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Assam Pradesh Congress Committee
PresidentBhupen Kumar Borah
ChairpersonDebabrata Saikia
HeadquartersRajiv Bhawan, GS Road, Guwahati, Assam
Youth wingAssam Youth Congress
Women's wingAssam Pradesh Mahila Congress Committee
Ideology
AllianceMahajot / United Progressive Alliance
Seats in Lok Sabha
3 / 14
Seats in Rajya Sabha
0 / 7
Seats in Assam Legislative Assembly
27 / 126
Election symbol
Hand INC.svg

Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (or Assam PCC) was formed in June 1921. Its headquarters is at Rajiv Bhavan in GS Road Guwahati.

Kuladhar Chaliha was the first elected president and Chabilal Upadhyaya[1] was the first selected president of the committee when it was founded.[2][3]

Bhupen Kumar Borah is appointed as the new president on 24 July 2021 replacing Ripun Bora.[4][5]

Assam Legislative Assembly election

Year Party leader Seats won Change
in seats
Outcome
1952 Bishnu Ram Medhi
76 / 105
Increase new Government
1957
71 / 108
Decrease 5 Government
1962 Bimala Prasad Chaliha
79 / 105
Increase 8 Government
1967
73 / 126
Decrease 6 Government
1972 Sarat Chandra Sinha
95 / 126
Increase 22 Government
1978
26 / 126
Decrease69 Opposition
1983 Hiteswar Saikia
91 / 109
Increase 65 Government
1985
26 / 126
Decrease 66 Opposition
1991
66 / 126
Increase 40 Government
1996 Bhumidhar Barman
34 / 122
Decrease 32 Opposition
2001 Tarun Gogoi
71 / 126
Increase 39 Government
2006
53 / 126
Decrease 18 Government
2011
78 / 126
Increase 25 Government
2016
26 / 126
Decrease52 Opposition
2021 Debabrata Saikia
29 / 126
Increase 3 Opposition

List of Presidents

See also: List of presidents of the Indian National Congress

No. Portrait Name Term Ref.
1 Ripun Bora 24 August 2016 24 July 2021
2 Bhupen Kumar Borah 24 July 2021 Incumbent [4][5]

Structure and Composition

S.No. Name Designation Incharge
01 Bhupen Kumar Borah

President

Assam Pradesh Congress
02 Rana Goswami Working President
Assam Pradesh Congress
03 Kamalakhya Dey Purkayastha Working President
Assam Pradesh Congress
04 Jakir Hussain Sikder Working President
Assam Pradesh Congress
05 Dr. Angkita Dutta President
Assam Pradesh Youth Congress
06 Nandita Das President
Assam Pradesh Mahila Congress
07 Nurul Islam Secretary Assam Pradesh Congress

See also

References

  1. ^ "Chabilal Upadhyaya the pride of Assam". Indian Gorkhas. Behali, Biswanath, Assam. 24 January 2016. Archived from the original on 13 January 2021.
  2. ^ "Assam Pradesh Congress Committee | humty dumty". Humtydumty.in. Retrieved 23 April 2012.
  3. ^ "President list of Indian National Congress". Archived from the original on 1 April 2019.
  4. ^ a b "कांग्रेस: असम में भूपेन बोरा बने प्रदेश अध्यक्ष, नामिरकपम लोकेन सिंह को दी मणिपुर की जिम्मेदारी". Amar Ujala (in Hindi). Retrieved 24 July 2021.
  5. ^ a b "Congress appoints Bhupen Bora chief of Assam unit". www.outlookindia.com/. Retrieved 24 July 2021.