This article will give you the list of Chief Minister of Indian states. The list of Chief Ministers of India 2020 will give you the names of the personalities serving as the current Chief Ministers of Indian states, their term of office and the related political parties.
Knowing about the CM of India is important to ace the general awareness section of competitive exams. Direct and factual questions about Chief Ministers of Indian states, their office tenure and the political party they belong to are asked in general awareness sections of most of the competitive exams like UPSC, Bank, RRB, SSC, Insurance and other Government exams.
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Chief Ministers of India 2020 (State-Wise)
Usually, the term of office for Chief Ministers of India is for a maximum of five years but there is no limit to the number of terms a person can serve as CM of India.
As per the Gazette of India 2019 implemented from October 31, 2019, India has 28 States and 8 Union Territories with 31 Chief Ministers in India, 3 from the Union territories Jammu & Kashmir, Delhi, and Puducherry and 28 from States.
Who is a Chief Minister of India?
A Chief Minister is the elected head of the council of ministers in a state. He rules and regulates the functions of a particular state. The candidate who gets elected as the Chief Minister of a particular state oversees the everyday functioning of the state government.
CM of India is responsible for conveying all policies and decisions of the state to the people.
How is the Chief Minister of India Elected?
The Chief Ministers shall be appointed by the Governor says Article 164 of the Indian constitution. However, in no way the Governor is free to appoint any person as the CM of India for a particular state.
As per the Constitution, the Governor at the state level is the de jure head i.e. the legal head but the Chief Minister of Indian states is the (de facto executive) the real executive i.e. all the authority in that particular state rests with him.
After the elections to the state legislative assembly, the party with the majority of seats are invited by the Governor to form the Government. He appoints the CM of India for different states, whose council of ministers as a whole are responsible for the assembly.
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List of Chief Ministers of India 2020
The List of Chief Ministers in India for the year 2020 is as mentioned below:
|List of Chief Ministers of India 2020[State-Wise]|
|Chief Minister in India||State||Political Parties|
|Shri YS Jagan Mohan Reddy||Andhra Pradesh||YSR Congress Party|
|Shri Pema Khandu||Arunachal Pradesh||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Shri Sarbananda Sonowal||Assam||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Shri Nitish Kumar||Bihar||Janata Dal (United)+BJP|
|Shri Bhupesh Baghel||Chhattisgarh||Indian National Congress|
|Shri Arvind Kejriwal||Delhi (NCT)||Aam Aadmi Party|
|Shri Pramod Sawant||Goa||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Shri Vijaybhai R. Rupani||Gujarat||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Shri Manohar Lal||Haryana||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Shri Jairam Thakur||Himachal Pradesh||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Shri Hemant Soren||Jharkhand||Jharkhand Mukti Morcha + Indian National Congress|
|Vacant Since June 20, 2018||Jammu & Kashmir||Under President’s rule|
|Sri B. S. Yediyurappa||Karnataka||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Shri Pinarayi Vijayan||Kerala||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|Shri Kamal Nath||Madhya Pradesh||Indian National Congress|
|Shri N. Biren Singh||Manipur||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Uddhav Thackeray||Maharashtra||Shiv Sena + National Congress Party + INC|
|Shri Conrad Kongkal Sangma||Meghalaya||National People’s Party|
|Shri Pu Zoramthanga||Mizoram||Mizo National Front|
|Shri Neiphiu Rio||Nagaland||Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party|
|Shri Naveen Patnaik||Odisha||Biju Janata Dal|
|Shri. V. Narayanasamy||Puducherry (UT)||Indian National Congress|
|Shri Capt. Amarinder Singh||Punjab||Indian National Congress|
|Shri Ashok Gehlot||Rajasthan||Indian National Congress|
|Shri Prem Singh Tamang||Sikkim||Sikkim Krantikari Morcha|
|Thiru Edappadi K. Palaniswami||Tamil Nadu||All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam|
|Shri K Chandrasekhar Rao||Telangana||Telangana Rashtra Samithi|
|Shri Biplab Kumar Deb||Tripura||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Shri Yogi Aditya Nath||Uttar Pradesh||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Shri Trivendra Singh Rawat||Uttarakhand||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Km. Mamata Banerjee||West Bengal||All India Trinamool Congress|
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CM Of India – Important Facts
- Virbhadra Singh of Himachal Pradesh is the oldest Chief Minister in India
- Sikkim’s Pawan Kumar Chamling held office in December 1994 and has the longest tenure as the. He served for 22 years as the CM of Indian State.
- Pema Khandu Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh is the youngest state Chief Minister of India.
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Chief Ministers of India – Sample Questions
The relevance of the topic Chief Ministers in India 2020 for the competitive exams can be known only by going through variety and types of questions asked in the exam. Hence, given below are a few sample questions on Chief ministers of India list for candidates reference.
Q1. Conrad Sangma is the current Chief Minister (6 March 2018 – present) of which Indian state?
Answer (2) Meghalaya
Q2. _______ is the current Chief Minister of Odisha (29 May 2019 – present).
- Hemananda Biswal
- Naveen Patnaik
- Biju Patnaik
- Janaki Ballabh Patnaik
Answer (2) Naveen Patnaik
Q3. Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy is the current Chief Minister of _____(30 May 2019 – present).
- Andhra Pradesh
- Madhya Pradesh
Answer (1) Andhra Pradesh
Q4. Shivraj Singh Chouhan has sworn is as the Chief Minister of India 2020 (23 March 2020 – present) for which Indian state?
- Madhya Pradesh
Answer (3) Madhya Pradesh
Q5. Manik Sarkar served as the Chief Minister of which Indian state (11 March 1998 – 9 March 2018)?
- West Bengal
Answer (3) Tripura
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