|Chief Minister of Uttarakhand|
13 March 2012
|Preceded by||B. C. Khanduri|
28 February 1947 |
|Political party||Indian National Congress.|
|Spouse(s)||Smt. Sudha Bahuguna|
Vijay Bahuguna, the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, is son of Late Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna who was a freedom fighter and eminent politician in India. Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna was also former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. Vijay Bahuguna is a member of the 15th Lok Sabha of India. He was also a member of the 14th Lok Sabha. He is first ex-High Court judge to become chief minister of a state.
He was sworn in as the Chief Minister of  on 13 March 2012.
Family and background
Vijay Bahuguna was born in Allahabad. His father was Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh & was a freedom fighter. H. N. Bahuguna also participated in Non-Cooperation Movement. Vijay Bahuguna has a brother Shekhar Bahuguna who is a Member of Parliament from Phaphamau constituency in Allahabad, UP, and a sister Rita Bahuguna who is also a politician. Rita Bahuguna is a Congress leader and former president of the Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee.
Education and early career
Vijay Bahuguna did his bachelors Arts and then LLB from Allahabad University in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. He then started working as an advocate in the Allahabad High Court in Allahabad. He later became a Judge of the Allahabad High Court, later transferring to become a judge of the Bombay High Court.
|01||2002||2007||Vice-chairman, Planning Commission, Uttarakhand|
|02||Feb 2007||2009||Elected to 14th Lok Sabha in a by-election|
|03||5 Aug 2007||-||Member, Standing Committee on Defence|
|04||1 May 2008||-||Member, Committee on Public Accounts|
|05||2009||-||Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (2nd term)|
|06||31 Aug 2009||-||Member, Committee on Health and Family Welfare|
|07||7 Oct 2009||-||Member, Committee on Ethics|
|08||7 Oct 2009||-||Member, Committee on Offices of Profit|
|09||7 Oct 2009||-||Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Power|
|10||13 Mar 2012||-||Chief Minister of Uttarakhand|
- *Member, Executive Council, HNB Garhwal Central University Uttarakhand
- *President, Ranjit Pandit Shiksha Samiti; running educational colleges, Allahabad
- *Vice-president, Uttarakhand Pradesh Congress since 1999
- *Member, All India Congress Committee since 1997
- *Ex Judge Allahabad High Court & Bombay High Court
B. C. Khanduri
|Chief Minister of Uttarakhand
13 March 2012 – present