List of Chief Ministers of West Bengal (1950-2023)- First Female CM of West Bengal, First CM of West Bengal

Bidhan Chandra Roy was the first chief minister of West Bengal served from 26th January 1950 to 30th March 1952. Mamata Banerjee was the first female chief minister of West Bengal. Let’s uncover the list of all chief ministers of West Bengal starting from 1950 to 2023.

Mamata Banerjee took the oath as the Chief Minister of West Bengal for the 17th Assembly (2020-25) on May 5, 2021, while We are listing below all chief ministers of West Bengal starting from 1950 to 2023.

List of Chief Ministers of West Bengal (1950-2023)

If you go through general West Bengal GK Quiz, you will always find a few questions related to chief ministers. Check below the list of all CM of West Bengal for the period 1950-2023:

SL. No Name of CM Period Party
1. Bidhan Chandra Roy 26 January 1950 to 30 March 1952 Indian National Congress
31 March 1952 to 5 April 1957
6 April 1957 to 2 April 1962
3 April 1962 to 1 July 1962
2. Prafulla Chandra 9 July 1962 to 28 February 1967 Indian National Congress
3. Ajoy Kumar Mukherjee 1 March 1967 to 21 November 1967 Bangla Congress (United Front)
4. Prafulla Chandra Ghosh 21 November 1967 to 19 February 1968 Independent
5. Ajoy Kumar Mukherjee 25 February 1969 to 16 March 1970 Bangla Congress (United Front)
2 April 1971 to 28 June 1971 Indian National Congress (Democratic Coalition)
6. Siddhartha Shankar Ray 20 March 1972 to 30 April 1977 Indian National Congress
7. Jyoti Basu 21 June 1977 to 23 May 1982 Communist Party of India (Marxist) (Left Front)
24 May 1982 to 29 March 1987
30 March 1987 to 18 June 1991
19 June 1991 to 15 May 1996
16 May 1996 to 5 November 2000
8. Buddhadeb Bhattacharya 6 November 2000 to 14 May 2001 Communist Party of India (Marxist) (Left Front)
15 May 2001 to 17 May 2006
18 May 2006 to 13 May 2011
9. Mamata Banerjee 20 May 2011 to 25 May 2016 All India Trinamool Congress
26 May 2016 to 4 May 2021
5 May 2021 to Incumbent

*We have prepared the table of Chief Ministers of West Bengal with utmost care. If we have committed certain mistakes then let us know through the comment box below. We’ll verify and update it no time.

GK Questions on Chief Ministers of West Bengal

Question 1: Who was the first chief minister of West Bengal?

Answer: Bidhan Chandra Roy

Question 2: Who was the first female chief minister of West Bengal?

Answer: Mamata Banerjee

Question 3: Who is current chief minister of West Bengal?

Answer: Mamata Banerjee from All India Trinamool Congress

Question 4: How many members are there in West Bengal Legislative Assembly?

Answer: 294

Question 5: Who is the speaker of West Bengal Legislative Assembly?

Answer: Biman Banerjee, AITC

Question 6: Who is the Governor of West Bengal?

Answer: C.V. Ananda Bose

Current Cabinet Ministers of West Bengal

Mamata Banerjee Chief Minister, Home & Hill Affairs, Personnel & Administration, Health and Family Welfare, Land and Land Reforms, Refugee and Rehabilitation, Information & Cultural Affairs, Department of Planning, Statistics & Programme Monitoring
Snehasis Chakraborty Cabinet Minister Transport
Partha Chatterjee Cabinet Minister Industry, Commerce and Enterprise, Information Technology and Electronics, Parliamentary Affairs
Amit Mitra Cabinet Minister Finance, Planning and Statistics, Programme Monitoring
Sadhan Pande Cabinet Minister Consumer Affairs, Self Help Group and Self Employment
Jyotipriya Mallick Cabinet Minister Forest, Non-Conventional and Renewable Energy Sources
Bankim Chandra Hazra Cabinet Minister Sundarban Affairs
Manas Bhunia Cabinet Minister Water Resources Investigation and Development & Department of Environment
Somen Mahapatra Cabinet Minister Irrigation and Waterways
Moloy Ghatak Cabinet Minister Law, Judiacial, Public Works
Aroop Biswas Cabinet Minister Power, Youth Affairs and Sports, Department of Housing
Ujjal Biswas Cabinet Minister Department of science and technology and bio-technology
Arup Roy Cabinet Minister Co-operatives
Rathin Ghosh Cabinet Minister Food and Supplies
Firhad Hakim Cabinet Minister Urban Development & Municipal Affairs
Chandranath Sinha Cabinet Minister Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Textiles
Sovandeb Chattopadhyay Cabinet Minister Agriculture and Parliamentary Affair
Bratya Basu Cabinet Minister School and Higher Education
Pulak Roy Cabinet Minister Public Health Engineering
Shashi Panja Cabinet Minister Women and Child Development and Social Welfare, Department of Industry, Commerce and Enterprises, Department of Public Enterprises and Indrustrial Reconstruction
Md. Ghulam Rabbani Cabinet Minister Minority Affairs and Madrasah Education
Biplab Mitra Cabinet Minister Department of consumer affairs
Javed Ahmed Khan Cabinet Minister Disaster Management and Civil Defence
Swapan Debnath Cabinet Minister Animal Resources Development
Siddiqullah Chowdhury Cabinet Minister Mass Education Extension and Library Services
Becharam Manna State Minister (Independent Charge) Minister of state, Department of agricultural marketing (I/C), Panchayats Raj and Rural Development
Subrata Saha State Minister (Independent Charge) Food Processing Industries and Horticulture
Humayun Kabir State Minister (Independent Charge) Technical Education, Training and Skill Development
Akhil Giri State Minister (Independent Charge) Minister of state, Correctional administration(I/C)
Chandrima Bhattacharya State Minister (Independent Charge) Finance, MoS in Health and Family Welfare, MoS in Land & Land Reforms, MoS in Refugee and Rehabilitiation
Ratna De (Nag) State Minister (Independent Charge) Environment, Science and Technology and Bio-Technology
Sandhya Rani Tudu State Minister (Independent Charge) Paschimanchal Unnayan Affairs, MOS in Parliament Affairs
Bulu Chik Baraik State Minister (Independent Charge) Backward Classes Welfare, Tribal Development
Sujit Bose State Minister (Independent Charge) Fire and Emergency Services
Indranil Sen State Minister (Independent Charge) MOS in Information and Cultural Affairs
Dilip Mondal State Minister Transport
Akhruzzaman State Minister Power
Seuli Saha State Minister Panchayet and Rural Development
Srikanta Mahata State Minister Department of consumer affairs
Sabina Yeasmin State Minister Irrigation and Waterways, North Bengal Development
Birbaha Hansda State Minister Department of self-help group and self-employment(i/c) an department of forests
Jyotsna Mandi Cabinet Minister Food and Supplies
Paresh Chandra Adhikary Cabinet Minister School and Higher Education
Manoj Tiwary Cabinet Minister Youth Affairs and Sports

If you find some sort of errors in this article then please share it through the comment box below. It will help us to maintain accuracy. You can also ask your concern(s), if any, we are here to assist you.

Spread the Knowledge

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *