The Chief Minister of Jharkhand serves as the chief executive of the Indian state of Jharkhand. According to the Constitution of India, the Governor holds the legal status as head of state, but actual executive authority rests with the Chief Minister. Following elections to the Legislative Assembly, the Governor of the state usually invites the majority party (or coalition) to form a government and the Governor appoints the Chief Minister, whose Council of Ministers is collectively answerable to the Assembly.
Jharkhand's Chief Minister: Quick Facts
|Current chief minister||Hemant Soren|
|Political party||Jharkhand Mukti Morcha|
|Term of office||5 years|
|Oath taking date||29 December 2019|
|First chief minister||Babulal Marandi|
Current Chief Minister of Jharkhand 2023
Hemant Soren is the 5th and current Chief Minister of Jharkhand from 2013 to 2014. He is also the working president of Jharkhand political party Jharkhand Mukti Morcha. He represents Barhet constituency in Jharkhand Legislative Assembly since 2014 and from 2019 to 2020 and Dumka from 2009 to 2014.
He was also the Deputy Chief Minister of Jharkhand from 2010 to 2013, Leader of the Opposition in the Jharkhand Assembly from 2015 to 2019, and a member of the Rajya Sabha from Jharkhand from 2009 to 2010.
History of Chief Minister of Jharkhand
Six people have served as Chief Minister of Jharkhand since its formation on 15 November 2000. The first Chief Minister of Jharkhand was Babulal Marandi from the Bharatiya Janata Party. After him, Arjun Munda became the second Chief Minister of Jharkhand, along with this he is the longest serving Chief Minister of Jharkhand, he served for more than five years in three terms, but never completed the full term.
The two chief ministers, Shibu Soren and his son Hemant Soren, represent the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) party. Shibu Soren's first term ended in just ten days, as he could not prove that he had the support of the majority of the House and was forced to resign. The state has also been ruled by Madhu Koda, who is one of the few independent MLAs to become the Chief Minister of any state. The state has also been under President's rule thrice during his reign.
Complete List of Chief Ministers of Jharkhand (2000-2023)
Here is the Latest updated Complete List of Jharkhand CM from 2000 to 2023 with Names, Service Period, and Political Parties Information:
|Name of chief minister||Take over||Discharge||Party/political party|
|Babulal Marandi||15 November 2000||17 March 2003||Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)|
|Arjun Munda||18 March 2003||01 March 2005||Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)|
|Shibu Soren||02 March 2005||11 March 2005||JMM|
|Arjun Munda||12 March 2005||14 September 2006||Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)|
|Madhu Koda||18 September 2006||24 August 2008||Independent|
|Shibu Soren||27 August 2008||18 January 2009||JMM|
President's Rule (19 January 2009-12 January 2009)
|Shibu Soren||30 December 2009||31 May 2010||JMM|
President's Rule (1 June 2010-10 September 2010)
|Arjun Munda||11 September 2010||18 January 2013||Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)|
President's Rule (18 January 2013-13 July 2013)
|Hemant Soren||13 July 2013||23 December 2014||Jharkhand Mukti Morcha|
|Raghuvar Das||28 December 2014||28 December 2019||Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)|
|Hemant Soren||28 December 2019||14 July 2021||Jharkhand Mukti Morcha|
|Ramesh Baiso||14 July 2021||Till now||Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)|
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