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Government of Assam
Seat of GovernmentGuwahati
Legislative branch
SpeakerBiswajit Daimary[1]
Deputy SpeakerNumal Momin[2]
Members in Assembly126
Executive branch
GovernorGulab Chand Kataria[3]
Chief MinisterHimanta Biswa Sarma[4]
Chief SecretaryPaban Kumar Borthakur, IAS[5]
High CourtGauhati High Court
Chief JusticeVijay Bishnoi
Nighttime photo of a large, square concrete building topped by an inverted trapezoidal section (wider at the top than the bottom) ringed by a row of windows, and a much smaller, almost all-glass rectangular room atop that, in turned topped with a narrow glass pyramid partly surrounded by decorative metal bars. In the foreground are several trees and a sports field, and in the background to the left there's a cold gray, rectangular high-rise office building
New Assembly Hall of the Assam Legislative Assembly in Dispur

The Government of Assam or Assam Government abbreviated as GoAS, is the state government of the Indian state of Assam. It consists of the Governor appointed by the President of India as the head of the state, currently Gulab Chand Kataria.[3] The head of government is the Chief Minister, currently Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma,[4] who is the leader of the group that commands a majority in the unicameral Assam Legislative Assembly. The Assam Assembly is elected by universal adult suffrage for a period of five years. The Chief Minister is assisted by a Council of Ministers that he nominates, the size of which is restricted.

In 2021, the National Democratic Alliance won a majority of seats in the legislature, with 75 seats, followed by Congress with 29 seats and AIUDF with 16.

Cabinet Ministers

Ministers sworn on 10 May 2021:[6]

Minister Ministry Constituency District Party
Himanta Biswa Sarma
▪️Chief Minister of Assam
▪️ Home
▪️Public Works Department (PWD)
▪️any other Department not allotted to any other Minister.
Jalukbari Kamrup Metropolitan BJP
2 Ranjit Kumar Das ▪️ Panchayat & Rural Development
▪️Food & Civil Supplies
▪️Consumer Affairs
▪️General Administration
Patacharkuchi Bajali BJP
Atul Bora
▪️ Agriculture
▪️ Horticulture
▪️Animal Husbandry
▪️ Veterinary
▪️Border Area Development
▪️Implementation of Assam Accord
Bokakhat Golaghat AGP
4 Urkhao Gwra Brahma ▪️ Handloom & Textile
▪️Soil Conservation
▪️ Welfare of Bodoland
Chapaguri Kokrajhar UPPL
5 Ashok Singhal (politician) ▪️Guwahati Development
▪️Urban Development
Dhekiajuli Sonitpur BJP
6 Parimal Suklabaidya ▪️Transport
Dholai Cachar BJP
Keshab Mahanta
▪️Health & Family Welfare
▪️Medical education & Research
▪️ Science & Technology
▪️Information Technology.
Kaliabor Nagaon AGP
Ajanta Neog
▪️ Finance
▪️ Woman & Child development
Golaghat Golaghat BJP
9 Chandra Mohan Patowary ▪️ Environment
▪️Act East Policy Affairs
▪️Welfare of Minorities
Dharmapur Nalbari BJP
10 Ranoj Pegu ▪️ Education
▪️Welfare of Plain Tribe & Backward Classes (non-BTC)
Dhemaji Dhemaji BJP
11 Sanjoy Kishan ▪️Welfare of Tea Tribes
▪️Labour & Employment.
Tinsukia Tinsukia BJP
12 Pijush Hazarika ▪️Water Resources
▪️ Information & Public Relations
▪️Parliamentary Affairs
▪️Social Justice & Empowerment
Jagiroad Marigaon BJP
13 Jogen Mohan ▪️Revenue & Disaster Management
▪️Hills Area Development
Mahmara Charaideo BJP
14 Bimal Bora ▪️Industries & Commerce
▪️Public Enterprice
▪️Sports & Youth Welfare
▪️ Cultural Affairs
▪️ Tourism
Tingkhong Dibrugarh BJP
15 Nandita Garlosa ▪️Power
▪️ Cooperation
▪️ Mineral & Mines
▪️ Indigenous & Tribal Faith and Culture
Haflong Dima Hasao BJP


House Leader Portrait Since
Constitutional Posts
Governor Gulab Chand Kataria
22 February 2023
Speaker Biswajit Daimary
21 May 2021
Deputy Speaker Numal Momin
21 May 2021
Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma 10 May 2021
Political Posts
Leader of the House Himanta Biswa Sarma 10 May 2021
Leader of Indian National Congress

Leader of the Opposition

Debabrata Saikia 20 May 2021
Leader of Asom Gana Parishad Atul Bora
15 July 2014
Leader of United People's Party Liberal Urkhao Gwra Brahma 2 May 2021


  1. ^ "List of Speakers since 1937".
  2. ^ "List of Deputy Speakers since 1937".
  3. ^ a b "The Governor of Assam, Assam gov portal".
  4. ^ a b "Assam Legislative Assembly – Chief Ministers since 1937".
  5. ^ PTI (1 September 2022). "New Assam chief secretary Paban Kumar Borthakur takes charge". ThePrint. Retrieved 1 September 2022.
  6. ^ "Assam Cabinet Minister List 2021: Check full list of ministers and their portfolios in Himanta Biswa Sarma govt". Retrieved 8 July 2021.