Chief Ministers of Gujarat
In India, the government is led by the state’s chief minister. The nomination of the Chief Minister and other Ministers by the Governor is covered in Article 164 of the Indian Constitution. In 1960, the state of Gujarat was created by separating the then-Bombay along a linguistic line. Jivraj Narayan Mehta served as Gujarat’s first Chief Minister and was the first member of the Indian National Congress to lead the state after it was established.
Gujarat was established on 1 May 1960 after the Bombay State’s Gujarati-speaking provinces were separated from it as a result of the Mahagujarat agitation. Jivraj Narayan Mehta of the Indian National Congress served as the state’s first Chief Minister. Vijay Rupani and his Cabinet left Gujarat, and Bhupendra Patel was sworn in as the new chief minister.
List of Chief Ministers of Gujarat 1947-2023
Here’s the complete updated Chief Ministers of Gujarat (1947-2023):
|1||Bhupendrabhai Patel||13 Sep 2021||Present|
|2||Vijay Rupani||26 Dec 2017||13 Sep 2021|
|3||Vijay Rupani||07 Aug 2016||26 Dec 2017|
|4||Anandiben Patel||22 May 2014||07 Aug 2016|
|5||Narendra Modi||20 Dec 2012||22 May 2014|
|6||Narendra Modi||23 Dec 2007||20 Dec 2012|
|7||Narendra Modi||22 Dec 2002||22 Dec 2007|
|8||Narendra Modi||07 Oct 2001||22 Dec 2002|
|9||Keshubhai Patel||04 Mar 1998||06 Oct 2001|
|10||Dilip Parikh||28 Oct 1997||04 Mar 1998|
|11||Shankersinh Vaghela||23 Oct 1996||27 Oct 1997|
|12||President’s rule||19 Sep 1996||23 Oct 1996|
|13||Suresh Mehta||21 Oct 1995||19 Sep 1996|
|14||Keshubhai Patel||14 Mar 1995||21 Oct 1995|
|15||Chhabildas Mehta||17 Feb 1994||13 Mar 1995|
|16||Chimanbhai Patel||25 Oct 1990||17 Feb 1994|
|17||Chimanbhai Patel||04 Mar 1990||25 Oct 1990|
|18||Madhav Singh Solanki||10 Dec 1989||03 Mar 1990|
|19||Amarsinh Chaudhary||06 Jul 1985||09 Dec 1989|
|20||Madhav Singh Solanki||11 Mar 1985||06 Jul 1985|
|21||Madhav Singh Solanki||07 Jun 1980||10 Mar 1985|
|22||President’s rule||17 Feb 1980||06 Jun 1980|
|23||Babubhai J. Patel||11 Apr 1977||17 Feb 1980|
|24||Madhav Singh Solanki||24 Dec 1976||10 Apr 1977|
|25||President’s rule||12 Mar 1976||24 Dec 1976|
|26||Babubhai J. Patel||18 Jun 1975||12 Mar 1976|
|27||President’s rule||09 Feb 1974||18 Jun 1975|
|28||Chimanbhai Patel||17 Jul 1973||09 Feb 1974|
|29||Ghanshyam Oza||17 Mar 1972||17 Jul 1973|
|30||President’s rule||13 May 1971||17 Mar 1972|
|31||Hitendra Kanaiyalal||03 Apr 1967||12 May 1971|
|32||Hitendra Kanaiyalal||19 Sep 1965||03 Apr 1967|
|33||Balwantrai Mehta||19 Sep 1963||19 Sep 1965|
|34||Jivraj Narayan Mehta||03 Mar 1962||19 Sep 1963|
|35||Jivraj Narayan Mehta||01 May 1960||03 Mar 1962|
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Memorable Chief Ministers of Gujarat
Jivraj Narayan Mehta
Gujarat’s first chief minister was Jivraj Narayan Mehta. He was a medical student who finished his postgraduate work in London. Jivraj Narayan Mehta joined the freedom movement after his return from London and briefly worked as Mahatma Gandhi’s personal physician. He held a number of important positions after independence, including that of the first “Dewan” (Prime Minister) of the former Baroda State. After finishing his term as Chief Minister, he later served from 1963 to 1966 as India’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.
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The 14th and current Prime Minister of India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, served as Gujarat’s Chief Minister from 2001 to 2014. In 2001, he was appointed Chief Minister due to Keshubhai Patel’s deteriorating health. In addition, he held the title of Gujarat’s Chief Minister the longest. But after being chosen as Prime Minister in 2014, he gave up his position as Chief Minister. He was followed as Gujarat’s Chief Minister by Anandiben Patel.
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From 2014 to 2016, Anandiben Patel held the position of Gujarat’s first female chief minister. From 2002 to 2007, she served as the BJP’s Cabinet Minister for Education. On August 1, 2016, the day before she turned 75, she announced her resignation as chief minister. She now holds the position of Governor of Uttar Pradesh.
Gujarat’s current chief minister is Bhupendra Rajnikant Patel. Before being chosen as the MLA of Gujarat, he began his political career in Ahmedabad’s municipal councils. On September 12, 2021, Bhupendra Patel was overwhelmingly chosen to lead the BJP legislative party and serve as the Chief Minister of Gujarat following the resignation of Vijay Rupani.
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- Jivraj Narayan Mehta served as the state’s first chief minister.
- Gujarat’s longest-serving Chief Minister is Prime Minister Narendra Modi (2001-2014).
- Anandiben Patel is the state’s first female chief minister.
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Chief Ministers of Gujarat FAQs
Q) Who is the first chief minister of Gujarat?
Ans. Following the Mahagujarat Movement, the Gujarati-speaking areas of Bombay State were combined to form the state of Gujarat on May 1, 1960. INC member Jivraj Narayan Mehta served as the first chief minister.
Q) Which party is CM in Gujarat?
Ans. On September 13, 2021, Shri Bhupendra Rajnikant Patel was sworn in as Gujarat’s 17th Chief Minister. In the 2017 Gujarat assembly elections, Shri Bhupendrabhai Patel was elected as an MLA from the Ghatlodia constituency (Ahmedabad), where he started his political career as a member of the Memnagar municipality.
Q) How many years Modi Chief Minister in Gujarat?
Ans. From 2001 to 2014, Modi served as Gujarat’s chief minister. He is a Varanasi-born member of parliament. He belongs to both the right-wing Hindu nationalist paramilitary volunteer Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Q) Who is the governor of Gujarat 2022?
Ans. Governor Acharya Devvrat is Governor of Gujarat.
Q) Who is the first female chief minister of Gujarat?
Ans. Anandiben Mafatbhai Patel, an Indian politician who was born on November 21, 1941, is now the governor of Uttar Pradesh. She also held the governorships of Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh. She served as Gujarat’s first female chief minister.
Q) Who is the education minister of Gujarat?
Ans. Jitendrabhai Savjibhai Vaghani was appointed as a education minister when Bhupendra Patel became Chief Minister in September 2021.
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