Assam Legislative Assembly


Prafulla Kumar Mahanta

Constituency: 87-Barhampur L.A.C.
Father's Name : Shri Deba Kanta Mahanta
Mother's Name Smti Lakshmi Prova Mahanta
Date of Birth
(With Birth place)
23-12-1952 at Village-Uluoni, Ruparayan Satra Kaliabor, Nagaon.
Present Address Old MLA Hostel, Dispur, Guwahati-6.
Permanent Address Sankar Mandir Road, Amolapatti, Nagaon (Assam).
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 29-04-1988
Spouse's Name Dr. Jayashree Goswami Mahanta.
Children(s) Two sons & One daughter
Educational Qualifications B.Sc., LLB (Gauhati University).
Profession -
Positions Held M.L.A. 87 Barhampur constituency.
Hobbies Social Work, Reading, Swimming and Travelling.
Special Interest Keen interest in studying Socio-Political and Cultural Affairs.
Favourite Past Time and recreation -
Social Cultural Activities
  • Persident, A.A.S.U. (1979-85);
  • Spearheaded the six year long Assam Movement on Foreign Nationals Issue;
  • Elected unanimously the President-in-chief of AGP in the National Convention held at Golaghat in October, 1985;
  • Re-elected unanimously as President, AGP in January, 1988 at its Mongaldoi Conference;
  • Participated in various cultural and literary programmes;
  • Unanimously elected as Chief Minister of Assam by the AGP Legislature Party;
  • One of the Members of the Presidium of newly formed "National People's Front ".
  • 1991-1996, leader of the opposition, Assam Legislative Assembly;
  • 1996-2001, Chief Minister for Second Term; 2001-06 MLA;
  • 2006-2011, MLA Assam Legislative Assembly;
  • Attend various seminar inside and outside the country.
  • 2011-2016, MLA Assam Legislative Assembly;
  • 2016, MLA Assam Legislative Assembly;
Any other information Various articles in News papers and periodicals and published a book entitled "The Tussle between the Citizens and Foreigners in Assam."
Political Party Affiliation A.G.P.
Date on which elected to the 14th Assembly 19-05-2016