Deputy Chief Minister of Manipur
Incumbent
Vacant
since 10 March 2022
Member of
  • Cabinet of Manipur
  • Manipur Legislative Assembly
AppointerGovernor of Manipur
First holderGaikhangam Gangmei

The Deputy Chief Minister of Manipur is a member of the Cabinet of Manipur Government in the Government of Manipur. Not a constitutional office, it seldom carries any specific powers.[1] A deputy chief minister usually also holds a cabinet portfolio such as home minister or finance minister. In the parliamentary system of government, the Chief Minister is treated as the "first among equals" in the cabinet; the position of deputy chief minister is used to bring political stability and strength within a coalition government.

List of Deputy Chief Ministers

Sr. No. Name
(constituency)
(birth-death)
Portrait Term of office Political Party Chief Minister Ref
1 Dr. Leishangthem Chandramani Singh
(Patsoi)
(b. 1950)
16 December 1997 14 February 2001 3 years, 60 days Manipur State Congress Party Wahengbam Nipamacha Singh [2]
2 Gaikhangam Gangmei
(Nungba)
(b. 1950)
7 March 2012 15 March 2017 5 years, 8 days Indian National Congress Okram Ibobi Singh [3]
3 Y. Joykumar Singh
(Uripok)
(b. 1955)
15 March 2017 17 June 2020 3 years, 94 days National People's Party N. Biren Singh [4]
[5]
5 July 2020 10 March 2022 1 year, 248 days [6]

See also

References

  1. ^ Rajendran, S. (13 July 2012). "Of Deputy Chief Ministers and the Constitution". The Hindu. Retrieved 3 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Manipur: Former Deputy CM L Chandramani Singh Passes Away at 86". India Today. 19 February 2024.
  3. ^ "Suspected NSCN-IM cadres attack Manipur Deputy CM Gaikhangam's security team". India Today. 21 February 2017.
  4. ^ "Manipur: BJP's Biren Singh sworn in as chief minister, NPP's Y Joykumar as deputy". Scroll. 15 March 2017.
  5. ^ Manipur Deputy CM resigned. 18 June 2020. The Print. Retrieved 6 July 2020.
  6. ^ Manipur Governor reallocates portfolios to deputy chief minister. Jagran (Hindi). Retrieved 6 July 2020.