List of Current Chief Ministers in India 2020

At present, India is the union of 28 states and 8 Union Territories. There are 31 Chief Ministers in India which includes 28 Chief Ministers from states and 3 from Union territory of Delhi, Puducherry and Jammu and Kashmir.
Created On: Jun 4, 2020 18:18 IST
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List of Chief Ministers in India
List of Chief Ministers in India

Shivraj Singh Chouhan takes oath as the new Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh for the fourth time. The Chief Ministerial post was vacant after the Kamal Nath steps down ahead of the floor test. Amidst the chaos of COVID-19,  Shivraj Singh Chouhan takes oath at the swearing-in ceremony held at the Raj Bhawan at 9 p.m. today. 

According to the Gazette of India 2019, as of now, India has 28 States and 8 Union Territories. There are 31 Chief Ministers in India, 28 from States and 3 from Union Territories (Delhi, Puducherry, and Jammu & Kashmir). 

The Chief Minister of the state is the real executive authority (de facto executive) in that particular state.

India is a “Union of States”. Article 164 of the Constitution says that the Chief Minister shall be appointed by the governor. However, this does not imply that the governor is free to appoint anyone as the Chief Minister.

Shivraj Singh Chouhan becomes the CM of Madhya Pradesh for the fourth time; Here's all you need to know

Here is the list of current Chief Ministers of the Indian States and UTs.

1. Andhra Pradesh

Chief Minister  :Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy

Since               :  30 May 2019

Party               : YSR Congress Party   

 

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2. Arunachal Pradesh

Chief Minister: Pema Khandu

Since           : 17 July 2016 (275 days)

Party              : Bharatiya Janata Party       

3. Assam

Chief Minister: Sarbananda Sonowal

Since               : 24 May 2016 (2 years, 322 days)

Party               : Bharatiya Janata Party

4. Bihar

Chief Minister: Nitish Kumar

Since               : 22 February 2015 (4 years, 193 days)

Party               : Janata Dal (United)+BJP

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5. Chhattisgarh

Chief Minister: Bhupesh Baghel

Since               : 17 December, 2018 (260 Days)

Party               : Indian National Congress

6. Delhi

Chief Minister: Arvind Kejriwal

Since               : 14 February 2015 (5 years, 45 days)

Party               : Aam Aadmi Party

7. Goa

Chief Minister: Pramod Sawant

Since               : 19 March 2019

Party               : Bharatiya Janata Party

Since:               :358 days

8. Gujarat

Chief Minister: Vijay Rupani

Since               : 7 August 2016 (3 years, 187 days)

Party               : Bharatiya Janata Party

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9. Haryana

Chief Minister: Manohar Lal Khattar      

Since               : 26 October 2014 (5 years, 107 days)

Party               : Bharatiya Janata Party

10. Himachal Pradesh

Chief Minister: Jai Ram Thakur

Since               : 27 December 2017 ((2 year, 45 days))

Party               : Bhartiya Janta Party

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11. Jammu and Kashmir

Chief Minister: vacant (Governor's rule)

Since               : 20 December 2018 (257 days)

Party               : *

12. Jharkhand

Chief Minister: Hemant Soren

Since               : 29 December 2019 ( 43 days)

Party               :Jharkhand Mukti Morcha

13.Karnataka

Chief Minister: B. S. Yeddyurappa 

Since               : 26 July 2019 (119 days)

Party               : BJP

14.  Kerala

Chief Minister: Pinarayi Vijayan

Since               : 25 May 2016 (3 years, 261 days)

Party               : Communist Party of India (Marxist)

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15. Madhya Pradesh

Chief Minister: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Since               : 23 March 2020 

Party               : Bharatiya Janta Party

16. Maharashtra

Chief Minister: Uddhav Thackeray

Since               : Since 28 November 2019

Party               :  Shivsena

17. Manipur

Chief Minister: N. Biren Singh

Since               : 15 March 2017 (2 years, 232 days)

Party               :  Bharatiya Janta Party

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18. Meghalaya

Chief Minister: Conrad Sangma

Since               : 6 March, 2018 (1 year, 341 days)

Party               : National People's Party

19. Mizoram

Chief Minister: Zoramthanga

Since               : 15 December, 2918 (1 year, 57 days)

Party               : Mizo National Front

20. Nagaland

Chief Minister: Neiphiu Rio                         

Since               : 8 March, 2018 (1 year, 339 days)

Party               : Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party    

21. Odisha

Chief Minister: Naveen Patnaik

Since               : 5 March 2000 (19 years, 342 days)

Party               : Biju Janata Dal

22. Puducherry

Chief Minister: V. Narayanasamy

Since               : 6 June 2016 (3 years, 249 days)

Party               : Indian National Congress

23. Punjab

Chief Minister: Captain Amarinder Singh

Since               : 16 March 2017 (2 years, 331 days)

Party               : Indian National Congress

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24. Rajasthan

Chief Minister: Ashok Gehlot

Since               : 17 December. 2018 (169 days)

Party               : Indian National Congress

25. Sikkim

Chief Minister: Prem Singh Tamang

Since               : 27 May 2019 (259 days)

Party               : Sikkim Krantikari Morcha

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26. Tamil Nadu

Chief Minister: Edappadi K. Palaniswami

Since               : 16 February 2017 (2 years, 359 days)

Party               : All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

27. Telangana

Chief Minister: K. Chandrashekar Rao (KCR)

Since               : First (2 June 2014- 12 December 2018) & Second (13 December 2018 till present)

Party               :Telangana Rashtra Samithi

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28. Tripura

Chief Minister: Biplab Kumar Deb

Since               : 9 March, 2018 (1 year, 338 days)

Party               : Bharatiya Janata Party    

29. Uttar Pradesh

Chief Minister: Yogi Adityanath

Since               : 19 March 2017 (2 years, 328 days)

Party               : Bharatiya Janta Party

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30. Uttarakhand

Chief Minister: Trivendra Singh Rawat

Since               : 18 March 2017(2 years, 329 days)

Party               : Bharatiya Janta Party

31. West Bengal

Chief Minister: Mamata Banerjee

Since               : 20 May 2011 (8 years, 266 days)

Party               : All India Trinamool Congress

Current lieutenant governors and administrators of Union Territories

1. Lieutenant Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands: Devendra Kumar Joshi (8 October 2017)                            

2. The administrator of Chandigarh: V. P. Singh Badnore (22 August 2016)   

3. The administrator of Dadra and Nagar Haveli & Daman and Diu: Praful Khoda Patel  (30 December 2016)         

4. Lieutenant Governor of Delhi   : Anil Baijal (31 December 2016)

5.  The administrator of Lakshadweep: Farooq Khan (6 September 2016)

6. Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry:  Kiran Bedi (29 May 2016)

7.  Lieutenant Governors of Ladakh: Radha Krishna Mathur

8  Lieutenant Governors of Jammu and Kashmir Girish Chandra Murmu 

Important facts:

Sikkim's Pawan Kumar Chamling has the longest incumbency; he is serving since December 1994 for 22 years. Virbhadra Singh of Himachal Pradesh is the oldest Chief Minister in India while Arunachal Pradesh's Pema Khandu is the youngest CM in the country.

List of Indian states and Chief Ministers are:-

State/UT

Chief Ministers

1. Andhra Pradesh

Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy  

2. Arunachal Pradesh 

Pema Khandu

3. Assam

Sarbananda Sonowal

4. Bihar

Nitish Kumar

5. Chhattisgarh

Bhupesh Baghel

6. Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal

7. Goa

Pramod Sawant

8. Gujarat

Vijay Rupani

9. Haryana

Manohar Lal Khattar

10. Himachal Pradesh

Jai Ram Thakur

11.Jammu and Kashmir

Vacant (Governor’s rule)

12. Jharkhand

Hemant Soren

13. Karnataka

 B. S. Yeddyurappa

14. Kerala

Pinarayi Vijayan

15. Madhya Pradesh

Shivraj Singh Chouhan 

16. Maharashtra

Uddhav Thackeray

17. Manipur

N. Biren Singh

18. Meghalaya

Conrad Sangma

19. Mizoram

Zoramthanga

20. Nagaland

Neiphiu Rio

21. Odisha

Naveen Patnaik

22. Puducherry

V. Narayanasamy

23. Punjab

Amarinder Singh

24. Rajasthan

Ashok Gehlot

25. Sikkim

Prem Singh Tamang

26. Tamil Nadu

Edappadi K. Palaniswami

27. Telangana

K. Chandrashekar Rao (KCR)

28. Tripura

Biplab Kumar Deb

29. Uttar Pradesh

Yogi Adityanath     

30. Uttarakhand

Trivendra Singh Rawat

31. West Bengal

Mamata Banerjee

So the above list says that there is just one woman Chief Minister in the whole country i.e. Mamata Banerjee in the West Bengal. Now after the revoke of article 370; Jammu and Kashmir state has become a Union territory with Legislative Assembly. This list of Chief Ministers of the Indian state is very important for all the competitive exams.

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