List of women chief ministers in India

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List of women chief ministers in India

List of women chief ministers in India

list of women chief ministers of Indian states:

• Sucheta Kriplani (Uttar Pradesh, Congress) — first woman chief minister of Uttar Pradesh

Term as CM: October 1963 to March 1967

• Nandini Satpathy (Odisha, Congress) — first and only woman CM of Odisha

Terms as CM: June 1972 to March 1973; March 1974 to December 1976

• Sashikala Kakodkar (Goa, Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party) — first and only woman CM of Goa

Term as CM: August 1973 to April 1979

• Syeda Anwera Taimur (Assam, Congress) — first and only woman CM of Assam

Term as CM: December 1980 to June 1981

• Janaki Ramachandran (Tamil Nadu, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam) — first CM of Tamil Nadu; shortest term held by a woman CM (23 days)

Term as CM: 7 January 1988 to 30 January 1988

• J. Jayalalithaa (Tamil Nadu, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam) — five-time chief minister of Tamil Nadu; incumbent chief minister

Terms as CM: June 1991 to May 1996; May 2001 to September 2001; March 2002 to May 2006; May 2011 to September 2014; May 2015 to present

• Mayawati (Uttar Pradesh, Bahujan Samaj Party) — first Dalit woman CM in India

Terms as CM: June 1995 to October 1995; March 1997 to September 1997; May 2002 to August 2003; May 2007 to March 2012

• Rajinder Kaur Bhattal (Punjab, Congress) — first and only woman CM of Punjab

Term as CM: January 1996 to February 1997

• Rabri Devi (Bihar, Rashtriya Janata Dal) — first and only woman CM of Bihar

Terms as CM: July 1997 to February 1999; March 1999 to March 2000; March 2000 to March 2005

• Sushma Swaraj (Delhi, Bharatiya Janata Party) — first woman CM of Delhi

Term as CM: October 1998 to December 1998 (51 days)

• Sheila Dikshit (Delhi, Congress) — longest term held by a CM (by days)

Term as CM: December 1998 to December 2013 (5,484 days)

• Uma Bharati (Madhya Pradesh, BJP) — first woman CM of Madhya Pradesh

Term as CM: December 2003 to August 2004

• Vasundhara Raje (Rajasthan, BJP) — first woman CM of Rajasthan; incumbent chief minister

Terms as CM: December 2003 to December 2008 (1st term); December 2013 to present (2nd term)

• Anandiben Patel (Gujarat, BJP) — first woman CM of Gujarat

Term as CM: May 2014 to present.