List of Chief Ministers of West Bengal (1947 – Present)

List of Chief Ministers of West Bengal (1947 – Present): There have been 24 Chief Ministers in West Bengal, India, since 1947. The first was Prafulla Chandra Ghosh; the present CM was Mamata Banerjee from the AITC Party. Below the table, we have listed the year-wise chief ministers and their party names to date.

Chief Ministers of West Bengal State

List of Chief Ministers of West Bengal State

Chief Minister From To Party Name
Mamata Banerjee 05-05-2021 Present AITC
Mamata Banerjee 26-05-2016 04-05-2021 AITC
Mamata Banerjee 20-05-2011 25-05-2016 AITC
Buddhadeb Bhattacharya 18-05-2006 13-05-2011 Communist Party of India (Marxist)
Buddhadeb Bhattacharya 15-05-2001 17-05-2006 Communist Party of India (Marxist)
Buddhadeb Bhattacharya 06-11-2000 14-05-2001 Communist Party of India (Marxist)
Jyoti Basu 16-05-1996 05-11-2000 Communist Party of India (Marxist)
Jyoti Basu 19-06-1991 15-05-1996 Communist Party of India (Marxist)
Jyoti Basu 30-03-1987 18-06-1991 Communist Party of India (Marxist)
Jyoti Basu 24-05-1982 29-03-1987 Communist Party of India (Marxist)
Jyoti Basu 21-06-1977 23-05-1982 Communist Party of India (Marxist)
President’s rule 30-04-1977 20-06-1977 Communist Party of India (Marxist)
Siddhartha Shankar Ray 20-03-1972 30-04-1977 INC
President’s rule 29-06-1971 20-03-1972
Ajoy Kumar Mukherjee 02-04-1971 28-06-1971 INC
President’s rule 30-07-1970 02-04-1971
President’s rule 19-03-1970 30-07-1970
Ajoy Kumar Mukherjee 25-02-1969 16-03-1970 Bangla Congress (United Front)
President’s rule 20-02-1968 25-02-1969
Prafulla Chandra Ghosh 21-11-1967 19-02-1968 Independent
Ajoy Kumar Mukherjee 01-03-1967 21-11-1967 Bangla Congress (United Front)
Prafulla Chandra Sen 09-07-1962 28-02-1967 INC
Bidhan Chandra Roy 03-04-1962 01-07-1962 INC
Bidhan Chandra Roy 06-04-1957 02-04-1962 INC
Bidhan Chandra Roy 31-03-1952 05-04-1957 INC
Bidhan Chandra Roy 26-01-1950 30-03-1952 INC
Bidhan Chandra Roy 23-01-1948 25-01-1950 INC
Prafulla Chandra Ghosh 15-08-1947 22-01-1948 INC

List of Chief Ministers of West Bengal State