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List of Chief Ministers of Gujarat

The state of Gujarat came into existence on May 1, 1960 after the Bombay State was divided. Since then, Gujarat State has a unicameral assembly. The Chief Minister of Gujarat heads the government along with his council of ministers.

Narendra Modi has held the post the longest, while Madhav Singh Solanki, along with Narendra Modi, holds the record for most terms as the Chief Minister of Gujarat, both having served four terms.

List of Chief Ministers

It follows:[1]

Colour key for parties
# Name Portrait Tenure commencement Tenure end Term Political party Duration
1 Jivraj Narayan Mehta 1 May 1960 3 March 1962 1 Indian National Congress 1238 Days
3 March 1962 19 September 1963 2
2 Balwantrai Mehta 70px 19 September 1963 20 September 1965 1 733 Days
3 Hitendra K Desai 20 September 1965 3 April 1967 1 2062 Days
3 April 1967 6 April 1971 2
7 April 1971 12 May 1971 3
President's rule 12 May 1971 17 March 1972
4 Ghanshyambhai C. Oza 17 March 1972 17 July 1973 1 Indian National Congress 488 Days
5 Chimanbhai Patel 18 July 1973 9 February 1974 1 207 Days
President's rule 9 February 1974 18 June 1975
6 Babubhai J. Patel 18 June 1975 12 March 1976 1 Janata Front (INC(O) + BJS + BLD + SP) 211 Days
President's rule 12 March 1976 24 December 1976
7 Madhav Singh Solanki 24 December 1976 10 April 1977 1 Indian National Congress 108 Days
(6) Babubhai J. Patel 11 April 1977 17 February 1980 2 Janata Party 1042 Days [Total 1253 Days]
President's rule 17 February 1980 7 June 1980
(7) Madhav Singh Solanki 7 June 1980 10 March 1985 2 Indian National Congress
11 March 1985 6 July 1985 3 1856 Days
8 Amarsinh Chaudhary 6 July 1985 9 December 1989 1 1618 Days
(7) Madhav Singh Solanki 10 December 1989 4 March 1990 4 85 Days [Total 2049 Days]
(5) Chimanbhai Patel 4 March 1990 25 October 1990 2 JD(G) + JD + BJP 230 Days [Total 1652 Days]
(5) Chimanbhai Patel 25 October 1990 17 February 1994 2 JD(G) + JD + INC 1215 Days [Total 1652 Days]
9 Chhabildas Mehta 17 February 1994 14 March 1995 1 Indian National Congress 391 Days
10 Keshubhai Patel 14 March 1995 21 October 1995 1 Bharatiya Janata Party 221 Days
11 Suresh Mehta 21 October 1995 19 September 1996 1 334 Days
President's rule 19 September 1996 23 October 1996
12 Shankersinh Vaghela 70px 23 October 1996 27 October 1997 1 Rashtriya Janata Party 370 Days
13 Dilipbhai Ramanbhai Parikh 28 October 1997 4 March 1998 1 128 Days
(10) Keshubhai Patel 4 March 1998 6 October 2001 2 Bharatiya Janata Party
14 Narendra Modi 7 October 2001 22 December 2002 1 4639 Days
22 December 2002 22 December 2007 2
23 December 2007 20 December 2012 3
20 December 2012 Incumbent 4

References

  • History of 'Gujarat Ministry' from 1960
  • Chief Ministers of Gujarat

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