India is one of the biggest democratic Countries in the world that allows its citizens to vote and elect their representative for each state. After all, to execute the emerging power, there is a need of deserving leaders, who could represent the State and work for the welfare of their citizens.
The Chief Minister is the representative head of the council of ministers in a state. There are 29 states and 7 Union Territories in India at present.
The CM is known as the real head of the state with ‘de facto executive powers’ unlike Deputy CM and Governors, who are ‘de jure heads’.
Do you know the names of all the Chief Ministers of India? Well, this is the most crucial topic of General Knowledge about which every Indian citizen and especially the Government Jobs 2018 Aspirants must know.
Here in this blog, we have provided the detailed list of Chief Ministers of India along with their State’s names and pictures. You can also see their roles and responsibilities below -
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.
The role and powers of a CM are not less than a Prime Minister of our country. Some of them are given below –
He has the power to select the members and form a council of ministers to execute the different organizations in a state.
CM is considered as the Link between the Governor and Council of Ministers. He represents his entire team. He has the power to decide the economic growth, budget, Infrastructures, and overall development of the state.
He is the chief spokesperson of the government, who interacts with the citizens and media explaining the government policies, welfare and development of the state.
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As you have gone through the necessary roles & duties of the Chief Ministers of Indian States, now it’s time to unveil their names. Let’s go through the current representatives from the chief minister list given below -
|States||Chief Minister of India||Pictures|
|Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh||Nara Chandrababu Naidu|
|Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh||Pema Khandu|
|Chief Minister of Assam||Sarbananda Sonowal|
|Chief Minister of Bihar||Nitish Kumar|
|Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh||Raman Singh|
|Goa Chief Minister||Manohar Parrikar|
|Chief Minister of Gujarat||Vijay Ramniklal Rupani|
|Chief Minister of Haryana||Manohar Lal|
|Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh||Jai Ram Thakur|
|Jammu and Kashmir||Mehbooba Mufti Sayeed|
|Chief Minister of Jharkhand||Raghubar Das|
|Chief Minister of Karnataka||Siddaramaiah|
|Chief Minister of Kerala||Pinarayi Vijayan|
|Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh||Shivraj Singh Chouhan|
|Chief Minister of Maharashtra||Devendra Fadnavis|
|Chief Minister of Manipur||Nongthombam Biren Singh|
|Chief Minister of Meghalaya||Dr. Mukul Sangma|
|Chief Minister of Mizoram||Lal Thanhawla|
|Nagaland Chief Minister||T.R. Zeliang|
|Chief Minister of Odisha||Naveen Patnaik|
|Chief Minister of Punjab||Captain Amarinder Singh|
|Chief Minister of Rajasthan||Vasundhara Raje Scindia|
|Chief Minister of Sikkim||Pawan Kumar Chamling|
|Chief Minister of TamilNadu||Edappadi K. Palaniswami|
|Chief Minister of Telangana||K. Chandrasekhar Rao|
|Chief Minister of Tripura||Manik Sarkar|
|Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister||Yogi Adityanath|
|Chief Minister of Uttarakhand||Trivendra Singh Rawat|
|Chief Minister of West Bengal||Mamata Banerjee|
Union Territories are the independent states ruled directly by the Central Government. The representatives of Union Territories are known as Lieutenant Governors.
|Union Territories||Chief Ministers/Lieutenant Governors and Administrators||Pictures|
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||Devendra Kumar Joshi|
|Chandigarh||Vijayendrapal Singh Badnore|
|Dadar and Nagar Haveli||Praful Khoda Patel|
|Daman and Diu||Praful Khoda Patel|
|Chief Minister of Delhi||Arvind Kejriwal|
Vice or Deputy Chief Minister is the part of the council of ministers that represent the organization on behalf of the Chief Minister. The post of Deputy Chief Minister doesn’t exist in the Indian Constitution, they are the appended leaders.
Given below is the list of Deputy/Vice Chief Minister of India -
|States||Deputy Chief Minister of India||Pictures|
|Deputy CM of Andhra Pradesh||Nimmakayala Chinarajappa|
|Vice Chief Minister of Bihar||Sushil Kumar Modi|
|Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi||Manish Sisodia|
|Deputy Chief of Minister Goa||Francis D'souza|
|Deputy Chief Minister of Gujarat||Nitinbhai Ratilal Patel|
|Deputy Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir||Nirmal Singh|
|Deputy CM of Tamil Nadu||O. Panneerselvam|
|Deputy Chief Minister of Telangana||Mohammad Ali|
|Deputy CM of UP||Dr. Dinesh Sharma|
|Shri Keshav Prasad Maurya|
After getting introduced with the Current Chief Ministers of India do you want to get more knowledge about them?
If Yes! Here is the Collection of some Interesting and knowledge boosting facts that might be still unknown to you.
Many of you might be eager to know about the salary of the Chief Minister, right?
Whether we talk about Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Salary or Salary of Chief Minister of Delhi, all of them relish attractive amount with several pay allowances like constituency allowances, sumptuary allowances and many benefits accompanied with basic pay.
The salary of Chief Minister varies from state to state as per the Article 164 in Indian Constitutions and is decided by the respective State Legislature of India.
If we explore the list of longest serving Chief Minister of India, the name that comes at top is Jyoti Basu (Former Chief Minister West Bengal). He holds the record of Chief Minister for longest period in India of 23 years (1977-2000).
Other long time Chief Minister of India are - Narendra Modi, Sheila Dixit, Chandra Babu Naidu, who carried out the overall development in their respective states effectively throughout their lengthy career.
The power of women is not the story of the modern world, but they have proved their importance since past decades too.
Till now, sixteen women have served the Nation as CMs with their potential and practice.
Sucheta Kriplani 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), Mehbooba Mufti (Present Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir) are in Authorities.
How was your experience in getting introduced to the representatives of our country? This information is not only helpful for various Government Competitive Exams, but it will also enhance the individual’s basic knowledge and fundamentals for General Knowledge.
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