Candidate Name: Keshab Mahanta
Party: Asom Gana Parishad
Keshab Mahanta was born on the 6th of July, 1959. He is the son of Late. Kamal Mahanta and is a resident of Teliagaon (Balisatra), Kaliaborin Nagaon district. He is 61 years old. He is married to Chayanika Mahanta and they have two daughters, Dibisa and Lulakshi.
Keshab Mahanta did his HSLC from Kuwori Tol High School, Nagaon, in the year 1976. He then went to Kaliabor College to do his Pre-University (Class XII), in Nagaon under Gauhati University in 1978. He also did his graduation from Kaliabor College before joining Gauhati University for his Master's in the year 1990.
Career & Politics:
Keshab Mahanta is the Assam Minister of Water Resources and Science & Technology, Information &Technology Departments. He was elected to the Lok Sabha from the Kaliabor Constituency in the year 1996 as an Asom Gana Parishad candidate. He was also elected to the Assam Legislative Assembly from Kaliabor in the year 2006.
He has agricultural land, one residential building in Kaliabor, Nagaon, one residential property owned by his spouse in Rukminigaon, Guwahati. The current total market value of his assets is over Rs 53.50 lakhs.