First Chief Ministers of Indian States

First Chief Ministers of Indian States:

Who is the Chief Minister?

Each of the 29 states and 2 union territories (Delhi and Puducherry) of India is headed by a chief minister. According to the Constitution of India, the Governor is the legal head at the state level but in reality the executive authority is the Chief Minister. Here is a list of the first Chief Ministers of Indian states. Generally questions related to this list are asked in competitive exams.

If you are preparing for various competitive exams like: IAS, Teacher, UPSC, PCS, SSC, Bank, MBA and other government jobs, then you must know about the first Chief Ministers of all the states of India.

List of First Chief Ministers of all Indian States:

Indian state Name of chief minister Party/political party
First Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh Prem Khandu Thungan Indian National Congress
First Chief Minister of Assam Gopinath Bardaloi Indian National Congress
First Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Neelam Sanjiv Reddy Indian National Congress
First Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Govind Vallabh Pant Indian National Congress
First Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Nityananda Swami Bharatiya Janata Party
First Chief Minister of Odisha Harekrishna Mahatab Indian National Congress
First Chief Minister of Karnataka K. C. Reddy Indian National Congress
First Chief Minister of Kerala E. M. S. Namboodiripat Communist Party of India
First Chief Minister of Gujarat Dr. Jivraj Narayan Mehta Indian National Congress
First Chief Minister of Goa Dayanand Bandodkar Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP)
First Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Ajit jogi Indian National Congress
First Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Ghulam Mohammad Saddiq Indian National Congress
First Chief Minister of Jharkhand Babulal Marandi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
First Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu PS Kumaraswamy Raja Indian National Congress
First Chief Minister of Telangana Kalvakuntla Chandrasekhar Rao Telangana Rashtra Samithi
First Chief Minister of Tripura Sachindra Lal Singh Indian National Congress
First Chief Minister of Delhi Chaudhary Brahm Prakash Indian National Congress
First Chief Minister of Nagaland P. Shilu Ao Naga Nationalist Organization
First Chief Minister of Punjab Dr. Gopichand Bhargava Indian National Congress
First Chief Minister of West Bengal Prafulla Chandra Ghosh Indian National Congress
First Chief Minister of Bihar Shri Krishna Sinha Indian National Congress
First Chief Minister of Manipur M. Koirang Singh Indian National Congress
First Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Pandit Ravi Shankar Shukla Indian National Congress
First Chief Minister of Maharashtra Yashwant Rao Chavan Indian National Congress
First Chief Minister of Meghalaya Williamson A Sangma Indian National Congress
First Chief Minister of Rajasthan Hiralal Shastri Indian National Congress
First Chief Minister of Sikkim Kazi Lendup Dorji Khangsarpa Indian National Congress
First Chief Minister of Haryana Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Indian National Congress
First Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Yashwant Singh Parmar Indian National Congress

Important facts related to the Chief Ministers of India:

  • Gopinath Bordoloi was the Prime Minister of Assam from August 1947 to February 1946.
  • Shri Krishna Sinha was the Chief Minister of Bihar even before independence.
  • The post of Chief Minister of Delhi was abolished in 1956. The post was re-established in 1993 (by the 69th Amendment Act, 1991) when Madan Lal Khurana became the Chief Minister.
  • Before 1965, Jammu and Kashmir used to have a Prime Minister and Meher Chand Mahajan was the first Prime Minister of Jammu and Kashmir from 1947 to 1948.
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