Animesh Debbarma Wiki, Age, Family, Biography & More

Animesh Debbarma

Animesh Debbarma is an Indian politician. He is a leader of the TIPRA (The Indigenous Progressive Regional Alliance) Motha Party. Debbarma holds the position of Leader of the Opposition in the Tripura Legislative Assembly.


Animesh Debbarma was born on Monday, 19 January 1970 (age 53 years; as of 2023) in Purba Rajnagar village of the Khowai District, Tripura. His zodiac sign is Capricorn. Animesh graduated with a B.Tech. in CSE (Computer Science & Engineering) at the North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST) (Deemed University) in Arunachal Pradesh in 1994. [1]MyNeta He served as an engineer at Indian Oil in Mumbai for several years and worked as a scientist at CSIR (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research) in Nagpur for a brief period.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 5″

Hair Colour: Black (semi-bald)

Eye Colour: Black

Indian politician Animesh Debbarma

Family & Caste

He belongs to a Scheduled Tribe (ST) family in Tripura.

Parents & Siblings

Animesh’s father’s name is Rathindra Debbarma. There is not much known about his family.

Wife & Children

Animesh Debbarma’s wife, Alpana Debbarma, is a social worker.


Animesh Debbarma's signature

Animesh Debbarma’s signature



Animesh Debbarma was formerly associated with the Indigenous Nationalist Party of Twipra (INPT).  In the 2003 Tripura Legislative Assembly election, he contested on a ticket from INPT, emerging victorious against CPI(M) candidate Aghore Debbarma. In 2006, he established the National Conference of Tripura (NCT), a party formed with dissatisfied members from various groups such as the Twipra Students Union, the Tribal Youth Federation, the GMP of the CPIM party in Tripura, and leaders from INPT. In the 2013 state elections, the NCT failed to secure any seats. Nonetheless, on 14 March 2020, it merged back with the Indigenous Nationalist Party of Twipra (INPT). After merging his party back into INPT, Animesh briefly joined the Tipra Motha Party before the 2021 TTAADC (Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council) election. After successfully winning from the Kulai-Champahour (ST) constituency, he took up the role of Deputy Chief Executive Member in TTAADC, overseeing significant areas such as Tribal Welfare, Industries, and Agriculture. [2]TheNortheastToday Animesh became a member of the Tripura Legislative Assembly by securing a victory in the 2023 election from the Ashrambari constituency on TMP’s ticket. He was later appointed the Leader of the Opposition in the assembly as the Tipra Motha Party became the official opposition party with 13 legislatures in the assembly. [3]EastMojo

Animesh Debbarma during Assembly proceedings

Animesh Debbarma during Assembly proceedings

Assets & Properties

Movable Assets

  • Cash: Rs. 1,00,000
  • Bank Deposits: Rs. 39,13,294

Immovable Assets

  • Non-Agricultural Land: Rs. 85,00,000

Note: The given estimates of movable and immovable assets are according to the year 2023. It excludes the assets owned by his wife and dependents (minor). [4]MyNeta

Net Worth

Animesh Debbarma’s net worth for the financial year 2022-2023 was estimated to be Rs. 1,22,56,290. [5]MyNeta It excludes the net worth of his wife and dependents (minors).


  • Animesh Debbarma’s hobbies include reading books, listening to classical music, and playing cricket and football. [6]Tripura Legislative Assembly
    Animesh Debbarma enjoying a game of cricket

    Animesh Debbarma enjoying a game of cricket

    Animesh Debbarma receiving a trophy for winning a football match

    Animesh Debbarma receiving a trophy for winning a football match

  • Animesh Debbarma is popularly known as Animesh Babu.
  • Animesh Debbarma advocates for a separate statehood of Greater Tipraland. He is of the opinion that Tiprasas needs more autonomy and financial and political empowerment. [7]India Today
  • Animesh Debbarma’s opinion on the Kokborok Subject issue is that the question paper should be written in Roman script as it is efficient for the students. [8]Indian Express

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