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List of Chief Ministers in India @ 2015

National-EmblemThe BJP, which is ruling at the centre, is in power in seven states – Chhattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, while it is a partner in the government in four other states – Andhra Pradesh, Punjab, Maharashtra, Jammu & Kashmir. In Maharashtra, it is the major partner and Shiv Sena remains a junior ally. BJP is the junior partner in Punjab (Akali Dal), Jammu & Kashmir (PDP) and Andhra Pradesh (TDP).

The Congress is in power in nine Indian states – Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Karnaaka, Uttarakhand. Five out of these states are in North East region. The party does not share power in any of the states.

Other notable regional parties that are in power, include Samajwadi Party (Uttar Pradesh), JD-U (Bihar), Trinamool Congress (West Bengal), AIADMK (Tamil Nadu), Biju Janata Dal (Odisha), TRS (Telangana) and Aam Aadmi Party (Delhi). The CPI(M) is in power in Tripura.

List of Chief Ministers, States, Political Affiliation:

Andhra Pradesh – Shri Nara Chandrababu Naidu (Telugu Desam Party)
Arunachal Pradesh – Shri Nabam Tuki (Congress)
Assam – Shri Tarun Gogoi (Congress)
Bihar – Shri Nitish Kumar (JD-U)
Chhattisgarh – Dr. Raman Singh (BJP)
Delhi (NCT) – Shri Arvind Kejriwal (Aam Aadmi Party)
Goa – Shri Laxmikant Parsekar (BJP)
Gujarat – Smt. Anandiben Patel (BJP)
Haryana  – Shri Manohar Lal Khattar (BJP)
Himachal Pradesh – Shri Virbhadra Singh (Congress)
Jammu and Kashmir – Shri Mufti Mohammad Sayeed (PDP)
Jharkhand – Shri Raghubar Das (BJP)
Karnataka – Shri Siddaramaiah (Congress)
Kerala – Mr Oommen Chandy (Congress)
Madhya Pradesh – Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan (BJP)
Maharashtra – Shri Devendra Fadnavis (BJP)
Manipur – Shri Okram Ibobi Singh (Congress)
Meghalaya – Dr. Mukul Sangma (Congress)
Mizoram – Shri Lal Thanhawla (Congress)
Nagaland – Shri. T R Zeliang (Nagaland People’s Front)
Odisha – Shri Naveen Patnaik (BJD)
Puducherry (UT) – Shri N. Rangasamy (All India N.R Congress)
Punjab – Shri Parkash Singh Badal (Akali Dal)
Rajasthan – Smt. Vasundhara Raje (BJP)
Sikkim – Shri Pawan Kumar Chamling (Sikkim Democratic Front)
Tamil Nadu – Selvi J. Jayalalithaa (AIADMK)
Telangana – Shri K Chandrasekhar Rao (Telangana Rashtra Samiti)
Tripura – Shri Manik Sarkar (CPI-M)
Uttar Pradesh – Shri Akhilesh Yadav (Samajwadi Party)
Uttarakhand – Shri Harish Rawat (Congress)
West Bengal – Km. Mamata Banerjee (West Bengal).

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