Chief Ministers of India: Complete list of Current CMs of the Country
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Different states have their own chief ministers.
The post of the chief minister is honorable and much respected.
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Who is a Chief Minister in India?
- As per the Indian constitution, a chief minister is the elected head of the council of ministers
- In easy language, one who controls rules. or handles the function of a particular state
- The candidates who are appointed for chief minister post has to oversee the day to day functioning of the state government
- A chief minister is assisted by the council of ministers, which comprises of cabinet minister and deputy minister
- With the help of the media, the chief minister is responsible for communicating all policies and decision to the people of all the state’
- List of Indian Prime Minister of India
What is the difference between the Chief Minister and Governor?
- In India, the chief minister is the head of the government in each state and union territory.as per the constitution of India, the governor is the head for law and legal practices, but executive authorities rest with the chief minister
- The chief minister is appointed, and sworn in, by the governor of the state.
List of the Chief Ministers of India
|Andhra Pradesh||Shri. Nara Chandrababu Naidu|
|Arunachal Pradesh||Shri Pema Khandu|
|Assam||Shri Sarbananda Sonowal|
|Bihar||Shri Nitish Kumar|
|Chhattisgarh||Shri Bhupesh Baghel|
|Delhi (NCT)||Shri Arvind Kejriwal|
|Goa||Shri Manohar Parrikar|
|Gujarat||Shri Vijaybhai R. Rupani|
|Haryana||Shri Manohar Lal|
|Himachal Pradesh||Shri Jairam Thakur|
|Jharkhand||Shri Raghubar Das|
|Karnataka||Sri H.D. Kumaraswamy|
|Kerala||Shri Pinarayi Vijayan|
|Madhya Pradesh||Shri Kamal Nath|
|Maharashtra||Shri Devendra Fadnavis|
|Manipur||Shri N. Biren Singh|
|Meghalaya||Shri Conrad Kongkal Sangma|
|Mizoram||Shri Pu Zoramthanga|
|Nagaland||Shri Neiphiu Rio|
|Odisha||Shri Naveen Patnaik|
|Puducherry (UT)||Shri. V. Narayanasamy|
|Punjab||Shri Capt. Amarinder Singh|
|Rajasthan||Shri Ashok Gehlot|
|Sikkim||Shri Pawan Kumar Chamling|
|Tamil Nadu||Shri Thiru Edappadi K. Palaniswami|
|Telangana||Shri K Chandrasekhar Rao|
|Tripura||Shri Biplab Kumar Deb|
|Uttar Pradesh||Shri Yogi Aditya Nath|
|Uttarakhand||Shri Trivendra Singh Rawat|
|West Bengal||Km. Mamata Banerjee|
So let’s have a look at the chief minister of India
Nara Chandrababu Naidu – Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister
- The birthdate of Nara Chandrababu Naidu is April 20, 1950, Naravaripalli, near Tirupati, India
- He is an Indian politician who was the chief prime minister of Andhra Pradesh from 1995 to 2004.
Pema khandu – Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister
- Pema khandu is an Indian chief minister who was born on 21 August 1979.
- He was Indian chief minister from 1994 to 2004.
Sarbanda Sonowal – Assam Chief Minister
- The 14TH chief minister of India
- He is a BJP member and represents majuli constituency in Assam’s state legislative assembly
- He was union minister for sports and youth affairs under Narendra Modi LED NDA government from 2014-2016.
Nitish Kumar – Bihar Chief Minister
- Nitish Kumar is the senior Indian politician and is the current chief minister of Bihar
- During his tenure as chief minister, he has successfully appointed one lakh school teachers
- He has held the position since 2005.
Bhupesh Baghel- Chhatishgarh Chief Minister
- He was born in 1961; he has become the third chief minister of the state according to Doordarshan news.
- The interesting fact about the chief minister is that he has taken over the position of Raman Singh who served Chhattisgarh as chief minister from December 7, 2003, to December 11, 2018
- Congress has ended the 15-year-old regime of Raman Singh by appointing bagel as a new chief minister.
Vacant (under Governor’s rule) – Jammu and Kashmir
- Mehbooba Mufti served as the chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir from April 4, 2016, but later resigned with the post
- She sent her resignation to NN Vohra, the current governor of the state because BJP withdrew its support from the people’s democratic party
- Currently, the seat is vacated. However, now Jammu and Kashmir have kavinder Gupta as a new deputy CM, replacing BJPs Nirmal Singh.
Manohar Parrikkar – GOA Chief Minister
- Manohar Gopal Krishna Prabhu parikkar has been chief minister of goa since March 14, 2017
- He is the leader of the Bharatiya Janata party
- Earlier he was the member of the Rajya Sabha from Uttar Pradesh but resigned after 2017 Goa legislative assembly election to become the chief minister of India.
Vijaybhai R Rupani – Gujarat Chief Minister
- Vijaybhai rupani is the current chief minister of Gujarat
- He represents Rajkot west assembly constituency in Gujarat’s state legislative assembly
- He is a bachelor of an arts degree holder
- He is the only prime minister in the present cabinet of Gujarat who was arrested during the emergency era.
Manohar Lal kathar – Haryana Chief Minister
- He is the current chief minister of Haryana and belongs to the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP)
- Khattar started his political career in the year 1977 by joining the RSS at the young age of 24 years.
Jajram Thakur – Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister
- He is the current chief minister of Himachal Pradesh.
- On December 24, he became the BJP legislative party leader after defeating prem Kumar Dhaval
- On December 27, 2017, he became the 13th chief minister of India.
Raghubhar Das – Jharkhand Chief Minister
- He is the 10th chief minister of India
- He is the first non-tribal chief minister in the state 14-year history
- He was sworn in as the Jharkhand’s chief minister on December, 28. 2014.
HD Kumaraswamy – Karnataka Chief Minister
- HD Kumaraswamy is the current chief minister of Karnataka
- He was elected to the Karnataka assembly from channapatna and ramanagery assembly constituency
- The interesting fact about him is he is the son of the former prime minister of India HD Deve Gowda and chennamma.
Pinarayi Vijayan – Kerala Chief Minister
- He is the current chief minister of Kerala.
- He was sworn in as the 12th chief minister of Kerala on May 25, 2016
- He got elected to the Kerala legislative assembly in 1970, 1977,1991 and 1996.
Kamal Nath – Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister
- He was born in November 18, 1946, in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, Kamal Nath has taken an oath as the chief minister of Madhya Pradesh on December 17, 2018
- He accomplished his graduation in B com from St. Xavier’s’ college, Kolkata, West Bengal
- In the assemble election 2018, kamalnath has taken over the position of and replaced Shivraj Singh Chauhan who belongs to a Bharatiya Janata party.
Devendra Fadnavis – Maharashtra Chief Minister
- Devendra Gangadhar fadnavis is the chief minister of Mumbai
- The intersecting fact about him he has the youngest chief minister at the age of 44
- He was awarded as the best parliamentarian by the commonwealth parliamentary association in 2002-2003.
N Biren Singh – Manipur Chief Minister
- Nongthombam Biren Singh was born on January 1961
- He is the present chief minister of Manipur
- Besides being a politician, he is also a footballer and journalist
The chief minister was elected as the leader of the BJP legislatures party of Manipur and was sworn in as chief minister on March 15,2017.
Conrad Kongkal Sangma – Meghalaya Chief Minister
- Conrad kongkal Sangma is the current chief minister of Meghalaya
- The chief minister was sworn in on March 6, 2018
- He also presented his first budgets within 10 days of being the CM of Meghalaya.
Pu Zoramthanga – Mizoram Chief Minister
- He was born on July 13, 1944, PU zoramthanga, the new chief minister of Mizoram state and also the leader of a Mizo national front
- He was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor K Rajasekharan during a ceremony at Raj Bhavan in Aizawl
- At the age of 74, the chief minister PU zoranthanga has dethroned Pu Lalthanhawla, the former chief minister of Mizoram who held this post for 10 years beginning from 2008 to December 2018.
Neiphiu Rio – Nagaland Chief Minister
- Neiphiu Rio is the current chief minister of Nagaland
- During the year 1989, .he was elected to the Nagaland assembly from Northern Angami-II constituency as a Congress candidate.
Naveen Patnaik – Odisha Chief Minister
- Naveen Patnaik is the 14th and incumbent chief minister of Odisha
- He is the founding chief of Biju Janta Dal
- He was honored by the United Nations for evacuating nearly a million people ahead of the tropical storm cyclone phailin that hit coastal Odisha in October 2013.
Amarinder Singh – Punjab Chief Minister
- Captain Amarinder Singh is the 26th chief minister of India
- Prior this, he served as chief minister of Punjab from 2002 to 2007
- He was introduced to Congress by Rajiv Gandhi and was first elected to the Lok Sabha in 1980.
Ashok Gehlot – Rajasthan Chief Minister
- The chief minister Ashok Gehlot was born on May 3, 1951
- The education qualification of the chief minister are B.Sc., M.A Economics, LLB
- Earlier he served as the chief minister of Rajasthan from December 1, 1998, to December 8, 2003, and then again December 13, 2008, to December 13, 2013.
Pawan Kumar Chamling – Sikkim Chief Minister
- He is the fifth CM of Sikkim
- Chamling was involved in political activities since 1973 and was actively involved in people revolution in the same year
- Born on September 22, 1950.
Thiru Edappadi K Palaniswami – Tamil Nadu Chief Minister
- He is the current chief minister of Tamil Nadu
- He is an Indian politician and assumed office on February 16, 2017
- His party is popularly known as All India Anna Dravida Munnetra kazaam.
K Chandrashekhar Rao – Telangana Chief Minister
- He is the first chief minister of the Telangana state
- Born on February 17, 1954, in siddipet, Medak district of Hyderabad state
- Founder of Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS)
Biplab Kumar Deb – Tripura Chief Minister
- He is current and tenth chief minister of Tripura
- He has been the state president of Tripura BJP since early 2016
- He took his oath on March 9, 2018.
Yogi Adityanath – Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister
- He is the current chief minister of Uttar Pradesh
- His real name is Ajay Singh Bisht
- He was the youngest chief minister to be elected to the 12th Lok sabha at the age of 26
- Born on June 5, 1972.
Trivendra Singh Rawat – Uttarakhand Chief Minister
- The current chief minister of Uttarakhand
- He was appointed as chief minister of the state after winning the Assembly election.
Mamata Banerjee – West Bengal Chief Minister
- She is the ninth chief minister of Bengal
- She is the first lad to hold the chief minister’s office in the state
- She is the only woman chief minister to win two consecutive terms.
Chief Ministers of Union Territories of India
Arvind Kejriwal- Delhi Chief Minister (NCT)
- Arvind Kejriwal is the present chief minister of Delhi
- His party AAP got a clear majority by winning 67 out of 70 seats in Delhi assembly elections
- A former Indian revenue officer, he is popularly known for drafting the Jan Lokpal bill.
V Narayanasamy- Puducherry Chief Minister (UT)
- He is the current chief minister of Puducherry
- Born on May 30, 1947
- He is associated with the Indian national congress
- He is the 10th chief minister of the territory Puducherry
#Note: According to a Government website, no other union territories have Chief Ministers.
List of Chief Ministers of Indian State
|S.No.||State and/or Union Territory||Chief Minister||Took in Office (mm/dd/yyyy)||Party|
|1||Andhra Pradesh||Shri. Nara Chandrababu Naidu||8 June 2014||Telugu Desam Party|
|3||Arunachal Pradesh||Pema Khandu||27 January 2017||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|4||Assam||Shri Sarbananda Sonowal||24 May 2016||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|5||Bihar||Shri Nitish Kumar||22 February 2015||Janata Dal (United)|
|7||Chhattisgarh||Dr. Raman Singh||7 December 2003||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|10||Delhi (NCT)||Shri Arvind Kejriwal||14 February 2015||Aam Aadmi Party|
|11||Goa||Shri Manohar Parrikar||Mar 14, 2017||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|12||Gujarat||Shri Vijaybhai R. Rupani||7 August 2016||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|13||Haryana||Shri Manohar Lal||26 October 2014||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|14||Himachal Pradesh||Jai Ram Thakur||27 December 2017||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|15||Jammu and Kashmir||President’s Rule||Jun 20, 2018||–|
|16||Jharkhand||Shri Raghubar Das||28 December 2014||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|17||Karnataka||Sh. H.D. Kumaraswamy||23 May 2018||Janata Dal (Secular)|
|18||Kerala||Shri Pinarayi Vijayan||25 May 2016||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|20||Madhya Pradesh||Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan||29 November 2005||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|21||Maharashtra||Shri Devendra Fadnavis||31 October 2014||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|22||Manipur||Nongthombam Biren Singh||15 March 2017||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|23||Meghalaya||Conrad Sangma||Mar 6, 2018||National People’s Party|
|24||Mizoram||Shri Zoramthanga||15 December 2018||Mizoram National Front|
|25||Nagaland||Neiphiu Rio||Mar 8, 2018||Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party|
|26||Odisha||Shri Naveen Patnaik||5 March 2000||Biju Janata Dal|
|27||Puducherry (UT)||Shri. V. Narayanasamy||6 June 2016||Indian National Congress|
|28||Punjab||Shri Captain Amarinder Singh||16 March 2017||Indian National Congress|
|29||Rajasthan||Smt. Vasundhara Raje||13 December 2013||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|30||Sikkim||Shri Pawan Kumar Chamling||12 December 1994||Sikkim Democratic Front|
|31||Tamil Nadu||Edappadi K Palaniswami||16 February 2017||All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam|
|32||Telangana||Shri K Chandrasekhar Rao||2 June 2014||Telangana Rashtra Samithi|
|33||Tripura||Shri Biplab Kumar Deb||Mar 9, 2018||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|34||Uttar Pradesh||Shri Yogi Adityanath||19 March 2017||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|35||Uttarakhand||Trivendra Singh Rawat||18 March 2017||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|36||West Bengal||Km. Mamata Banerjee||20 May 2011||All India Trinamool Congress|
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