Jishnu Dev Varma
The Chief Minister of Tripura, Shri Biplab Kumar Deb and the Deputy Chief Minister, Shri Jishnu Debbarma calling on the Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh, in New Delhi on March 20, 2018 (cropped).jpg
1st Deputy Chief Minister of Tripura
Assumed office
9 March 2018
Chief MinisterManik Saha
Preceded byOffice Established
Cabinet Minister, Government of Tripura
Assumed office
9 March 2018
Minister ofPower, Rural Development (including Panchayat), Finance, Planning and Coordination (including Statistics), TREDA, Science, Technology & Environment[1]
President, Badminton Association of Tripura
Personal details
Jishnu Dev varma

(1957-08-15) 15 August 1957 (age 64)
Tripura, India
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
CabinetState Government of Tripura

Jishnu Dev Varma also called Jishnu Deb Barman,[2] is an Indian politician from Tripura. He is currently serving as Deputy Chief Minister[3][4] of the Indian state of Tripura. Jisnu Dev varma was elected from the Charilam constituency in a bypoll with a margin of more than 25,000 votes.[5][6]

Life and family

Varma is a member of the Tripura royal family.[7] Jishnu Dev varma married with Sudha Devvarma and the couple has two sons, namely Pratik Kishore Dev Varma and Jaibant Dev Varma. The elder son, Pratik Dev Varma, also currently serving the party as General Secretary of Janjati Morcha.


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  1. ^ "Tripura Government 2018: Full List of Ministers With Portfolio in Biplab Kumar Deb Cabinet". 9 March 2018.
  2. ^ "BJP picks Biplab Deb as new Tripura CM, Jishnu Deb Barman be his deputy - india news - Hindustan Times". m.hindustantimes.com.
  3. ^ Administrator. "Current CM/Deputy CM". www.bjp.org.
  4. ^ "Biplab Deb to be next Tripura CM, Jishnu Deb Burman his deputy; swearing-in likely on Friday - Firstpost".
  5. ^ Scroll Staff. "Tripura: Deputy CM Jishnu Debbarma wins Charilam Assembly constituency".
  6. ^ "TRIPURAINFO : The first news, views & information website of TRIPURA". www.tripurainfo.com.
  7. ^ "Tripura royal family scion to be deputy chief minister - Times of India".