Sri Sarbananda Sonowal, Honorable Chief Minister of Assam
Sri Sarbananda Sonowal is the 14th Chief Minister of Assam and has assumed office from the 24th May 2016. With a landslide victory in the 2016 Assam Assembly elections winning 86 of the 126 seats, he was sworn as the Chief Minister in the first ever Government of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the state in the presence of Shri Narendra Modi, Hon'ble Prime Minister of India and a host of other dignitaries.
He is a dynamic leader who demonstrates the qualities of passion, energy and commitment and commands respect from the youth across the State for his firm and prudent views on various issues. As an ardent member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), he represents the Majuli constituency in State Legislative Assembly of Assam.
Sarbananda Sonowal was born on the 31st October 1962 to Shri Jibeswar Sonowal and Smti. Dineswari Sonowal. His place of birth was inMulukgaon in the Dibrugarh district of Assam. He completed his Bachelor Degree with English Honours from Hanumanbaksh Kanoi College under Dibrugarh University and his LLB from Gauhati University. As a passionate sportsman, he is a keen enthusiast of football, cricket and badminton. Read more about the Chief Minister of Assam
His Excellency, Professor Jagdish Mukhi is the incumbent Governor of Assam appointed by the President of India, Shri Ramnath Kovind.He was administered the oath of office by Gauhati High Court Chief Justice Ajit Singh at a function in the Srimanta Sankardeva International Convention Centre on the 10th of October 2017.
He has assumed office as the 30th Governor of Assam. He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).
Jagdish Mukhi was born to Late J.R Mukhi and Late Laxi Devi Mukhi on the 1st December 1942.He married Smti. Prem Grover in the year 1970, and is blessed with a son and a daughter.
His past positions have included Lieutenant Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Minister of Finance, Planning, Excise and Taxation and Higher Education in the Delhi government. He had been awarded the Best Finance and Planning Minister by the then Planning Minister, Pranab Mukherjee in 1997. Professor Mukhi served as the Lieutenant Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands from 22nd August 2016 to 7th October 2017.