Deputy Chief Minister of Tripura
since 2 March 2023
Tripura Legislative Assembly
Member ofTripura Legislative Assembly
Cabinet of Tripura
NominatorChief Minister of Tripura
AppointerGovernor of Tripura
Inaugural holderDasarath Deb

The Deputy Chief Minister of Tripura is a member of the Cabinet of Tripura Government in the Government of Tripura. 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 Portrait Constituency Term of office Political Party Chief Minister Ref
1 Dasarath Deb Ramchandraghat 1 May 1983 5 February 1988 4 years, 280 days Communist Party of India (Marxist) Nripen Chakraborty
2 Jishnu Dev Varma Charilam 9 March 2018 2 March 2023 4 years, 358 days Bharatiya Janata Party [2]

See also


  1. ^ "Of Deputy Chief Ministers and the Constitution". The Hindu.
  2. ^ Deb, Priyanka (6 March 2018). "BJP picks Biplab Deb as new Tripura CM, Jishnu Debbarma to be his deputy". Hindustan Times.