Punjab Assembly Elections 2022

List of Chief Ministers of Punjab & Their Tenure Periods

Punjab state was formed in 1950. Since 1947, Punjab has seen 15 Chief Ministers starting from Giani Gurmukh Singh Musafir who took oath in Nov 1966 to the currently serving Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann who took oath in March 2022.
Gopi Chand Bhargava was the first CM of Punjab, during the Partition of India and before Independence, who took oath in 1947. Rajinder Kaur Bhattal became the first female Chief Minister of Punjab and overall the 8th female chief minister in India.There have been five instances of President's rule in Punjab. The major ruling party has been Shiromani Akali Dal (INC), INC.

Sl.No Chief Minister From To Party Name
1 Bhagwant Mann 16 Mar 2022 Present Aam Aadmi Party
2 Charanjit Singh Channi 20 Sep 2021 16 Mar 2022 INC
3 Amarinder Singh 16 Mar 2017 18 Sep 2021 INC
4 Parkash Singh Badal 14 Mar 2012 16 Mar 2017 Shiromani Akali Dal (BJP)
5 Parkash Singh Badal 01 Mar 2007 14 Mar 2012 Shiromani Akali Dal (BJP)
6 Amarinder Singh 26 Feb 2002 01 Mar 2007 INC
7 Parkash Singh Badal 12 Feb 1997 26 Feb 2002 Shiromani Akali Dal (BJP)
8 Rajinder Kaur Bhattal 21 Nov 1996 11 Feb 1997 INC
9 Harcharan Singh Brar 31 Aug 1995 21 Nov 1996 INC
10 Beant Singh 25 Feb 1992 31 Aug 1995 INC
11 President's rule 11 Jun 1987 25 Feb 1992
12 Surjit Singh Barnala 29 Sep 1985 11 Jun 1987 Shiromani Akali Dal
13 President's rule 06 Oct 1983 29 Sep 1985
14 Parkash Singh Badal 20 Jun 1977 17 Feb 1980 Shiromani Akali Dal (JP)
15 President's rule 30 Apr 1977 20 Jun 1977
16 Zail Singh 17 Mar 1972 30 Apr 1977 INC
17 President's rule 14 Jun 1971 17 Mar 1972
18 Parkash Singh Badal 27 Mar 1970 14 Jun 1971 Shiromani Akali Dal (INC)
19 Gurnam Singh 17 Feb 1969 27 Mar 1970 Shiromani Akali Dal (INC)
20 President's rule 25 Nov 1967 23 Aug 1968
21 Lachhman Singh Gill 25 Nov 1967 23 Aug 1968 Shiromani Akali Dal (INC)
22 Gurnam Singh 08 Mar 1967 25 Nov 1967 Akali Dal - Sant Fateh Singh
23 Giani Gurmukh Singh Musafir 01 Nov 1966 08 Mar 1967 INC

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