Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh (1952-2023):

Himachal Pradesh General Knowledge: Himachal Pradesh is a state located in western India. Shimla is the capital of Himachal Pradesh. It is bounded by Jammu and Kashmir in the north, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh in the south in the west and south-west, Uttarakhand in the south-east and Tibet in the east. The literal meaning of 'Himachal' region is 'zone of snowy mountains'. Himachal Pradesh is also called Land of Gods. The total area of Himachal Pradesh is 55,673 sq. km. Is.

Quick Info About Chief Ministers of Himachal Pradesh:-

Current Chief Minister Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu
Political party Indian National Congress
Oath taking date 11 December 2022
First Chief Minister Yashwant Singh Parmar

History of Himachal Pradesh: The influence of Aryans in Himachal Pradesh is older than the Rigveda. After the Anglo-Gorkha War, it came under British rule. Until 1857, it remained a part of the state of Punjab under the rule of Maharaja Ranjit Singh of Punjab. In 1950, this state was made a union territory, but in 1971, under the 'Himachal Pradesh State Act-1971', it was made the eighteenth state of India on 25 June 1971.

The estimated per capita income in Himachal Pradesh is higher than that of any other state in India. Hindus constitute 90% of the total population in the state. According to a 2005 survey by Transparency International, Himachal Pradesh is the second least corrupt state in the country after Kerala.

Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh: The present Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh is Sukhwinder Sukhu. Sukhwinder Sukhu has taken oath as the 15th Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh on 11 December 2022. Yashwant Singh Parmar was the first Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh.

List of Chief Ministers of Himachal Pradesh since 1952 -2022:

Number Name of the Chief Minister Take over Resignation Party/Political Party
1 Yashwant Singh Parmar 08 March 1952 31 October 1956 Indian National Congress
The state was converted into a Union Territory (from 31 October 1956 to 1 July 1963)
2 Yashwant Singh Parmar 01 July 1963 28 January 1977 Indian National Congress
3 Thakur Ram Lal 28 January 1977 April 30, 1977 Indian National Congress
President's Rule (30 April 1977 to 22 January 1977)
4 Shanta Kumar 22 June 1977 14 February 1980 Janata Party
5 Thakur Ram Lal 14 February 1980 April 07, 1983 Indian National Congress
6 Virbhadra Singh April 08, 1983 08 March 1985 Indian National Congress
7 Virbhadra Singh 08 March 1985 March 05, 1990 Indian National Congress
8 Shanta Kumar March 05, 1990 15 December 1992 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
President's Rule (from 15 December 1992  to 11 December 2022)
9 Virbhadra Singh 03 December 1993 March 23, 1998 Indian National Congress
10 Prem Kumar Dhumal 24 March 1998 March 05, 2003 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
11 Virbhadra Singh 06 March 2003 30 December 2007 Indian National Congress
12 Prem Kumar Dhumal 30 December 2007 25 December 2012 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
13 Virbhadra Singh 25 December 2012 26 December 2017 Indian National Congress
14 Jairam Thakur 27 December 2017 09 December 2022 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
15 Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu 11 December 2022 so far Indian National Congress

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