Complete List of Chief Ministers and Governors of all States of India

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 September 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.

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Chief Ministers and Governors

Complete List of Chief Ministers and Governors of India

StateChief MinisterGovernor
Andhra PradeshN. Chandrababu NaiduE. S. L. Narasimhan
Arunachal PradeshPema KhanduBrigadier BD Mishra (Retd)
AssamSarabananda SonowalJagdish Mukhi
BiharNitish KumarLalji Tandon
ChhattisgarhDr. Raman SinghAnandiben Patel

(Additional Charge)

Delhi Arvind Kejriwal Anil Baijal (Lt. Governor)
GoaManohar ParrikarMridula Sinha
Gujarat Vijaybhai R. RupaniOm Prakash Kohli
Haryana Manohar Lal KhattarSatyadev Narayan Arya
Himachal PradeshJairam Thakur Kaptan Singh Solanki (Additional Charge)
Jammu and Kashmir(State under Governor’s Rule)Satya Pal Malik
Jharkhand Raghuvar DasDraupadi Murmu
KarnatakaHD KumaraswamyVajubhai Rudabhai Vala
KeralaPinarayi VijayanP. Sathasivam
Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh ChauhanAnandiben Patel
MaharashtraDevendra FadnavisC. Vidyasagar Rao
ManipurN Biren SinghNajma Heptulla
MeghalayaConrad Kongkal SangmaTathagata Roy
MizoramLal Thanhawla
Kummanam Rajasekharan
NagalandNeiphiu RioPadmanabha Acharya
OdishaNaveen PatnaikProfessor Ganeshi Lal
PuducherryV  NarayanasamyKiran Bedi (Lt. Governor)
PunjabAmarinder SinghVP Singh Badnore
RajasthanVasundhara RajeKalyan Singh
SikkimPawan Kumar ChamlingGanga Prasad
Tamil NaduEdappadi K. PalaniswamiBanwarilal Purohit
TelanganaK. Chandrashekar RaoE. S. L. Narasimhan
TripuraBiplab Kumar DebKaptan Singh Solanki
Uttar PradeshYogi AdityanathRam Naik
UttarakhandTrivendra Singh RawatBaby Rani Maurya
West BengalMamata BanerjeeKeshari Nath Tripathi

 

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