Published On: January 3, 2022 at 15:30 IST

Minister of Agriculture of Assam

NAME – Atul Bora  

PROFESSION – Politician

BORN – 07/04/1960

PLACE OF BIRTH – Bohari Gaon, Golaghat District, Assam

FATHER’S NAME – Mehuram Bora

MOTHER’S NAME – Punya Probha Bora

SPOUSE – Bulbuli Baruah



EDUCATION – B.A. from Debraj Roy College

M.A. Political Science from Gauhati University in 1983

L.L.B. Gauhati University Law College in 1993





BACKGROUND – Atul Bora is the current Agriculture Minister of Assam. He is also Minister of Horticulture and Food Processing, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary, Urban Development, Town and Country Planning. He belongs to a regional party, Asom Gana Parishad. He is an MLA from Bokakhat Constituency.

He was born at Borahi Gaon, Athgaon Mouza of Golaghat District. He is the son of Mehuram Bora and Punya Probha Bora. He completed his primary education at Saraimoria LP School and Torfat ME school. Thereafter he got himself admitted to Kacharihat High School where from he passed the HSLC Examination. Subsequently, he took admission in Debraj Roy College, Golaghat and after graduation, he joined Gauhati University and obtained his master’s degree in Political Science and also obtained LLB Degree from Gauhati University Law College. He did bodybuilding and weightlifting as well. He likes working in the paddy fields. He has also acted in Assamese Movie and Drama.

MAJOR INITIATIVES – In January 2018, Assam Agriculture Minister Bora inaugurated a chief minister’s free diagnostic and laboratory services at the Swahid Kushal Konwar Civil Hospital here in presence of the joint director of health services, ADC (H), superintendent of SKK civil hospital, representatives from HLL Life Care Ltd and other dignitaries.

CAREER TIMELINE/ POSITIONS HELD – President of All Assam Students Union.

Founder Chairman of the North-East Students’ Co-ordination Committee.

1995 – Joined Asom Gana Parishad

1996 – Elected as MLA from Golaghat

2011 – Elected as Working President of Party

2014 – Party President

2016 – Won Bokakhat Constituency

2016 – Minister of Agriculture, Horticulture and Food Processing, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary, Urban Development Department, and Town and Country Planning Departments.

CONTROVERSIES/CASES – There is a pending case against him. Charge-sheet has not been filed yet. The case against him is for a criminal breach of trust by a public servant. The case is filed under Section 409 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

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