Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh

Current Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh

The current Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh is Jai Ram Thakur. He took oath on 27 December 2017 as Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh. Thakur is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He has served as an MLA in the Himachal Pradesh Assembly in 1998 and previously served as Cabinet Minister in BJP Government of Himachal Pradesh. Thakur has been elected to Himachal Pradesh Assembly from Seraj in Mandi. He won his first election in the year 1998 from the now delimited constituency of Chachiot (Seraj).

When was Jai Ram Thakur born?

Born: 6 January 1965.

Spouse of Jai Ram Thakur

Smt. Sadhana Thakur.

Parents of Jai Ram Thakur

Late Jhethu Ram Thakur and Brickoo Devi

Children of Jai Ram Thakur

Priyanka Thakur and Chandrika Thakur

Assembly constituency of Jai Ram Thakur

Chachiot (Seraj) constituency

Academic career

Jai Ram Thakur did his schooling from Government Senior Secondary school, Bagsiad. He did his graduation from Vallabh Govt. College in Mandi from where he obtained a BA degree and he further pursued his post-graduation course (M.A)from Panjab University in Chandigarh.

Political career of Jai Ram Thakur

Jai Ram Thakur became the Joint Secretary of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad(ABVP) of Himachal Pradesh in the year 1986. Later, he became the Organizing Secretary of ABVP in Jammu and Kashmir from the year 1989 to 1993. Thakur became the State Secretary of Bharatiya Janata Party Yuva Morcha in Himachal Pradesh in 1993 to 1995. In 1998 he was elected to the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly. In the year 2000 to 2003, he served as the Vice President of Bharatiya Janata Party in Himachal Pradesh. Later in 2003, Thakur was re-elected to Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly. In 2003 to 2005 he served as President of Bharatiya Janata Party Yuva Morcha in Himachal Pradesh. In 2007, 2012 and 2017 he was re-elected to Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly (for the fifth time in 2017) and on 27th December 2017, he became the Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh.

List of Chief Ministers (CM) of Himachal Pradesh

Sl. No.Name of Chief MinistersFromToParty
1Yashwant Singh ParmarMar 8, 1952Oct 31, 56INC
 State ceased to existOct 31, 1956Jul 1, 63The state was converted into a Union Territory
2Yashwant Singh Parmar[2]Jul 1, 1963Jan 28, 77INC
3Thakur Ram LalJan 28, 1977Apr 30, 77INC
 President's RuleApr 30, 1977Jun 22, 77 
4Shanta KumarJun 22, 1977Feb 14, 80JNP
5Thakur Ram LalFeb 14, 1980Apr 7, 83INC
6Virbhadra SinghApr 8, 1983Mar 8, 85INC
7Virbhadra SinghMar 8, 1985Mar 5, 90INC
8Shanta KumarMar 5, 1990Dec 15, 92BJP
 President's RuleDec 15, 1992Dec 3, 93 
9Virbhadra SinghDec 3, 1993Mar 23, 98INC
10Prem Kumar DhumalMar 24, 1998Mar 5, 03BJP
11Virbhadra SinghMar 6, 2003Dec 30, 07INC
12Prem Kumar DhumalDec 30, 2007Dec 25, 12BJP
13Virbhadra SinghDec 25, 201227 December 2017INC
13Jai Ram Thakur27 December 2017PresentBJP

Chief Ministers of India

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BiharMadhya PradeshSikkim
ChhattisgarhMaharashtraTamil Nadu
GujaratMizoramUttar pradesh
Himachal PradeshOrissaWest Bengal
Jammu Kashmir 

Last Updated on : December 30, 2017



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