Syeda Anwara Taimur
An Economics honors graduate from AMU, Mrs. Taimur holds the distinction of being the only woman and a Muslim to be the Chief Minister of Assam. The leader of Indian National Congress (INC) held the office from 6th December 1980 to 30th June 1981. She is 4 times MLA of Assam Assembly and became PWD minister, as well as Agriculture minister of Assam in different phases of her political career. In 1988, she was nominated as a Member of Parliament to Rajya Sabha.