List Of Current Deputy Chief Ministers Of India (2022 Updated)

Current Deputy Chief Ministers Of India

Last Updated: 4 April 2022

There are currently 17 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 states and 1 out of the 8 union territories have Deputy Chief Ministers.
  • Out of these 10 States and 1 Union Territory, Andhra Pradesh has five Deputy Chief Ministers, while Bihar and Uttar Pradesh have two Deputy Chief Ministers each. No other states and union territories have more than one Deputy Chief Minister in office.
  • 5 Deputy Chief Ministers belong to Yuvajana Shramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP), 7 Deputy Chief Ministers belong to Bharatiya Janata Party, and One Deputy Chief Minister each from Aam Aadmi Party, Jannayak Janta Party, Nationalist Congress Party, National People’s Party, and Mizo National Front.
  • 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.
  • 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.StateDeputy Chief MinisterPartyChief Minister
1Andhra Pradesh1) Alla Nani
2) Amzath Basha Shaik Bepari
3) K. Narayana Swamy
4) Pushpasreevani Pamula
5) Dharmana Krishna Das
YSRCPY. S. Jaganmohan Reddy
2Arunachal PradeshChowna MeinBJPPema Khandu
3Bihar1) Renu Devi
2) Tarkishore Prasad
BJPNitish Kumar
4DelhiManish SisodiaAAPArvind Kejriwal
5HaryanaDushyant ChautalaJJPManohar Lal Khattar
6MaharashtraAjit PawarNCPUddhav Thackeray
7MeghalayaPrestone TynsongNPPConrad Sangma
8MizoramTawnluiaMNFZoramthanga
9NagalandYanthungo PattonBJPNeiphiu Rio
10TripuraJishnu Dev VarmaBJPBiplab Kumar Deb
11Uttar Pradesh1) Keshav Prasad Maurya
2) Brajesh Pathak
BJPYogi Adityanath
Acronyms
1) YSRCP: Yuvajana Shramika Rythu Congress Party
2) BJP: Bharatiya Janata Party
3) AAP: Aam Aadmi Party
4) JJP: Jannayak Janta Party
5) NCP: Nationalist Congress Party
6) NPP: National People’s Party
7) MNF: Mizo National Front
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