List of deputy chief ministers of Maharashtra

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Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra
उप मुख्यमंत्री महाराष्ट्र राज्य
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Incumbent
Ajit Pawar

since 30 December 2019
Deputy Chief Minister's Office (Maharashtra)
StyleThe Honourable
StatusDeputy Head of Government
AbbreviationDCM
Member of
SeatMantralaya, Mumbai
NominatorChief Minister of Maharashtra
AppointerGovernor of Maharashtra
Term lengthAt the confidence of the assembly
5 years and is subject to no term limits.[1]
Inaugural holderNasikrao Tirpude (March 1978 – July 1978)
Formation5 March 1978
(44 years ago)
 (1978-03-05)

The Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra is the deputy head of the executive branch of the Government of Maharashtra and the second highest ranking minister of the Council of Ministers.

List of Deputy Chief Ministers of Maharashtra

Name Portrait Took Office Left Office Political Party Chief Minister Political Party
Nasikrao Tirpude[2] 5 March 1978 18 July 1978 Indian National Congress Vasantdada Patil Indian National Congress (Urs)
Sundarrao Solanke 18 July 1978 17 February 1980 Indian National Congress (Socialist) Sharad Pawar Indian National Congress (Socialist)
Ramrao Adik 2 February 1983 5 March 1985 Indian National Congress Vasantdada Patil Indian National Congress
Gopinath Munde[3][4] Gopinath Munde.jpg 14 March 1995 11 October 1999 Bharatiya Janata Party Manohar Joshi Shiv Sena
Narayan Rane
Chhagan Bhujbal[5] Chagan Bhujbal.jpg 18 October 1999 23 December 2003 Nationalist Congress Party Indian National Congress
Vijaysingh Mohite-Patil Vijaysinh Mohite Patil 2014-05-19 00-16.jpg 27 December 2003 19 October 2004 Sushilkumar Shinde
R R Patil R. R. Patil.jpg 1 November 2004 1 December 2008 Vilasrao Deshmukh
Chhagan Bhujbal (2) Chagan Bhujbal.jpg 8 December 2008 15 October 2009 Ashok Chavan
15 October 2009 10 November 2010
Ajit Pawar[6] Ajit Pawar.jpg 10 November 2010 25 September 2012 Prithviraj Chavan
25 October 2012 26 September 2014
23 November 2019 26 November 2019 Devendra Fadnavis Bharatiya Janata Party
30 December 2019 Present Uddhav Thackeray Shiv Sena

See also

References

  1. ^ Durga Das Basu. Introduction to the Constitution of India. 1960. 20th Edition, 2011 Reprint. pp. 241, 245. LexisNexis Butterworths Wadhwa Nagpur. ISBN 978-81-8038-559-9. Note: although the text talks about Indian state governments in general, it applies for the specific case of Maharashtra as well.
  2. ^ "Ex-deputy CM Nasikrao Tirpude dies | Mumbai News - Times of India". The Times of India. 20 May 2002. Retrieved 17 October 2021.
  3. ^ Sixteenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile : Munde, Shri Gopinath Pandurang
  4. ^ "Doughty fighter, Gopinath Munde had CM ambitions". The Economic Times. 3 June 2014. Retrieved 17 October 2021.
  5. ^ "NCP's Bhujbal is Maharashtra deputy CM". The New Indian Express. 26 October 2009. Retrieved 17 October 2021.
  6. ^ "Thackeray expands Maharashtra cabinet, Ajit Pawar is deputy CM". mint. 30 December 2019. Retrieved 17 October 2021.