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Bhupesh Baghel

Bhupesh Baghel

Bhupesh Baghel is the current and 3rd Chief Minister of Chattisgarh since 2018.
He belongs to the Indian National Congress party.


Bhupesh Baghel is an Indian politician who belongs to the Indian National Congress Party and represents Patan constituency of Durg District in Chhatisgarh Legislative Assembly. He started his political journey as a member of Indian Youth Congress way back in 1985 and won his maiden election to the Legislative Assembly of Madhya Pradesh from Patan constituency in 1993. He again got reelected as MLA from the same constituency in 1998 to be appointed as a Minister of State for Public Grievances Department and later got promoted as the Cabinet Minister for Transport in Madhya Pradesh State Government led by Digvijay Singh.

Later when Chhattisgarh got statehood in 2000, Baghel was the first one to be appointed as the Minister of Revenue in the new state. He has also served as the Deputy Leader of Opposition in Chhatisgarh assembly and before becoming the Chief Minister of the tribal state in 2018, he has served as the President of Chhatisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee and played a pivotal role to bring back the Congress in power in the state after one and a half decade.

Bhupesh Baghel has a keen interest in social services. From his student life he has been associated with lot of political and social activities. He has been advocating social reforms in society. To avoid lavish marriage functions, he initiated low cost marriage campaign which promotes marriages with minimum expenditure. For that he has been organizing mass marriage ceremonies almost every year which earned him massive popularity and respect. CM Baghel was also conferred ‘Mahatma Phule Samta Award for his activism and efforts to bring equality in society.

Bhupesh Baghel is devoted to lead Chhatisgarh to prosperity. His works as the Chief Minister of the state has been widely recognized as the state received several awards and accolades under his leadership. The recent one is 'Cleanest State Award' presented by the President of India Mr. Ramnath Kovind.

Personal Life

Full Name Bhupesh Baghel
Date of Birth 23 Aug 1961 (Age 61)
Place of Birth Patan
Party name Indian National Congress
Education Post Graduate
Profession Agriculture
Father's Name Nand Kumar Baghel
Mother's Name Bindehswari Baghel
Spouse's Name Mukteshwari Baghel
Spouse's Profession Agriculture & Income From Business
Children 1 Son(s) 3 Daughter(s)
Religion Hindu
Caste Kurmi Chhatriya


Permanent address Residence Of Mansarovar Residential Premises, Bhilai 3, Tahsil -Patan, District - Durg
Present address CM House, Civil Lines, Raipur, Chhattisgarh
Contact number 9425236333
Email bhupeshbaghel.23@gmail.com

Education Qualification of Bhupesh Baghel

Bhupesh Baghel went to H.S.School Marar Patan Durg for higher secondary education.
Later, he pursued graduation and post-graduation from the P. Ravishanker Shukla University, Raipur.

Interesting Facts about Bhupesh Baghel

Bhupesh Baghel lead the Chhattisgarh state Congress party to won 2018 assembly elections. Party won 68 out of 90 seats under his leadership.

Political Timeline of Bhupesh Baghel

  • 2018
    He became MLA from Patan assembly seat again. He defeated Motilal Sahu of BJP by 27477 votes. Also, he was elected as Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh.
  • 2014
    He was appointed as the chief of Chhattisgarh State Congress Party.
  • 2013
    He again won Patan legislative assembly seat again.
  • 2009
    He again contested Loksabha election from Durg seat but lost again.
  • 2008
    Baghel lost his Patan assembly seat in 2008 elections.
  • 2004
    He contested Parliamentary elections in 2004 from Durg Lok Sabha seat on Congress ticket but lost.
  • 2003
    He again successfully contested assembly election from Patan in 2003. He became Deputy Leader of Opposition in Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly.
  • 2000
    He was appointed as the Chairman of MP State Road Transport Corporation. After the Chattisgarh separated from MP, Baghel became a member of Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly. Baghel became First Minister for Revenue, Public Health Engineering and relief work.
  • 1999
    He was promoted as Minister of Transport in December.
  • 1998
    He was re-elected as MLA from Patan seat in Madhya Pradesh. He defeated Nirupama Chandrakar of BJP. He was appointed as minister of state in Digvijay Singh�s cabinet (Public Grievance Dept. attached to the CM) in December.
  • 1994
    He was appointed as Vice President of Madhya Pradesh Youth Congress for 1 year.
  • 1993
    He was elected to Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly from Patan assembly seat. He defeated Kejuram Verma of BSP by around 3400 votes.
  • 1990
    He became district president of Indian Youth Congress Durg district. He served this post till 1994.
  • 1985
    He joined Youth Congress.
  • 1980
    Baghel started his political journey under the guidance of his political guru Late Chandulal Chandrakar.
Net Worth22.47 CRORE
Liabilities58.33 LAKHS

Disclaimer: The information relating to the candidate is an archive based on the self-declared affidavit filed at the time of elections. The current status may be different. For the latest on the candidate kindly refer to the affidavit filed by the candidate with the Election Commission of India in the recent election.

Bhupesh Baghel Latest News & Updates

CM Bhupesh Baghel hits out at BJP; here's why

Bhupesh Baghel, is the Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, today hit back at BJP for stopping Bharat Jodo Yatra.
He also said that during pandemic BJP conducted elections in West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh and Assam.
And now, they are making excuses just to stop Congress's Yatra. The CM also assured that if Corona occurs this time the party itself will take decision on time.


Dec 22, 2022

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs on Bhupesh Baghel)

What is Bhupesh Baghel's caste?

Bhupesh Baghel belongs to Kurmi Chhatriya family.

What is Bhupesh Baghel's net worth?

Bhupesh Baghel has net worth of ₹22.47 Crore.

Who is Bhupesh Baghel's wife?

Mukteshwari Baghel is the wife of Bhupesh Baghel.

How old is Bhupesh Baghel?

Bhupesh Baghel is 61 years old (As of 2022).

Who is the current chief minister of Chhattisgarh?

Bhupesh Baghel is the current Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh.

What is Bhupesh Baghel's qualification?

Bhupesh Baghel completed post-graduation degree from the P. Ravishanker Shukla University.

From which party does Bhupesh Baghel belong to?

Bhupesh Baghel belongs to the Indian National Congress party.

Who is Bhupesh Baghel?

Bhupesh Baghel is the current and 3rd Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh.

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