Deputy Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh
Incumbent
Arun Sao
Vijay Sharma
since 12 Dec 2023
Government of Chhattisgarh
StyleThe Honourable (Formal)
Mr. Deputy Chief Minister (Informal)
TypeDeputy Head of Government
StatusDeputy Leader of the Executive
AbbreviationDy CM
Member of
Reports to
SeatMahanadi Bhawan, Naya Raipur
NominatorMembers of the Government of Chhattisgarh in Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly
AppointerGovernor of Chhattisgarh on the advice of the Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh
Term lengthAt the confidence of the assembly
Deputy Chief minister's term is for 5 years and is subject to no term limits.
Inaugural holderT. S. Singh Deo[1]
Formation28 June 2023 (11 months ago) (2023-06-28)

The Deputy Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh is a member of the Cabinet in the Government of Chhattisgarh. Not technically a constitutional office, it seldom carries any specific powers. A deputy Chief minister usually also holds a key cabinet portfolio such as home minister or finance minister.

List of Deputy Chief Ministers

Colour key for parties
# Portrait Name Constituency Term of office Assembly
(election)
Chief Minister Party
1 T. S. Singh Deo[2] Ambikapur 28 June 2023 13 December 2023 358 days 5th
(2018 election)
Bhupesh Baghel Indian National Congress
2 Arun Sao Lormi 13 December 2023 Incumbent 190 days 6th
(2023 election)
Vishnu Deo Sai Bharatiya Janata Party
3 Vijay Sharma Kawardha

See also

References

  1. ^ "Everything you need to know about Deputy CM of Chhattisgarh T S Singh Deo". www.business-standard.com. Retrieved 15 August 2023.
  2. ^ "Just because they announced...: TS Singh Deo on Congress list for Chhattisgarh polls". www.indiatoday.in. Retrieved 20 August 2023.