A brief Biography
Shri Ripun Bora
President , Assam Pradesh Congress Committee
1. Name : Sri Ripun Bora
2. Date of Birth : 01-10-1955
3. Education Qualification : M.A., LLB
4. Present Address : House No. – 3, Amarnath Path,
Bhagaduttapur, Beltola, GHY-28.
5. Permanent Address : Ward No. – 5, Purupbari, Gohpur Town,
P.O. & P.S. – Gohpur, Dist. – Sonitpur, Assam.
6. Student Career : a. General Secretary of Cotton College
Student’s Union for the period 1975 to 1976.
b. Assistant General Secretary of All Assam
Student’s Union (AASU) for the period 1975 to 1976.
c. General Secretary, Assam State of NSUI for the Period 1977 to
d. President, Assam State NSUI for the period 1978 to 1980.
7. Service Career : a. Lecturer of Economics in Chaiduar College, Gohpur during
b. Assam Civil Service Officer from 1984 to 1996.
c. OSD in Assam Bhawan, Delhi and OSD to
Chief Minister, Assam at Delhi from 1991-1995.
d. SDO(C) in Biswanath Chariali Sub Division during
8. Political Career : a. Contested Assam Assembly Election as INC
Candidate from 78 Gohpur LAC in 1996 and
lost at a narrow margin of 711 votes.
b. Secretary of Assam Pradesh Congress Committee from 1996-1997.
c. Political Secretary to the President, APCC in 1997.
d. Elected Member of APCC and Executive Member of APCC from
1997 to 2001.
e. Spokesperson of APCC from 1998 to 2002.
f. Convenor of APCC Election Manifesto Committee for Parliamentary
Election of 1998, 1999, 2004 and Assam Assembly Election for 2001
g. Convenor of APCC Charge Sheet Committee constituted to prepare
the Charge Sheet against AGP Government from 1996 to 2001.
h. Editor of the Souvenir published on the occasion of North East
States Block Congress Presidents Conference held at Guwahati in
i. Convenor of the Media Management & Co-ordination Body formed
in connection with Congress Chief Minister’s Meet held at Guwahati
on 12th and 13th April, 2002.
j. MLA from 78 Gohpur LAC for the period 2001- 2006 and 2006-2011.
k. Minister of State (Independent) Panchayat and Rural Development
and Elementary Education, Government of Assam since 2002 to
l. Minister of Education (Cabinet), Assam from 2006 to 2008.
m. Worked as Assembly Election Observer of AICC in Assembly
Election of Meghalaya in 2003.
n. Worked as Assembly Election observer of AICC in Assembly
Election of Arunachal Pradesh in 2004.
o. Convenor of manifesto committee of Panchayat Election 2012,
Guwahati Municipal Corporation Election 2013, Lok-Shabha Election
p. Chairman of facts finding Committee on the poor performance of
Congress party in Mising Autonomous Council (MAC) Election 2013.
q. Worked as AICC observer for Assembly Election of Delhi 2013.
r. Vice President Assam Pradesh Congress Committee 2014 – 2016
s. Elected Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) in 2016
9. Present Post : a. President, Assam Pradesh Congress Committee & MP (Rajya Sabha)
in the Party