of the Health and Education departments of Assam. During his tenure, more than 50,000 teachers were appointed for the first time through TET after he abolished the system of interviews.