Last Updated: 6 April 2023
There are currently 10 Deputy Chief Ministers in India but before we get into the list of Current Deputy Chief Ministers of India, let’s have a quick intro about them.
The Deputy Chief Minister is a member of the state government. While not a constitutional office, it seldom carries any specific powers. A Deputy Chief Minister usually also holds a cabinet portfolio such as the Ministry of Home Affairs or the Ministry of Finance.
The position of Deputy Chief Minister is used to bring political stability and strength to a coalition government.
Facts About Deputy Chief Ministers
- In the parliamentary system of government, the Chief Minister is treated as the “First Among Equals” in the cabinet.
- Currently, 10 out of the 28 Indian States have Deputy Chief Ministers.
- Out of these 10 States, Andhra Pradesh has five Deputy Chief Ministers, while Meghalaya, Nagaland, and Uttar Pradesh have two Deputy Chief Ministers each. No other states and union territories have more than one Deputy Chief Minister in office.
- List of Deputy Chief Ministers and their Parties:
- Yuvajana Shramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP): 5
- Bharatiya Janata Party: 6
- National People’s Party: 2
- Jannayak Janta Party: 1
- Indian National Congress: 1
- Mizo National Front: 1
- Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP): 1
- The longest-serving Deputy Chief Minister of India was Sushil Kumar Modi who served as Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar from the Bharatiya Janata Party. (Nov 2005 – Jun 2013)
- The first Deputy Chief Minister after the Chief Minister Post was O. Panneerselvam, Who served as deputy chief minister of Tamilnadu from All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK).
Deputy Chief Ministers Of India
|No.||State||Deputy Chief Minister||Party||Chief Minister|
|1||Andhra Pradesh||1) Amzath Basha Shaik Bepari|
2) Budi Mutyala Naidu
3) K. Narayana Swamy
4) Kottu Satyanarayana
5) Rajanna Dora Peedika
|YSRCP||Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy|
|2||Arunachal Pradesh||Chowna Mein||BJP||Pema Khandu|
|3||Bihar||Tejashwi Yadav||BJP||Nitish Kumar|
|4||Haryana||Dushyant Chautala||JJP||Manohar Lal Khattar|
|5||Himachal Pradesh||Mukesh Agnihotri||INC||Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu|
|6||Maharashtra||Devendra Fadnavis||BJP||Eknath Shinde|
|7||Meghalaya||1) Prestone Tynsong|
2) Sniawbhalang Dhar
|9||Nagaland||1) Yanthungo Patton|
2) T. R. Zeliang
|10||Uttar Pradesh||1) Keshav Prasad Maurya|
2) Brajesh Pathak
1) YSRCP: Yuvajana Shramika Rythu Congress Party
2) BJP: Bharatiya Janata Party
3) JJP: Jannayak Janta Party
4) INC: Indian National Congress
6) NPP: National People’s Party
7) MNF: Mizo National Front
8) NDPP: Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party
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