Chief Ministers and Governors of all States of India
Here, we provide you with the concise list of Chief Ministers and Governors of all States of India. This list is important and useful for all type of competitive exams. It is very important to know the Chief Ministers and Governors of all States of India.
As of August 2018
Who is the Chief Minister?
The Chief Minister is the leader of the Legislative Assembly of the State. On Chief Minister’s advice, the Governor exercises his functions in matters like summoning, proroguing or, if necessary, dissolving the Legislative Assembly. Appointment of the Chief Minister is formally made by the Governor. The usual practice is that after the General Election is over, the Governor invites the leader of the majority party in the State Legislature to become the Chief Minister.
If the Chief Minister resigns, the entire Council of Ministers is bound to resign. The CM has to keep a watchful eye on the public opinion at the time of formulating government policy and performing his functions. The Chief Minister can ask any minister to resign if he is not happy with his work. No law can be framed without the will of the Chief Minister. The Chief Minister is the principal advisor of the Governor. He takes the advice of the Chief Minister on all the issue.
Tenure of the Chief Minister is maximum for five years.
Who is the Governor?
The Governor is the chief executive of a State in India. The powers and functions of the Governor of Indian State resemble that of the President of the Union Government. The Governor is appointed by the President of India. He holds office during the pleasure of the President. Any citizen of 35 years of age and above is eligible but he must not hold any other office of profit, nor be a Member of Parliament or State Legislature.
Complete List of Chief Ministers and Governors of India
|Andhra Pradesh||N. Chandrababu Naidu||E. S. L. Narasimhan|
|Arunachal Pradesh||Pema Khandu||Brigadier BD Mishra (Retd)|
|Assam||Sarabananda Sonowal||Jagdish Mukhi|
|Bihar||Nitish Kumar||Satya Pal Malik|
|Chhattisgarh||Dr. Raman Singh||Balram Das Tandon|
|Delhi||Arvind Kejriwal||Anil Baijal (Lt. Governor)|
|Goa||Manohar Parrikar||Mridula Sinha|
|Gujarat||Vijaybhai R. Rupani||Om Prakash Kohli|
|Haryana||Manohar Lal Khattar||Kaptan Singh Solanki|
|Himachal Pradesh||Jairam Thakur||Kaptan Singh Solanki (Additional Charge)|
|Jammu and Kashmir||(State under Governor’s Rule)||Narinder Nath Vohra|
|Jharkhand||Raghuvar Das||Draupadi Murmu|
|Karnataka||HD Kumaraswamy||Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala|
|Kerala||Pinarayi Vijayan||P. Sathasivam|
|Madhya Pradesh||Shivraj Singh Chauhan||Anandiben Patel|
|Maharashtra||Devendra Fadnavis||C. Vidyasagar Rao|
|Manipur||N Biren Singh||Najma Heptulla|
|Meghalaya||Conrad Kongkal Sangma||Ganga Prasad|
|Nagaland||Neiphiu Rio||Padmanabha Acharya|
|Odisha||Naveen Patnaik||Professor Ganeshi Lal|
|Puducherry||V Narayanasamy||Kiran Bedi (Lt. Governor)|
|Punjab||Amarinder Singh||VP Singh Badnore|
|Rajasthan||Vasundhara Raje||Kalyan Singh|
|Sikkim||Pawan Kumar Chamling||Shriniwas Dadasaheb Patil|
|Tamil Nadu||Edappadi K. Palaniswami||Banwarilal Purohit|
|Telangana||K. Chandrashekar Rao||E. S. L. Narasimhan|
|Tripura||Biplab Kumar Deb||Keshari Nath Tripathi (Additional Charge)|
|Uttar Pradesh||Yogi Adityanath||Ram Naik|
|Uttarakhand||Trivendra Singh Rawat||Krishan Kant Paul|
|West Bengal||Mamata Banerjee||Keshari Nath Tripathi|