Published on September 1, 2020

Indian Governors and Chief Ministers


Governors of India is the head of the 29 Indian states and 7 Union territories. Although the governors of union territory called as lieutenant governors. They are the citizen of India, elected or appointed by the president of India and need to be at least 35 years old.

Chief Ministers of India is the head of the government of the states. Except for union territories Delhi and Pondicherry, no union territories have chief ministers. They are the citizen of India elected through a majority in the state legislative assembly and they need to be at least 25 years old.

Role of Governors

  • Governors appoint chief minister, Advocate General and chancellor and the state universities.
  • The State budget needs prior approval from the governor of the states.
  • Governor can summon state legislature and prorogues them.
  • The governor can dissolve the State Legislative Assembly.
  • Governor can rule the state in the absence of Chief Minister.
  • They can impose emergency to the states.

Role of Chief Minister

  • Chief Minister is the head of the state legislative assembly and they can remove the ministers of the states.
  • They advise and help the governor of the states in decision making and appointment of ministers of the state council.

Articles Related to Governors

  • Article 153– There should be a governor in all states.
  • Article 155 – Appointment of the governor of the states.
  • Article 157 – Eligibility criteria of the as a governor of the state.
  • Article 158– Office of the governor.

Articles Related to Chief Minister

  • Article 163 – Chief Minister will be head of the council of minister and advice the governor of the states.
  • Article 164 – Chief Minister shall be appointed by the governor.
  • Article 167 – Chief Ministers’ duty regarding furnishing of information to the Governor, and so on.

List of Current Governors and Chief Ministers of India

List of Current Governors of India

State Governor
Andhra Pradesh Biswabhusan Harichandan
Arunachal Pradesh B. D. Mishra
Assam Jagdish Mukhi
Bihar Phagu Chauhan
Chhattisgarh Anusuiya Uikey
Goa Satya Pal Malik
Gujarat Acharya Devvrat
Haryana Satyadev Narayan Arya
Himachal Pradesh Bandaru Dattatreya
Jharkhand Draupadi Murmu
Karnataka Vajubhai Vala
Kerala Arif Mohammad Khan
Madhya Pradesh Lalji Tandon
Maharashtra Bhagat Singh Koshyari
Manipur Najma Heptulla
Meghalaya Tathagata Roy
Mizoram P. S. Sreedharan Pillai
Nagaland R. N. Ravi
Odisha Ganeshi Lal
Punjab V. P. Singh Badnore
Rajasthan Kalraj Mishra
Sikkim Ganga Prasad
Tamil Nadu Banwarilal Purohit
Telangana Tamilisai Soundararajan
Tripura Ramesh Bais
Uttar Pradesh Anandiben Patel
Uttarakhand Baby Rani Maurya
West Bengal Jagdeep Dhankhar

List of Current Lieutenant Governors of India

Union Territory Lieutenant Governors
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Devendra Kumar Joshi
Delhi Anil Baijal
Jammu and Kashmir G. C. Murmu
Ladakh R. K. Mathur
Puducherry Kiran Bedi
Chandigarh V. P. Singh Badnore
Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu Praful Khoda Patel
Lakshadweep Dineshwar Sharma

List of Current Chief Minister of India

State Chief Minister
Andhra Pradesh Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy
Arunachal Pradesh Pema Khandu
Assam Sarbananda Sonowal
Bihar Nitish Kumar
Chhattisgarh Bhupesh Baghel
Delhi Arvind Kejriwal
Goa Pramod Sawant
Gujarat Vijay Rupani
Haryana Manohar Lal Khattar
Himachal Pradesh Jai Ram Thakur
Jharkhand Hemant Soren
Karnataka B. S. Yediyurappa
Kerala Pinarayi Vijayan
Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan
Maharashtra Uddhav Thackeray
Manipur N. Biren Singh
Meghalaya Conrad Sangma
Mizoram Zoramthanga
Nagaland Neiphiu Rio
Odisha Naveen Patnaik
Puducherry V. Narayanasamy
Punjab Amarinder Singh
Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot
Sikkim Prem Singh Tamang
Tamil Nadu Edappadi K. Palaniswami
Telangana K. Chandrashekhar Rao
Tripura Biplab Kumar Deb
Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath
Uttarakhand Trivendra Singh Rawat
West Bengal Mamata Banerjee
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