Team Adda247 and BankersAdda are here with a Current Affairs Special Series. In this series, candidates will be introduced to current affairs topics daily, which will not only improve their general awareness but also will ensure that the candidates do not lack if any current affairs topic is asked in the interview. Today’s Current Affairs topic is Chief Ministers who have taken oath recently.
Chief Ministers who have taken oath recently
Mamata Benerjee has taken oath as Chief Minister of West Bengal for the third time.
Born: 5th January, 1955 in Calcutta (WB)
Leader of Party: Trinamool Congress (TMC)
She is serving as Chief Minister of West Bengal since 2011. She is the first woman to be CM of the state. She founded TMC in 1998 and made the first chairperson of the party. She was the first woman to hold the ministries of Railways, Coal, Youth affairs and sports, Women and child development and Human Resource Development in the cabinet of Indian Government.
Himanta Biswa Sharma takes oath as Chief Minister of Assam.
Himanta Biswa Sarma:
Born: 1st February, 1969 in Jorhat, Assam
Party: Bhartiya Janata Party
He was MLA of National Congress Party from 2001-15 but he joined BJP in August 2015. He had obtained PhD degree from Guwahati University. Himanta Bishwa Sarma held important portfolios (both state and cabinet) as Minister of State for Agriculture, Planning & Development, Finance, Health, Education, and Assam Accord Implementation from 2002 to 2014.
Muthuvel Karunanidhi Stalin has taken oath as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu by Governor Banwarilal Purohit.
Muthuvel Karunanidhi Stalin:
Born: 1, March, 1953 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Chief of his Party: Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK)
He is now 8th Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. He is son of former CM M. Karunanidhi. M K Stalin was the first deputy chief minister of Tamil Nadu from 2009 to 2011. He was selected as 30 most powerful personalities in 2019 by Indian Express. He was mayor of Chennai from 1996 to 2002.
N Rangasamy has taken oath as Chief Minister of Puducherry for record fourth time.
Born: 4 August, 1950 in Puducherry
Chief of his Party: All India N.R. Congress (made government with alliance of NDA)
Nadesan Krishnasamy has served as Chief Minister of state from 2001 to 2008 as a member of Indian National Congress party. In 2011 his quit INC and founded his own party All India N.R. congress and served as CM of state with his own party from 2011 to 2016.