List of Chief Ministers of India

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ExamInsights present another important article i.e List of Chief Ministers of India for aspirants preparing for Govt exam like RRB JE, SSC CHSL, SSC CGL, RBI etc.

There are total 29 states and 7 Union Territories in India.

Remember Only 2 Union Territories have Chief Ministers and the remaining 5 Union Territories have only Lt.Governors or Administrator.

Chief Minister of each state in India heads the council of ministers, which is sworn by the Governor. The Chief Minister for each state holds the ‘de facto’ executive powers.

The Chief Minister of India is elected for a period of five years as a representative of Legislative assembly (Vidhan Sabha) and serve the state until he remains on the seat or the next elections occur.

 Chief Minister:- the one who controls, rules or handles the functions of a particular state.

List of Chief Ministers of 29 States

StatesCurrent Chief MinisterFirst Chief Minister
Andhra PradeshN. Chandrababu NaiduNeelam Sanjiva Reddy
Arunachal PradeshPema KhanduPrem Khandu Thungan
AssamSarbananda SonowalGopinath Bordoloi
BiharNitish KumarSri Krishna Sinha
Chhattisgarh Raman Singh Ajit Jogi
GoaManohar ParrikarPratap Singh Rane
GujaratVijay RupaniJivraj Narayan Mehta
HaryanaManohar Lal KhattarPandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma
Himachal PradeshJai Ram ThakurYashwant Singh Parmar
Jammu and KashmirGulam Mohammed Sadiq
JharkhandRaghubar DasBabu Lal Marandi
KarnatakaH.D.KumaraswamyK. Chengalaraya Reddy
KeralaPinarayi VijayanE. M. S. Namboodiripad
Madhya PradeshShivraj Singh ChouhanRavishankar Shukla
MaharashtraDevendra FadnavisYashwantrao Chavan
ManipurN. Biren SinghMairembam Koireng Singh
MeghalayaConrad SangmaWilliamson A. Sangma
MizoramLal ThanhawlaCh. Chhunga
NagalandNeiphiu RioP. Shilu Ao
OdishaNaveen PatnaikHarekrushna Mahatab
PunjabAmarinder SinghGiani Gurmukh Singh Musaffir
RajasthanVasundhara RajeHeera Lal Shastri
SikkimPawan Kumar ChamlingKazi Lhendup Dorjee
Tamil NaduEdappadi K. PalaniswamiC.N. Annadurai
TelanganaK. Chandrashekar RaoK Chandrashekhar Rao
TripuraBiplab Kumar DebSachindra Lal Singh
Uttar PradeshYogi AdityanathGovind Ballabh Pant
UttarakhandTrivendra Singh RawatNityanand Swami
West BengalMamata BanerjeePrafulla Chandra Gosh

List of Chief Ministers of India’s Union Territories

No.Union TerritoryChief Minister
1DelhiArvind Kejriwal
2Puducherry (Pondicherry)V. Narayanasamy

Important Facts

  • The longest-serving chief minister in India – Pawan Kumar Chamling (Sikkim)
  • Youngest chief minister-Pema Khandu (Arunachal Pradesh)
  • Only two Union territory have their chief minister i.e. Delhi and Puducherry

Frequently Asked Questions

Quest– Who is the first lady chief minister of India?

AnsSucheta Kriplani [1963-1967] was the first woman Chief Minister of UP as well as the first lady Chief Minister of India. Currently, Vasundhara Raje (Present Chief Minister of Rajasthan), Mamata Banerjee (Present Chief Minister of West Bengal) are in Authorities.

Quest– Do Dadra Nagar Havelli have a Chief Minister?

Ans– No, Dadra and Nagar Haveli have only the administrator. He is appointed by the Government of India.

Quest– Do Daman and Diu have a CM?

Ans– No, Daman and Diu have only the administrator. He is appointed by central government.

Quest– Who is the Chief Minister of Andaman and Nicobar? Do Andaman and Nicobar have CM?

Ans– No, Andaman and Nicobar do not have CM. They only have Lt. Governor.

Quest– Who is the first woman CM of Delhi?

AnsSushma Swaraj [52 Days]

Quest– Does Lakshadweep have CM? Who is the Chief Minister of Lakshadweep?

Ans– No Lakshwadeep does not have a Chief Minister. They only have Administrator.

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