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List of all Chief Ministers of Maharashtra

Maharashtra is known as the wealthiest state of India. It was formed on 1 May 1960. Before becoming Maharashtra; it was known as the Bombay State. Maharashtra has 288 assembly seats which are the third highest in India. Mr. Yashwantrao Chavan was the first Chief Minister of Maharashtra.
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List of CM of Maharashtra
List of CM of Maharashtra

As we know that India is the union of 9 Union Territories and 28 states. So there are 31 Chief Ministers (CMs) in the country, which includes; 3 CMs from Union Territories (Delhi, Puducherry and Jammu & Kashmir) and 28 from States.

Maharashtra has 288 assembly seats which are the third highest in India. This state has 48 Lok Sabha seats which are second highest after the Uttar Pradesh.

The first Chief Minister of Maharashtra was Yashwantrao Chavan. Till date, 18 people have served as the Chief Ministers of Maharashtra. Uddhav Thackeray; will be the next Chief Minister of Maharashtra.

List of all the Chief Ministers of Maharashtra is;

Chief Minister

Tenure

Party

1. Yashwantrao Chavan

From 1 May 1960 TO 19 November 1962

Indian National Congress

2. Marotrao Kannamwar

From 20 November 1962 to 24 November 1963

Indian National Congress

3. P. K. Sawant

from 25 November 1963 to 4 December 1963

Indian National Congress

4. Vasantrao Naik

 from 5 December 1963 to 1 March 1967

Indian National Congress

5. Shankarrao Chavan

 from 21 February 1975 to 16 May 1977

Indian National Congress

6. Vasantdada Patil

from 17 May 1977 to 5 March 1978, 5 March 1978 to 18 July 1978

Indian National Congress (Urs)

7. Sharad Pawar

 from 18 July 1978 to 17 February 1980

Indian National Congress (Socialist)

8. Abdul Rehman Antulay

from 9 June 1980 to 12 January 1982

Indian National Congress

9. Babasaheb Bhosale

 from 21 January 1982 to 1 February 1983

Indian National Congress

6. Vasantdada Patil

 from 2 February 1983 to 1 June 1985

Indian National Congress

10. Shivajirao Patil Nilangekar

 from 3 June 1985 to 6 March 1986

Indian National Congress

5. Shankarrao Chavan

 from 12 March 1986 to 26 June 1988

Indian National Congress

7. Sharad Pawar

from 26 June 1988 to 3 March 1990, from 4 March 1990 to 25 June 1991

Indian National Congress

11. Sudhakarrao Naik

 from 25 June 1991 to 22 February 1993

Indian National Congress

7. Sharad Pawar

from 6 March 1993 to 14 March 1995

Indian National Congress

12. Manohar Joshi

 from 14 March 1995 to 31 January 1999

Shiv Sena (Sena-BJP)

13. Narayan Rane

from 1 February 1999 to 17 October 1999

Shiv Sena (Sena-BJP)

14. Vilasrao Deshmukh

 from 18 October 1999 to 16 January 2003

Indian National Congress

(Congress-NCP)

15. Sushilkumar Shinde

from 18 January 2003 to 30 October 2004

Indian National Congress

(Congress-NCP)

14. Vilasrao Deshmukh

 from 1 November 2004 to 4 December 2008

Indian National Congress

(Congress-NCP)

16. Ashok Chavan

 

 from 7 November 2009 to 9 November 2010

Indian National Congress

(Congress-NCP)

17. Prithviraj Chavan

 from 11 November 2010 to 26 September 2014

Indian National Congress

(Congress-NCP)

18. Devendra Fadnavis

from 31 October 2014 to 12 November 2019

Bharatiya Janata Party

(BJP-Sena)

 

18. Devendra Fadnavis

 from 23 November 2019 to  26 November 2019

Bharatiya Janata Party

(BJP-Sena)

19. Uddhav Thackeray

From 28 Nov. 2019

incumbent

Vasantrao Naik is the longest-serving Chief Minister of Maharashtra. He had served 11 years, 77 days as the Chief Minister of the state. He was in office from December 1963 to February 1975. 

Vasantrao Naik was the first and only Chief Minister of Maharashtra who completed his full term of five years. 

Although, Devendra Fadnavis has also achieved this feat between 2014-2019. Devendra Fadnavis was the first Chief Minister from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Maharashtra.

Sharad Pawar is the youngest(at 38 years)Chief Minister of Maharashtra. At the age of 44 years; Devendra Fadnavis was the second youngest Chief Minister of Maharashtra.

 

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