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
2nd Deputy Chief Minister of Tripura
Assumed office
9 March 2018
Chief MinisterBiplab Kumar Deb
Manik Saha
Preceded byDasarath Deb (1988)
PortfoliosPower, 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 65)
Tripura, India
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party

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. Jishnu 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

Jishnu Dev Varma is a member of the Tripura royal family.[7] Jishnu Dev Varma married Sudha Devvarma and the couple has two sons, namely Pratik Kishore Dev Varma and Jaibant Dev Varma. The elder son is Pratik Dev Varma.[citation needed]


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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".