Jishnu Dev Varma
Official Portrait,2018
2nd Deputy Chief Minister of Tripura
In office
9 March 2018 – 2 March 2023
Chief MinisterBiplab Kumar Deb
Manik Saha
PortfoliosPower, Rural Development (including Panchayat), Finance, Planning and Coordination (including Statistics), TREDA, Science, Technology & Environment[1]
Preceded byDasarath Deb (1988)
Succeeded bySubodh Deb Barma
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 (born 15 August 1957), also known as Jishnu Deb Barman,[2] is an Indian politician from Tripura. He is formerly served as 2nd Deputy Chief Minister[3][4] of the Indian state of Tripura from 2018 to 2023. Jishnu Dev Varma was elected from the Charilam constituency in Tripura Legislative Assembly Assembly From 2018 till 2023.[5][6] He is also President of Badminton Association of India.

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]


Varma joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in early 1990s during the Ram Janmabhoomi movement.[8]


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  2. ^ "BJP picks Biplab Deb as new Tripura CM, Jishnu Deb Barman be his deputy - india news - Hindustan Times". m.hindustantimes.com. 6 March 2018.
  3. ^ Administrator. "Current CM/Deputy CM". www.bjp.org. Archived from the original on 16 February 2019. Retrieved 10 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Biplab Deb to be next Tripura CM, Jishnu Deb Burman his deputy; swearing-in likely on Friday - Firstpost". 6 March 2018.
  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. Archived from the original on 24 October 2018. Retrieved 9 March 2018.
  7. ^ "Tripura royal family scion to be deputy chief minister - Times of India". The Times of India. 7 March 2018.
  8. ^ "The blemish in BJP's Tripura win: Deputy CM Jishnu Dev Varma pays for misjudging TIPRA Motha". The Indian Express. 3 March 2023. Retrieved 3 March 2023.