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List of Chief Ministers of Bihar 2022, Bihar CM List

Chief Ministers of Bihar

On August 10, 2020, Tejashwi Yadav was sworn in as the state’s Deputy Chief Minister, while Nitish Kumar was sworn in as the state’s Chief Minister for the eighth time. After Nitish Kumar’s Janata Dal (U) joined forces with Tejashwi Yadav’s Rashtriya Janata Dal to create a government, both leaders came together. The Governor is the de facto executive head of the state under the Indian Constitution, but the Chief Minister is the de jure head.

In its history, Bihar has had 23 Chief Ministers. Sri Krishna Sinha served as Bihar’s first chief minister. He has been the chief minister of Bihar for 14 years and 304 days. The CM of Bihar with the shortest tenure, Satish Prasad Singh, served for five days in 1968.

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List of Chief Ministers(CM) of Bihar

Here’s the complete List of Chief Ministers of Bihar from 1947 to 2022:

Sl. No.

Chief Ministers

From

To

1 Krishna Singh Apr 2, 1946 Jan 31, 1961
2 Deep Narayan Singh Feb 1, 1961 Feb 18, 1961
3 Binodanand Jha Feb 18, 1961 Oct 2, 1963
4 K. B. Sahay Oct 2, 1963 Mar 5, 1967
5 Mahamaya Prasad Sinha Mar 5, 1967 Jan 28, 1968
6 Satish Prasad Singh Jan 28, 1968 Feb 1, 1968
7 B. P. Mandal Feb 1, 1968 Mar 2, 1968
8 Bhola Paswan Shastri Mar 22, 1968 Jun 29, 1968
President’s rule Jun 29, 1968 Feb 26, 1969
9 Harihar Singh Feb 26, 1969 Jun 22, 1969
10 Bhola Paswan Shastri Jun 22, 1969 Jul 4, 1969
President’s rule Jul 6, 1969 Feb 16, 1970
11 Daroga Prasad Rai 16 February. 1970 Dec 22, 1970
12 Karpoori Thakur Dec 22, 1970 Jun 2, 1971
13 Bhola Paswan Shastri Jun 2, 1971 Jan 9, 1972
President’s rule Jan 9, 1972 Mar 19, 1972
14 Kedar Pandey Mar 19, 1972 Jul 2, 1973
15 Abdul Gafoor Jul 2, 1973 Apr 11, 1975
16 Jagannath Mishra Apr 11, 1975 Apr 30, 1977
President’s rule Apr 30, 1977 Jun 24, 1977
17 Karpoori Thakur Jun 24, 1977 Apr 21, 1979
18 Ram Sundar Das Apr 21, 1979 Feb 17, 1980
President’s rule Feb 17, 1980 Jun 8, 1980
19 Jagannath Mishra Jun 8, 1980 Aug 14, 1983
20 Chandrashekhar Singh Aug 14, 1983 Mar 12, 1985
21 Bindeshwari Dubey Mar 12, 1985 Feb 13, 1988
22 Bhagwat Jha Azad Feb 14, 1988 Mar 10, 1989
23 Satyendra Narayan Sinha Mar 11, 1989 Dec 6, 1989
24 Jagannath Mishra Dec 6, 1989 Mar 10, 1990
25 Lalu Prasad Yadav Mar 10, 1990 Mar 28, 1995
President’s rule Mar 28, 1995 Apr 4, 1995
26 Lalu Prasad Yadav Apr 4, 1995 Jul 25, 1997
27 Rabri Devi Jul 25, 1997 Feb 11, 1999
President’s rule Feb 11, 1999 Mar 9, 1999
28 Rabri Devi Mar 9, 1999 Mar 2, 2000
29 Nitish Kumar Mar 3, 2000 Mar 10, 2000
30 Rabri Devi Mar 11, 2000 Mar 6, 2005
President’s rule Mar 7, 2005 Nov 24, 2005
31 Nitish Kumar Nov 24, 2005 May 20, 2014
32 Jitan Ram Manjhi May 20, 2014 Feb 22, 2015
33 Nitish Kumar Feb 22, 2015 Nov 20, 2015
34 Nitish Kumar Nov 20, 2015 Nov 16, 2020
35 Nitish Kumar Nov 16, 2020 Present

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Chief Ministers of Bihar Facts for UPSC

  • After Lalu Prasad Yadav, the former chief minister of Bihar, was found guilty in the Fodder Scam in 1997, his wife Rabri Devi was appointed to the position.
  • Together, Rabri Devi and Lalu Prasad Yadav ruled Bihar for about 15 years.
  • To elect members of the Bihar Legislative Assembly, the 2020 Bihar Legislative Assembly Election ran from October 28, 2020, to November 7, 2020.
  • Nitish Kumar has been in office as the incumbent since 22 February 2015.
  • Nitish Kumar took the oath of office and was sworn in as chief minister for the eighth time on August 10, 2022.

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Chief Ministers of Bihar: FAQs

Q Who is the 1 Chief Minister of Bihar?

Ans. Sri Krishna Sinha is the first Chief Minister of Bihar. His tenure was from Apr 2, 1946 to 31 Jan 1961

Q Who is the present vice Chief Minister of Bihar?

Ans. Present vice Chief Minister of Bihar Tejashwi Yadav since 10 August 2022

Q Who is IN power IN Bihar?

Ans. Political parties are Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Janata Dal (United) (JDU) are in power in Bihar

Q Who is the governor of Bihar 2022?

Ans. Phagu Chauhan is the current governor of Bihar.

Q Who is the first lady Chief Minister of Bihar?

Ans. Rabri Devi was appointed as Bihar’s first female chief minister on July 25, 1997, when her husband Lalu Prasad Yadav was compelled to resign because an arrest warrant had been issued for him in connection with the Fodder scam.

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