Former and only woman CM of Assam passed away today. Syeda Anwara Taimur was the only woman CM of Assam a 4 time MLA who has spent over 4 decades in politics
State Health and Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma Tweeted about the same and paid condolence to her departed soul.
A big loss for us all as former CM Syeda Anwara Taimur breathed her last.
An able administrator and affable people's person, Syeda Mam was the only woman CM of Assam. A 4-term MLA, she had an illustrious political career spanning over 4 decades. My prayers & condolences 🙏 pic.twitter.com/8FSDy0wle2
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) September 28, 2020
She was the Cheif Minister of Assam from 6 December 1980 to 30 June 1981. She was also a leader of the Congress party in Assam and was a member of All India Congress Committee. She holds both British and Indian Nationality