Chief Ministers of Tamilnadu
According to the Indian Constitution, the Chief Minister has de facto executive authority while the Governor serves as the de jure leader of each state. The state’s governor invites, in accordance with the results of the elections for the Legislative Assembly, the party or coalition that has the majority of seats to form the government.
M.K. Stalin of the DMK is scheduled to take the oath of office as the eighth Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on May 7, 2021, following the DMK’s resounding victory in the Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections 2021. He was Tamil Nadu’s first deputy chief minister from May 29, 2009, to May 15, 2011. He is the son of previous chief minister M. Karunanidhi. Tamil Nadu has had 11 Chief Ministers since 1952.
Following India’s independence, Madras State was established on January 26, 1950. It served as a model for the modern state of Tamil Nadu. The Madras State included what is now Tamil Nadu, as well as portions of Kerala, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh. It was divided into Andhra State in 1953 based on linguistic distinctions. Kerala and Mysore states were created as a result of the States Reorganization Act of 1956. The name Madras State was changed to Tamil Nadu on January 14, 1969.
List of Chief Ministers of Tamil Nadu
|1||M.K.Stalin||07 May 2021||Present|
|2||Edappadi K. Palaniswami||16 Feb 2017||03 May 2021|
|3||O. Panneerselvam||06 Dec 2016||15 Feb 2017|
|4||J. Jayalalithaa||24 May 2016||04 Dec 2016|
|5||J. Jayalalithaa||23 May 2015||23 May 2016|
|6||O. Panneerselvam||29 Sep 2014||22 May 2015|
|7||J. Jayalalithaa||16 May 2011||27 Sep 2014|
|8||M. Karunanidhi||13 May 2006||15 May 2011|
|9||J. Jayalalithaa||02 Mar 2002||12 May 2006|
|10||O. Panneerselvam||21 Sep 2001||01 Mar 2002|
|11||J. Jayalalithaa||14 May 2001||21 Sep 2001|
|12||M. Karunanidhi||13 May 1996||13 May 2001|
|13||J. Jayalalithaa||24 Jun 1991||13 May 1996|
|14||President’s rule||30 Jan 1991||24 Jun 1991|
|15||M. Karunanidhi||27 Jan 1989||30 Jan 1991|
|16||President’s rule||30 Jan 1988||27 Jan 1989|
|17||Janaki Ramachandran||07 Jan 1988||30 Jan 1988|
|18||V.R. Nedunchezhiyan||24 Dec 1987||07 Jan 1988|
|19||M. G. Ramachandran||10 Feb 1985||24 Dec 1987|
|20||M. G. Ramachandran||09 Jun 1980||15 Nov 1984|
|21||President’s rule||17 Feb 1980||09 Jun 1980|
|22||M. G. Ramachandran||01 Jul 1977||17 Feb 1980|
|23||President’s rule||31 Jan 1976||30 Jun 1977|
|24||M. Karunanidhi||15 Mar 1971||31 Jan 1976|
|25||M. Karunanidhi||10 Feb 1969||04 Jan 1971|
|26||V.R. Nedunchezhiyan||03 Feb 1969||10 Feb 1969|
|27||C. N. Annadurai||01 Mar 1967||03 Feb 1969|
|28||C. N. Annadurai||06 Mar 1967||14 Jan 1969|
|29||M. Bakthavatsalam||02 Oct 1963||06 Mar 1967|
|30||K. Kamaraj||15 Mar 1962||02 Oct 1963|
|31||K. Kamaraj||13 Apr 1957||01 Mar 1962|
|32||K. Kamaraj||13 Apr 1954||31 Mar 1957|
|33||C. Rajagopalachari||10 Apr 1952||13 Apr 1954|
|34||P. S. Kumaraswamy Raja||26 Jan 1950||10 Apr 1952|
|35||P. S. Kumaraswamy Raja||06 Apr 1949||26 Jan 1950|
|36||O. P. Ramaswamy Reddiyar||23 Mar 1947||06 Apr 1949|
|37||Tanguturi Prakasam||30 Apr 1946||23 Mar 1947|
|38||Governor’s Rule||29 Oct 1939||30 Apr 1946|
|39||C. Rajagopalachari||14 Jul 1937||29 Oct 1939|
|40||Kurma Venkata Reddy Naidu||01 Apr 1937||14 Jul 1937|
|41||Raja of Bobbili||24 Aug 1936||01 Apr 1937|
|42||P. T. Rajan||04 Apr 1936||24 Aug 1936|
|43||Raja of Bobbili||05 Nov 1934||04 Apr 1936|
|44||Raja of Bobbili||05 Nov 1932||05 Nov 1934|
|45||B. Munuswamy Naidu||27 Oct 1930||05 Nov 1932|
|46||P. Subbarayan||04 Dec 1926||27 Oct 1930|
|47||Raja of Panagal||19 Nov 1923||04 Dec 1926|
|48||Raja of Panagal||11 Jul 1921||11 Sep 1923|
|49||A. Subbarayalu Reddiar||17 Dec 1920||11 Jul 1921|
Chief Ministers of Madras
|1.||C. Rajagopalachari||10 April 1952 – 13 April 1954|
|2.||K. Kamaraj||13 April 1954 – 2 October 1963|
|3.||M. Bhakthavatsalam||2 October 1963 – 5 March 1967|
|4.||C. N. Annadurai||6 March 1967 – 13 February 1969|
Chief Ministers of Tamil Nadu Facts for UPSC
- With nearly 19 years in office, M. Karunanidhi is Tamil Nadu’s longest-serving chief minister.
- N. Janaki Ramachandran served as Tamil Nadu’s chief minister for the shortest period of time, only 23 days.
Chief Ministers of Tamil Nadu: FAQs
Q) Who is present CM of Tamil Nadu?
Ans. The eighth and current Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu is an Indian politician by the name of Muthuvel Karunanidhi Stalin (born 1 March 1953).
Q) Who is the first lady Chief Minister of Tamilnadu?
Ans. All India’s former chief minister of Tamil Nadu, Jayalalithaa the second-longest term belongs to Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, who served in that position until her passing in 2016
Q) How many chief ministers are there in Tamil Nadu?
Ans. In addition to V. R. Nedunchezhiyan, who served as acting chief minister twice since 1952, Tamil Nadu has had 12 chief ministers.
Q) How many MLA are there in Tamil Nadu?
Ans. The Indian state of Tamil Nadu has a unicameral legislature known as the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly. It has 234 members, all of whom were democratically chosen using the First-past-the-post method.
Q) Which party is in Tamil Nadu?
Ans. Current ruling party ofTamil Nadu is Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Q) Who is the education minister of Tamil Nadu 2022?
Ans. Anbil Mahesh Poyyamozhi is the education minister of Tamil Nadu 2022.
Q) Who is the health minister of Tamil Nadu 2021?
Ans. Subramanian is a Tamil Indian lawyer, businessman, and politician. He has held the position of Minister for Health and Family Welfare for the state of Tamil Nadu since May 7th, 2021.
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