Chief Ministers of Gujarat

Gujarat has always been important to Indian culture and politics. There were total 15 Chief Ministers in Gujarat. Jivraj Narayan Mehta was appointed as first Chief Minister of Gujarat on May 1, 1960. Gujarat has seen development during the tenure of various Chief Ministers of Gujarat.

List of Chief Ministers of Gujarat

The list presented below is showing the Chief Ministers of Gujarat appointed till now. CM name with tenure and party name is showing in table.

S. No.Name of Chief MinistersFromToParty Name
1Jivraj Narayan Mehta1-May-603-Mar-62INC
2Jivraj Narayan Mehta3-Mar-6219-Sep-63INC
3Balwantrai Mehta19-Sep-6320-Sep-65INC
4Hitendra K Desai20-Sep-653-Apr-67INC
5Hitendra K Desai3-Apr-676-Apr-71INC
6Hitendra K Desai7-Apr-7112-May-71INC
President’s Rule12-May-7117-Mar-72NA
7Ghanshyam Oza17-Mar-7217-Jul-73INC
8Chimanbhai Patel18-Jul-739-Feb-74INC
President’s Rule9-Feb-7418-Jun-75
9Babubhai J. Patel18-Jun-7512-Mar-76Janata Front (INC(O) + BJS+ BLD + SP)
President’s rule12-Mar-7624-Dec-76NA
10Madhav Singh Solanki24-Dec-7610-Apr-77INC
11Babubhai J. Patel11-Apr-7717-Feb-80JNP
President’s Rule17-Feb-807-Jun-80JNP
12Madhav Singh Solanki7-Jun-8010-Mar-85INC
13Madhav Singh Solanki11-Mar-856-Jul-85INC
14Amarsinh Chaudhary6-Jul-859-Dec-89INC
15Madhav Singh Solanki10-Dec-894-Mar-90INC
16Chimanbhai Patel4-Mar-9025-Oct-90JD(G) + JD + BJP
17Chimanbhai Patel25-Oct-9017-Feb-94JD(G) + JD + INC
18Chhabildas Mehta17-Feb-9414-Mar-95INC
19Keshubhai Patel14-Mar-9521-Oct-95BJP
20Suresh Mehta21-Oct-9519-Sep-96BJP
President’s Rule19-Sep-9623-Oct-96NA
21Shankersinh Vaghela23-Oct-9627-Oct-97RJD
22Dilip Parikh28-Oct-974-Mar-98RJD
23Keshubhai Patel4-Mar-986-Oct-01BJP
24Narendra Modi7-Oct-0122-Dec-02BJP
25Narendra Modi22-Dec-0222-Dec-07BJP
26Narendra Modi23-Dec-0720-Dec-12BJP
27Narendra Modi20-Dec-1222-May-14BJP
28Anandiben Patel Ghatlodiya22-May-145-Aug-16BJP
29Vijay Rupani7-Aug-16IncumbentBJP

First CM of Gujarat was Mr. Jivraj Narayan Mehta and Current CM of Gujarat is Mr. Vijay Rupani of Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP). Mr. Narendra Modi served the longest tenure as Chief Minister of Gujarat.

Also Check: Gujarat Opinion Poll and Gujarat MLA List 2012.

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