Sherman Ali Ahmed is the son of Late Raushan Ali Ahmed and Late Moyjan Nessa. He is 54 years old, a resident of Mandia Gaon in Barpeta.
He has done a two years course in Forestry and Allied Subjects from Eastern Forest Rangers College, Kurseong under I.C.F.R.E. in 1989.
Sherman Ali Ahmed is the sitting MLA of the Baghbar constituency. He fought Assam Election twice in 2011 and 2016 and is contesting for the third time in a row. In the 2016 Assam Assembly Elections, he defeated Sheikh Abdul Hamid of AIUDF with a vote margin of 43433 and in 2011 Assam Assembly Elections, he defeated Rajib Ahmed with 32121 margin votes.
He was in the news for raising the issue of setting up a Miyan Museum in the precincts of Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra in Guwahati. The matter escalated into a huge controversy.