List of Current Indian Chief Ministers and Important facts about them.

Static Awareness

Static Awareness is one among the important sections in all the competitive exams. In all the exams questions regarding recently selected chief ministers are asked. The IBPS guide masterminds joined hands together and made a list of State wise Indian Chief Ministers to make your learning process a cake walk. Check the list of chief ministers with their respective parties and their joined dates. This article will help you to boost your score in the upcoming exams.

List of Indian Chief Ministers:

State Chief Minister Took Office Party
Andhra Pradesh Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy 30/05/19 YSR Congress Party
Arunachal Pradesh Prema Khandu 17/07/16 Bharatiya Janata Party
Assam Sarbananda Sonowal 24/05/16 Bharatiya Janata Party
Bihar Nitish Kumar 22/02/15 Janata Dal (United)
Chhattisgarh Bhupesh Baghel 17/12/18 Indian National Congress
Delhi Arvind Kejriwal 14/02/15 Aam Aadmi Party
Goa Pramod Sawant 19/03/19 Bharatiya Janata Party
Gujarat Vijay Rupani 07/08/16 Bharatiya Janata Party
Haryana Manohar Lal Khattar 26-Oct-14 Bharatiya Janata Party
Himachal Pradesh Jai Ram Thakur 27-Dec-17 Bharatiya Janata Party
Jharkhand Hemant Soren 29-Dec-19 Jharkhand Mukti Morcha
Karnataka B. S. Yediyurappa 26-Jul-19 Bharatiya Janata Party
Kerala Pinarayi Vijayan 25-May-16 Communist Party of India (Marxist)
Madhya Pradesh Kamal Nath 17/12/18 Indian National Congress
Maharashtra Uddhav Thackeray 28/11/19 Shiv Sena
Manipur N. Biren Singh 15/03/17 Bharatiya Janata Party
Meghalaya Conrad Sangma 06/03/18 National People’s Party
Mizoram Zoramthanga 15/12/18 Mizo National Front
Nagaland Neiphiu Rio 08/03/18 Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party
Odisha Naveen Patnaik 05/03/00 Biju Janata Dal
Puducherry V. Narayanasamy 06/06/16 Indian National Congress
Punjab Amarinder Singh 16/03/17 Indian National Congress
Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot 17/12/18 Indian National Congress
Sikkim Prem Singh Tamang 27/05/19 Sikkim Krantikari Morcha
Tamil Nadu Edappadi K. Palaniswami 16-02/17 All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Telangana K. Chandrashekhar Rao 02/06/14 Telangana Rashtra Samithi
Tripura Biplab Kumar Deb 09/03/18 Bharatiya Janata Party
Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath 19/03/17 Bharatiya Janata Party
Uttarakhand Trivendra Singh Rawat 18/03/17 Bharatiya Janata Party
West Bengal Mamata Banerjee 20/05/11 All India Trinamool Congress

Interesting facts about Chief Ministers:

  • Sucheta Kriplani of the Indian National Congress was the first woman Chief Minister in the history of Independent India between 1967-1967
  • Mayawati was the first Dalit Chief minister (Bahujan Samaj Party) and she had a record of longest serving chief minister of UP for a total of 2554 days.
  • West Bengal CM Jyoti Basu is the longest-serving chief minister of any state in India (1977-2000) for a total of 8539 days. ‘Operation Barga’ a historic land reform movement was carried out throughout West Bengal during under his regime and this movement soon replicated in other parts of the country.
  • Andhra Pradesh CM Nadendla Bhaskara Rao has served the shortest period of only 31 days in 1984.
  • Arvind Kejriwal of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) served as a CM of Delhi only for 49 days, after which he resigned over the non-passage of anti-graft legislation, the Jan Lokpal Bill.
  • Sheila Dikshit CM of Delhi was the only women chief minister to lead her government for three consecutive terms in India ( 1998-2013).
  • Narendra Modi, the former chief minister of Gujarat and the current Prime Minister of India have been blamed for not taking action against communal riots in the country. He was given a clean chit by SIT in 2007.
  • Tamil Nadu chief minister CN Annadurai was the first chief minister to die in office.
  • J Jayalalitha, the former chief minister of Tamil Nadu was an actress in the Cinema Industry, before joining politics.
  • Mamata Banerjee, the present CM of West Bengal is the only leader who could oust the 34 Years of Left Front rule in the state.
  • Syeda Anwar Taimur was the Muslim women to become the Chief Minister of any state in India. Chief Minister of Assam (1980- June 1981)

Women Chief Minister in India:

S.NO State  Chief Minister Took Office Party
1. West Bengal Mamata Banerjee 20/05/11 All India Trinamool Congress

Non BJP and Congress Chief Ministers in India

State  Chief Minister Took Office  Party
Andhra Pradesh Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy 30/05/2019 YSR Congress Party
Bihar Nitish Kumar 22/02/2015 Janata Dal (United)
Delhi Arvind Kejriwal 14/02/2015 Aam Aadmi Party
Jharkhand Hemant Soren 29/12/19 Jharkhand Mukti Morcha
Kerala Pinarayi Vijayan 25/05/16 Communist Party of India (Marxist)
Maharashtra Uddhav Thackeray 28/11/19 Shiv Sena
Meghalaya Conrad Sangma 06/03/18 National People’s Party
Mizoram Zoramthanga 15/12/18 Mizo National Front
Nagaland Neiphiu Rio 08/03/18 Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party
Odisha Naveen Patnaik 05/03/00 Biju Janata Dal
Sikkim Prem Singh Tamang 27/05/19 Sikkim Krantikari Morcha
Tamil Nadu Edappadi K. Palaniswami 16/02/17 All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Telangana K. Chandrashekhar Rao 02/06/14 Telangana Rashtra Samithi
West Bengal Mamata Banerjee 20/05/11 All India Trinamool Congress

Facilities Availed by Chief Ministers:

Below are the list of facilities given to the Chief Ministers. The amount allotted for each facility varies from state to state, it is specifically mentioned in the State Legislatures of the country.

Medical Facilities:

With respect to the Medical Attendance rules, the Chief minister can get free treatment, accommodation and reimbursement at government hospitals and other hospitals referred by the government.

Residence Facilities:

The chief minister will get a well furnished and rent free accommodation. If the Chief minister wants to live in his/her own house, the value of house rental is paid to the chief minister.

Reimbursement of Electricity and Phone Charges:

A fixed amount of money is reimbursed against phone call charges made in a month and fixed amounts of electricity units are provided free of cost on the monthly basis to the chief minister.

Travelling Facilities:

Within the Jurisdiction, the fixed amount of money is given for the Chief Minister for his/her travel expenses in a year. Chief Minister’s family also can avail certain amount for free travelling in a year. The amount varies according to the article 164 of the Indian constitution.

The Chief Minister will also get a certain amount of pension after his/her retirement, according to the Constitution of India. The amount varies in the respective state legislatures. If incase of death, the chief minister spouse will get the pension amount.

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