Mr. Atul Bora, the President of the Asom Gana Parishad started his career of leadership from his student days. Mr. Bora was born at Borahi Gaon, Athgaon Mouza of Golaghat District. He is the eldest son of Sri Mehuram Bora and Smti. Punya Probha Bora. He completed his primary education at Saraimoria LP School and Torfat ME school. Thereafter he got himself admitted in Kacharihat High School where from he passed the HSLC Examination. Subsequently he took admission in D.R. College, Golaghat and after graduation he joined Guwahati University and obtained his Masters Degree in Political Science and also obtained LLB Degree from Guwahati University Law College. Mr. Bora participated actively in the Assam Movement while he was a student. He was elected as Organizing Secretary and thereafter the General Secretary of the All Assam Students Union. He also shouldered the responsibility of the President of the All Assam Students Union and during his tenure of in the All Assam Students Union he left no stone unturned to make the All Assam Students Union as powerful as it was by fighting for the genuine causes of Assam. Mr. Bora also became the Founder Chairman of the North-East Students' Co-ordination Committee comprising of Students' organizations of the North-Eastern States. As the Founder Chairman Mr. Bora became instrumental in organising educational, cultural, socio-political, sports & awareness programmes in entire North-East. The organization under his leadership could draw special attention of the Central Government to various common problems faced by the North Eastern states. Mr. Bora joined active politics by enrolling himself as an AGP worker in 1995. On 9th June, 1996, he was elected as MLA from his home constituency (95-Golaghat Legislative Constituency). Mr. Bora also practiced law for a few years till assuming charge of various responsible posts of the party such as District President, Joint Secretary, General Secretary of the Central Committee and in the year 2011 he was elected as the Working President of the party and on 15th July, 2014, Mr. Bora has assumed the charge of President of the party. Mr. Bora after taking charge of his new responsibility as the President of the party has been trying his level best to improve the position of the party by visiting various districts of Assam and has been interacting with the party workers, intellectuals and influential persons of the state and also people representing various sections of the society.