Gopi Chand Bhargava was the first chief minister of Punjab served from 15th August 1947 to 13th April 1949. Rajinder Kaur Bhattal was the first female chief minister of Punjab. Let’s uncover the list of all chief ministers of Punjab starting from 1947 to 2021.
Charanjit Singh Channi took the oath as 16th Chief Minister of Punjab on 20 September 2021. We are listing below all chief ministers of Punjab starting from 1947 to 2021.
List of Chief Ministers of Punjab (1947-2021)
Check below the list of all CM of Punjab for the period 1947-2021:
|SL. No||Name of CM||Period||Party|
|1.||Gopi Chand Bhargava||15 August 1947 to 13 April 1949||Indian National Congress|
|2.||Bhim Sen Sachar||13 April 1949 to 18 October 1949||Indian National Congress|
|3.||Gopi Chand Bhargava||18 October 1949 to 20 June 1951||Indian National Congress|
|4.||Bhim Sen Sachar||17 April 1952 to 22 July 1953||Indian National Congress|
|22 July 1953 to 23 January 1956|
|5.||Partap Singh Kairon||23 January 1956 to 9 April 1957||Indian National Congress|
|9 April 1957 to 11 March 1962|
|11 March 1962 to 21 June 1964|
|6.||Gopi Chand Bhargava||21 June 1964 to 6 July 1964||Indian National Congress|
|7.||Ram Kishan||7 July 1964 to 5 July 1966||Indian National Congress|
|8.||Giani Gurmukh Singh Musafir||1 November 1966 to 8 March 1967||Indian National Congress|
|9.||Gurnam Singh||8 March 1967 to 25 November 1967||Akali Dal – Sant Fateh Singh
|10.||Lachhman Singh Gill||25 November 1967 to 23 August 1968||Punjab Janta Party
|11.||Gurnam Singh||17 February 1969 to 27 March 1970||Shiromani Akali Dal
|12.||Parkash Singh Badal||27 March 1970 to 14 June 1971||Shiromani Akali Dal
|13.||Giani Zail Singh||17 March 1972 to 30 April 1977||Indian National Congress|
|14.||Parkash Singh Badal||20 June 1977 to 17 February 1980||Shiromani Akali Dal
|15.||Darbara Singh||6 June 1980 to 6 October 1983||Indian National Congress (Indira|
|16.||Surjit Singh Barnala||29 September 1985 to 11 June 1987||Shiromani Akali Dal|
|17.||Beant Singh||25 February 1992 to 31 August 1995||Indian National Congress (Indira)|
|18.||Harcharan Singh Brar||31 August 1995 to 21 November 1996||Indian National Congress (Indira)|
|19.||Rajinder Kaur Bhattal||21 November 1996 to 11 February 1997||Indian National Congress (Indira)|
|20.||Parkash Singh Badal||12 February 1997 to 26 February 2002||Shiromani Akali Dal
|21.||Amarinder Singh||26 February 2002 to 1 March 2007||Indian National Congress|
|22.||Parkash Singh Badal||1 March 2007 to 14 March 2012||Shiromani Akali Dal
|14 March 2012 to 16 March 2017|
|23.||Amarinder Singh||16 March 2017 18th September 2021||Indian National Congress|
|24.||Charanjit Singh Channi||20th September 2021 to Incumbent||Indian National Congress|
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GK Questions on Chief Ministers of Punjab
Question 1: Who was the first chief minister of Punjab?
Answer: Gopi Chand Bhargava
Question 2: Who was the first female chief minister of Punjab?
Answer: Rajinder Kaur Bhattal
Question 3: Who is current chief minister of Punjab?
Answer: Charanjit Singh Channi from Indian National Congress
Question 4: How many members are there in Punjab Legislative Assembly?
Question 5: Who is the speaker of Punjab Legislative Assembly?
Answer: Rana Kanwar Pal Singh, INC
Question 6: Who is the Governor of Punjab?
Answer: V. P. Singh Badnore
Current Cabinet Ministers of Punjab
|Charanjit Singh Channi||Chief Minister|
|Shri. Brahm Mohindra||Local Government
Removal of Grievances
|Shri. Manpreet Singh Badal||Finance
|Shri. Om Parkash Soni||Medical Education & Research
|Shri. Sadhu Singh Dharmsot||Forests
Printing and Stationary
Welfare of SCs and BCs
|Shri. Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa||Rural Development and Panchayats
Animal Husbandry, Fisheries and Dairy Development
|Rana Gurmeet Singh Sodhi||Sports and Youth Affairs
|Smt. Aruna Chaudhary||Social Security
Women & Child Development
|Smt. Razia Sultana||Water Supply & Sanitation (Public Health)
|Shri. Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa||Cooperation
|Shri. Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria||Water Resources
Mines & Geology
Housing and Urban Development
|Shri. Gurpreet Singh Kangar||Revenue, Rehabilitation and Disaster Management|
|Shri. Balbir Singh Sidhu||Health and Family Welfare
|Shri. Vijay Inder Singla||School Education
|Shri. Sunder Sham Arora||Industries & Commerce|
|Shri. Bharat Bhushan Ashu||Food & Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs|
|Technical Education & Industrial Training
Tourism and Cultural Affairs
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