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
|States||Current Chief Minister||First Chief Minister|
|Andhra Pradesh||N. Chandrababu Naidu||Neelam Sanjiva Reddy|
|Arunachal Pradesh||Pema Khandu||Prem Khandu Thungan|
|Assam||Sarbananda Sonowal||Gopinath Bordoloi|
|Bihar||Nitish Kumar||Sri Krishna Sinha|
|Chhattisgarh||Raman Singh||Ajit Jogi|
|Goa||Manohar Parrikar||Pratap Singh Rane|
|Gujarat||Vijay Rupani||Jivraj Narayan Mehta|
|Haryana||Manohar Lal Khattar||Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma|
|Himachal Pradesh||Jai Ram Thakur||Yashwant Singh Parmar|
|Jammu and Kashmir||–||Gulam Mohammed Sadiq|
|Jharkhand||Raghubar Das||Babu Lal Marandi|
|Karnataka||H.D.Kumaraswamy||K. Chengalaraya Reddy|
|Kerala||Pinarayi Vijayan||E. M. S. Namboodiripad|
|Madhya Pradesh||Shivraj Singh Chouhan||Ravishankar Shukla|
|Maharashtra||Devendra Fadnavis||Yashwantrao Chavan|
|Manipur||N. Biren Singh||Mairembam Koireng Singh|
|Meghalaya||Conrad Sangma||Williamson A. Sangma|
|Mizoram||Lal Thanhawla||Ch. Chhunga|
|Nagaland||Neiphiu Rio||P. Shilu Ao|
|Odisha||Naveen Patnaik||Harekrushna Mahatab|
|Punjab||Amarinder Singh||Giani Gurmukh Singh Musaffir|
|Rajasthan||Vasundhara Raje||Heera Lal Shastri|
|Sikkim||Pawan Kumar Chamling||Kazi Lhendup Dorjee|
|Tamil Nadu||Edappadi K. Palaniswami||C.N. Annadurai|
|Telangana||K. Chandrashekar Rao||K Chandrashekhar Rao|
|Tripura||Biplab Kumar Deb||Sachindra Lal Singh|
|Uttar Pradesh||Yogi Adityanath||Govind Ballabh Pant|
|Uttarakhand||Trivendra Singh Rawat||Nityanand Swami|
|West Bengal||Mamata Banerjee||Prafulla Chandra Gosh|
List of Chief Ministers of India’s Union Territories
|No.||Union Territory||Chief Minister|
|2||Puducherry (Pondicherry)||V. Narayanasamy|
- 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?
Ans– Sucheta 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?
Ans– Sushma 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.