First Chief Ministers of Indian States

State First Chief Ministers
Andhra (State) Tanguturi Prakasham Pantulu (1953 - 1954)
Hyderabad (State) M.K. Vellodi (1950 - 1952)
Andhra Pradesh (United) Neelam Sanjiva Reddy (1956 - 1960)
Andhra Pradesh (Separated) N Chandrababu Naidu (2014 - )
Telangana K Chandrashekhar Rao (2014 - )
Arunachal Pradesh Prem Khandu Thungan (1975 - 1979)
Assam Gopinath Bordoloi* (1947 - 1950)
Bihar Sri Krishna Sinha** (1947 - 1961)
Chhattisgarh Ajit Jogi (2000 - 2003)
Delhi Chaudhary Brahm Prakash# (1952 - 1955)
Goa, Daman and Diu (UT) Dayanand Bandodkar (1963 - 1966)
Goa Pratap Singh Rane (1987 - 1990)
Gujarat Jivraj Narayan Mehta (1960 - 1963)
Haryana Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma (1966 - 1977)
Himachal Pradesh Yashwant Singh Parmar (1952 - 1956)
Jammu and Kashmir## Gulam Mohammed Sadiq (1965 - 1971)
Jharkhand Babu Lal Marandi (2000 - 2003)
Karnataka K. Chengalaraya Reddy (1947 - 1952) (State of Mysore)
Kerala E. M. S. Namboodiripad (1957 - 1959)
Madhya Pradesh Ravishankar Shukla (Nov 1956 - Dec 1956)
Bombay State B.G. Kher (1947 - 1952)
Maharashtra Yashwantrao Chavan (1960 - 1962)
Manipur Mairembam Koireng Singh (1963 - 1967)
Meghalaya Williamson A. Sangma (1970 - 1972)
Mizoram Ch. Chhunga (1972 - 1977)
Nagaland P. Shilu Ao (1963 - 1966)
Odisha Harekrushna Mahatab (1946 - 1950)
Punjab (United) Gopi Chand Bhargava (1947 - 1949)
Punjab (after division of Haryana) Giani Gurmukh Singh Musaffir (1966 - 1977)
Rajasthan Heera Lal Shastri (1949 - 1951)
Sikkim Kazi Lhendup Dorjee (1975 - 1979)
Madras State O.P. Ramaswamy Reddiyar % (1947 - 1949)
Madras State C. Rajagopalachari @(1952 - 1954)
Tamil Nadu C.N. Annadurai @@(Jan 1969 - Feb 1969)
Tripura Sachindra Lal Singh (1963 - 1971)
Uttar Pradesh Govind Ballabh Pant (1950 - 1954)
Uttarakhand Nityanand Swami (2000 - 2001)
West Bengal Prafulla Chandra Gosh (1947 - 1948)
  1. * Gopinath Bordoloi was the Prime Minister of Assam from February 1946 to August 1947.
  2. ** Shri Krishna Sinha was also the Chief Minister of Bihar before independence.
  3. # The office of the Chief Minister of Delhi was later abolished in 1956. Madan Lal Khurana became the Chief Minister when the office was re-established (by the sixty-ninth amendment act, 1991) in 1993.
  4. ## Before 1965, Jammu and Kashmir had a Prime Minister and Mehr Chand Mahajan was the first Prime Minister from 1947 to 1948.
  5. % Elections for this assembly were held prior to independence.
  6. @ After the first elections after independence in 1952.
  7. @@ After the state was renamed as Tamil Nadu.