A Chief Minister is the elected head of government of a state of India.He or she is elected by legislators of the political party or coalition commanding an assembly majority, and serves a five-year term with a provision of re-election.
A Chief Minister must be:
- a citizen of India
- should be a member of the state legislature. If a person is elected chief minister who is not a member of the legislature, then he/she must become a member within six months.
- of 25 years of age or more
The chief minister is appointed by the Governor of the state, the swearing in is done before the governor of the state.
Tamil Nadu Secretariat Building
Duties and Responsibilities
The chief minister is the leader of the council of ministers. For example,The financial budget of the state will be prepared by Finance Minister with the consultation of Chief Minister.
The Chief minister will communicate to Governor,the head of the state about all decisions of the Council of Ministers relating to the administration of the affairs of the state and proposals for legislation.
In short,the Chief Minister is the key person who is responsible to maintain law and order in their respective State.
|2||Arunachal Pradesh||Itanagar||Nabam Tuki|
|5||Chhattisgarh||Raipur||Dr. Raman Singh|
|8||Haryana||Chandigarh||Bhupinder Singh Hooda|
|9||Himachal Pradesh||Shimla||Virbhadra Singh|
|10||Jammu and Kashmir||Srinagar||Omar Abdullah|
|14||Madhya Pradesh||Bhopal||Shivraj Singh Chauhan|
|16||Manipur||Imphal||Okram Ibobi Singh|
|17||Meghalaya||Shillong||Dr. Mukul Sangma|
|21||Punjab||Chandigarh||Parkash Singh Badal|
|23||Sikkim||Gangtok||Pawan Kumar Chamling|
|24||Tamil Nadu||Chennai||Ms. J. Jayalalithaa|
|26||Uttar Pradesh||Lucknow||Akhilesh Yadav|
|28||West Bengal||Kolkata||Ms. Mamata Banerjee|
|List of Chief Ministers of Indian Union Territories|
|No.||Union Territory||Chief Minister|
|2||Puducherry (Pondicherry)||N. Rangasamy|