List of current Indian deputy chief ministers

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The Deputy Chief Minister is a member of the state government. While not a constitutional office, it seldom carries any specific powers.[1] A deputy chief minister usually also holds a cabinet portfolio such as home minister or finance minister. In the parliamentary system of government, the Chief Minister is treated as the "first among equals" in the cabinet; the position of deputy chief minister is used to bring political stability and strength within a coalition government.

Currently, 14 out of the 28 states and 1 out of the 8 union territories have deputy chief ministers. Out of these 15 states and union territories, Andhra Pradesh has five deputy chief ministers, while Bihar, Goa, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh have two deputy chief ministers each. No other states and union territories have more than one deputy chief minister in office.

Nine incumbents belong to the Bharatiya Janata Party, five incumbents belong to the YSR Congress Party, two incumbents belong to the Indian National Congress, and two incumbents belong to the National People's Party. No other party has more than one deputy chief minister in office.

Current Indian deputy chief ministers[edit]

Colour key for parties
State
(past deputy chief ministers)
Name Portrait Took office
(tenure length)
Party Chief Minister
(Party)
Ref
Andhra Pradesh
(list)
Alla Nani 8 June 2019
(2 years, 344 days)
YSR Congress Party Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy
(YSR Congress Party)
[2]
Amzath Basha Shaik Bepari
K. Narayana Swamy
Pushpasreevani Pamula
Dharmana Krishna Das 20 July 2020
(1 year, 302 days)
[3]
Arunachal Pradesh Chowna Mein The Agriculture Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, Shri Chowna Mein calling on the Union Minister for Agriculture, Shri Radha Mohan Singh, in New Delhi on September 17, 2014 (cropped).jpg 16 July 2016
(5 years, 306 days)
Bharatiya Janata Party Pema Khandu [4]
Assam Vacant
Bihar
(list)
Renu Devi Renu Devi Deputy CM.jpg 16 November 2020
(1 year, 183 days)
Bharatiya Janata Party Nitish Kumar [5]
Tarkishore Prasad Tarkishore Prasad.jpeg [6]
Chhattisgarh Vacant
Delhi
(list)
Manish Sisodia ManishSisodia (cropped).jpg 14 February 2015
(7 years, 93 days)
Aam Aadmi Party Arvind Kejriwal [7]
Goa
(list)
Manohar Ajgaonkar 28 March 2019 (3 years, 51 days) Bharatiya Janata Party Pramod Sawant [8]
Chandrakant Kavlekar 14 July 2019 (2 years, 308 days) [9]
Gujarat
(list)
Vacant
Haryana
(list)
Dushyant Chautala Dushyant Chautala.jpg 27 October 2019
(2 years, 203 days)
Jannayak Janta Party Manohar Lal Khattar [10]
Himachal Pradesh Vacant
Jammu and Kashmir
(list)
Vacant
(President's rule)
Jharkhand
(list)
Vacant
Karnataka
(list)
Vacant
Kerala
(list)
Vacant
Madhya Pradesh
(list)
Maharashtra
(list)
Ajit Pawar Ajit Pawar.jpg 30 December 2019
(2 years, 139 days)
Nationalist Congress Party Uddhav Thackeray [11]
Manipur
(list)
Yumnam Joykumar Singh The Deputy Chief Minister of Manipur, Shri Y. Joykumar Singh calling on the Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (IC), Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions (cropped).jpg 5 July 2020
(1 year, 317 days)
National People's Party N. Biren Singh [12]
Meghalaya
(list)
Prestone Tynsong A delegation from North Eastern States led by the Minister General Administration Home (Civil Defence And Home Guards) Public Health Engineering Relief And Rehabilitation (cropped).jpg 6 March 2018
(4 years, 73 days)
Conrad Sangma [13]
Mizoram Tawnluia 15 December 2018
(3 years, 154 days)
Mizo National Front Zoramthanga [14]
Nagaland
(list)
Yanthungo Patton The Nagaland Home Minister, Shri Yanthungo Patton meeting the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir, in New Delhi on November 09, 2016 (cropped).jpg 9 March 2018
(4 years, 70 days)
Bharatiya Janata Party Neiphiu Rio [15]
Odisha
(list)
Vacant
Puducherry
Punjab
(list)
Om Parkash Soni Om Parkesh Soni Official portrait 2017.jpg 20 September 2021
(240 days)
Indian National Congress Charanjit Singh Channi
Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa Official portrait 2017.jpg
Rajasthan
(list)
Vacant
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
(list)
Telangana
(list)
Tripura
(list)
Jishnu Dev Varma The Chief Minister of Tripura, Shri Biplab Kumar Deb and the Deputy Chief Minister, Shri Jishnu Debbarma calling on the Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh, in New Delhi on March 20, 2018 (cropped).jpg 9 March 2018
(4 years, 70 days)
Bharatiya Janata Party Biplab Kumar Deb [16]
Uttar Pradesh
(list)
Dinesh Sharma Shri Dinesh Sharma (cropped).jpg 19 March 2017
(5 years, 60 days)
Yogi Adityanath [17]
Keshav Prasad Maurya Shri Keshav Prasad Maurya (cropped).jpg
Uttarakhand Vacant
West Bengal
(list)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. "Of Deputy Chief Ministers and the Constitution". The Hindu. Retrieved 7 November 2017.
  2. Mayabrahma, Roja (2019-06-09). "Andhra Pradesh: Know about the five deputy chief ministers in YS Jagan's cabinet". www.thehansindia.com. Retrieved 2020-10-05.
  3. "Portfolio allocated to newly appointed ministers in Andhra cabinet". Business World. Retrieved 2020-10-05.
  4. Arunachal Pradesh Cabinet Ministers
  5. [1]
  6. [2]
  7. "Manish Sisodia deputy CM of delhi".
  8. Scroll Staff. "Goa: Manohar Ajgaonkar appointed deputy chief minister days after he quit MGP and joined BJP". Scroll.in. Retrieved 2020-10-05.
  9. Goa opposition leader Chandrakant Kavlekar Who joined BJP to be made deputy chief minister
  10. Khattar takes oath as Haryana CM, Dushyant Chautala as deputy CM
  11. Maharashtra Cabinet Expansion
  12. Manipur Governor reallocates portfolios to deputy chief minister. Jagran (Hindi). Retrieved 6 July 2020.
  13. "Prestone Tysong".
  14. "mizoram.nic.in".
  15. "BJP to get deputy cm in Nagaland". The Times of India.
  16. "Dev Varma appointed deputy CM". The Times of India.
  17. "UP get two deputy cm".

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