Government of Maharashtra

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Government of Maharashtra
Seal of Maharashtra.png
Seat of GovernmentMantralaya, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Legislative branch
Assembly
SpeakerNarhari Sitaram Zirwal (NCP) (acting)
Deputy SpeakerNarhari Sitaram Zirwal (NCP)
Members in Assembly288 (+ 1 nominated)
CouncilMaharashtra Vidhan Parishad
ChairmanRamraje Naik Nimbalkar (NCP)
Deputy ChairmanNeelam Gorhe (Shiv Sena)
Members in Council78
Executive branch
GovernorBhagat Singh Koshyari
Chief MinisterUddhav Thackeray (Shiv Sena)
Deputy Chief MinisterAjit Pawar (NCP)
Chief SecretaryDebashish Chakrabarty, IAS
Judiciary
High CourtHigh Court of Bombay
Chief JusticeDipankar Datta

The Government of Maharashtra is the government for the state of Maharashtra, India. It is a democratically elected government with 288 MLAs elected to the legislative assembly for a 5-year term.

Maharashtra has a Maharashtra Legislature which consists of two Houses, the Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) and the Vidhan Parishad (Legislative Council). As is the case in a parliamentary system, the government is formed by the party, alliance or group of assembly members who command the majority in the lower House. Lower House majority leader becomes the Chief Minister and selects the cabinet members from both Houses. In case an unelected person becomes the Chief Minister, they must be elected to either House within the following 6 months.

Head Officer of Maharashtra[edit]

Post Name Assumed office
Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari 05 September 2019 - Incumbent
Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray 28 November 2019 -Incumbent
Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar 30 December 2019 - Incumbent
Chief Secretary of Maharashtra Debashish Chakrabarty 30 November 2021 - Incumbent
Chief Justice
Bombay High Court
Dipankar Datta 28 April 2020 - Incumbent
Chief Election Commissioner
of the Maharashtra State Election Commission
Shri Urvinder Pal Singh Madan 2020 - Incumbent
Director General of Police
Maharashtra Police
Mr. Sanjay Pandey 2019 - Incumbent
Chairman Maharashtra Legislative Council Ramraje Naik Nimbalkar 08 July 2016- Incumbent
Speaker
Maharashtra Legislative Assembly
Narhari Sitaram Zirwal , Acting 04 February 2021 - Incumbent
Deputy Chairman
Maharashtra Legislative Council
Neelam Gorhe 08 September 2020 - Incumbent
Deputy Speaker
Maharashtra Legislative Assembly
Narhari Sitaram Zirwal 14 March 2020 - Incumbent
Leader of the Opposition
Maharashtra Legislative Council
Pravin Darekar 16 December 2019 - Incumbent
Leader of the Opposition
Maharashtra Legislative Assembly
Devendra Fadnavis 01 December 2019 - Incumbent
Chairman
Maharashtra Public Service Commission
Devanand Baburao Shinde 2018 - Incumbent

Council of Ministers[edit]

On 12 November 2019, the state of Maharashtra had been put under President's Rule. On 23 November 2019 President of India Ram Nath Kovind signed the revocation of the central rule. On 26 November, Devendra Fadnavis resigned as chief minister due to lack of a majority in the legislative assembly.[1]

Two days later, on 28 November 2019, Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) alliance leader Uddhav Thackeray was sworn in as chief minister of the state.

Cabinet Ministers[edit]

Sr. No. Name Constituency Portfolio Party Term of office
Took office Left office Duration
1. The Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shri Uddhav Thackeray calling on the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, in New Delhi on February 21, 2020 (Uddhav Thackeray) (cropped).jpg
Uddhav Thackeray
Chief Minister[2]
MLC

Other departments not allocated to any Minister.

SHS 28 November 2019 (2 years, 5 days)
2. Ajit Pawar During Speech.jpg
Ajit Pawar
Deputy Chief Minister
Baramati NCP 30 December 2019 (1 year, 338 days)
3. Balasaheb thorat 2013 (cropped).jpgBalasaheb Thorat Sangamner INC 28 November 2019 (2 years, 5 days)
4. Jayant Patil (cropped).jpg
Jayant Patil
Islampur NCP 28 November 2019 (2 years, 5 days)
5. Dhananjay Munde Parli 30 December 2019 (1 year, 338 days)
6. Chagan Bhujbal.jpg
Chhagan Bhujbal
Yeola 28 November 2019 (2 years, 5 days)
7. The Minister for Tourism and Environment, Maharashtra, Shri Aaditya Thackeray calling on the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, in New Delhi on February 21, 2020 (Aditya Thackeray) (cropped).jpg
Aaditya Thackeray
Worli SHS 30 December 2019 (1 year, 338 days)
8. Hon. Nawab Malik 10th Oct 2019 Kurla Mumbai.jpg
Nawab Malik
Anushakti Nagar NCP 30 December 2019 (1 year, 338 days)
9. Ashok Chavan 2010 - still 114915 crop.jpgAshok Chavan Bhokar INC 30 December 2019 (1 year, 338 days)
10. Rajendra Shingne Sindkhed Raja NCP 30 December 2019 (1 year, 338 days)
11. Rajesh Tope Ghansawangi 30 December 2019 (1 year, 338 days)
12. Hasan Mushrif Kagal 30 December 2019 (1 year, 338 days)
13. Nitin Raut.jpeg
Nitin Raut
Nagpur North INC 28 November 2019 (2 years, 5 days)
14.
Varsha Gaikwad
Dharavi 30 December 2019 (1 year, 338 days)
15. Jitendra Awhad Mumbra-Kalwa NCP 30 December 2019 (1 year, 338 days)
16. Eknath Sambhaji Shinde.jpg
Eknath Shinde
Kopri-Pachpakhadi SHS 28 November 2019 (2 years, 5 days)
17. Sunil Kedar.jpg
Sunil Chhatrapal Kedar
Savner INC 30 December 2019 (1 year, 338 days)
18. Vijay wadettiwar.jpg|
Vijay Namdevrao Wadettiwar
Bramhapuri 30 December 2019 (1 year, 338 days)
19.
Amit Deshmukh
Latur City 30 December 2019 (1 year, 338 days)
20.
Uday Samant
Ratnagiri SHS 30 December 2019 (1 year, 338 days)
21.
Dadaji Bhuse
Malegaon Outer 30 December 2019 (1 year, 338 days)
22. Sanjay Rathod Digras 30 December 2019 28 February

2021(Resigned)

23. Gulabrao Patil Jalgaon Rural 30 December 2019 (1 year, 338 days)
24. K.C.Padvi Akkalkuwa INC 30 December 2019 (1 year, 338 days)
25.
Sandipanrao Bhumre
Paithan SHS 30 December 2019 (1 year, 338 days)
26.
Shamrao Pandurang Patil
Karad North NCP 30 December 2019 (1 year, 338 days)
27.
Anil Parab
MLC SHS 30 December 2019 (1 year, 338 days)
28.
Aslam Shaikh
Malad West INC 30 December 2019 (1 year, 338 days)
29. Yashomati Thakur.jpg
Yashomati Chandrakant Thakur
Teosa 30 December 2019 (1 year, 338 days)
30.
Shankarrao Gadakh
Nevasa SHS 30 December 2019
31. Subhash Desai.jpg
Subhash Desai
MLC 28 November 2019 (2 years, 5 days)
32.
Dilip Walse-Patil
Ambegaon NCP 30 December 2019 (1 year, 338 days)

Ministers of State[edit]

Sr. No. Name Constituency Portfolio Party Term of office
Took office Left office Duration
1. Abdul Sattar Sillod SHS 30 December 2019 (1 year, 338 days)
2. Rajendra Patil-Yadravkar Shirol 30 December 2019 (1 year, 338 days)
3. Shambhuraj Desai Patan 30 December 2019 (1 year, 338 days)
4. Omprakash Kadu Achalpur PJP
(SHS)
30 December 2019 (1 year, 338 days)
5. Dattatray Vithoba Bharne Indapur NCP 30 December 2019 (1 year, 338 days)
6. 240916-vishwajeet-kadam.jpgVishwajeet Kadam Palus-Kadegaon INC 30 December 2019 (1 year, 338 days)
7. Satejpatil.jpgSatej Patil MLC 30 December 2019 (1 year, 338 days)
8. Sanjay Bansode Udgir NCP 30 December 2019 (1 year, 338 days)
9. Prajakt Tanpure Rahuri 30 December 2019 (1 year, 338 days)
10.
Aditi Tatkare
Shrivardhan 30 December 2019 (1 year, 338 days)

Guardian Ministers[edit]

Sr No. District Guardian Minister Party Tenure
01 Ahmednagar Hasan Mushrif Nationalist Congress Party 09 January 2020 Incumbent
02 Akola Omprakash Babarao Kadu Prahar Janshakti Party ,Shiv Sena 09 January 2020
03 Amaravati Yashomati Chandrakant Thakur Indian National Congress 09 January 2020
04 Aurangabad Subhash Desai Shiv Sena 09 January 2020
05 Beed Dhananjay Munde Nationalist Congress Party 09 January 2020
06 Bhandara Vishwajeet Kadam Indian National Congress 09 January 2020
07 Buldhana Rajendra Shingne Nationalist Congress Party 09 January 2020
08 Chandrapur Vijay Namdevrao Wadettiwar Indian National Congress 09 January 2020
09 Dhule Abdul Sattar Abdul Nabi Shiv Sena 09 January 2020
10 Gadchiroli Eknath Shinde 09 January 2020
11 Gondiya Nawab Malik Nationalist Congress Party 06 April 2021
12 Hingoli Varsha Gaikwad Indian National Congress 09 January 2020
13 Jalgaon Gulab Raghunath Patil Shiv Sena 09 January 2020
14 Jalna Rajesh Tope Nationalist Congress Party 09 January 2020
15 Kolhapur Satej Patil Indian National Congress 09 January 2020
16 Latur Amit Deshmukh 09 January 2020
17 Mumbai City Aslam Ramzan Ali Shaikh 09 January 2020
18 Mumbai Suburban Aaditya Uddhav Thackeray Shiv Sena 09 January 2020
19 Nagpur Dr. Nitin Kashinath Raut Indian National Congress 09 January 2020
20 Nanded Ashok Chavan 09 January 2020
21 Nandurbar Kagda Chandya Padvi 09 January 2020
22 Nashik Chhagan Bhujbal Nationalist Congress Party 09 January 2020
23 Osmanabad Shankarrao Gadakh Shiv Sena 09 January 2020
24 Palghar Dadaji Bhuse 09 January 2020
25 Parbhani Nawab Malik Nationalist Congress Party 09 January 2020
26 Pune Ajit Pawar
(Deputy Chief Minister)
09 January 2020
27 Raigad Aditi Sunil Tatkare 09 January 2020
28 Ratnagiri Anil Parab Shiv Sena 09 January 2020
29 Sangli Jayant Patil Nationalist Congress Party 09 January 2020
30 Satara Shamrao Pandurang Patil 09 January 2020
31 Sindhudurg Uday Samant Shiv Sena 09 January 2020
32 Solapur Dattatray Vithoba Bharne Nationalist Congress Party 09 January 2020
33 Thane Eknath Shinde Shiv Sena 09 January 2020
34 Wardha Sunil Chhatrapal Kedar Indian National Congress 09 January 2020
35 Washim Shambhuraj Desai Shiv Sena 09 January 2020
36 Yavatmal - 09 January 2020

See All Ministry[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Bucket of latest images on Maharashtra Government Formation.

  1. ^ Creative Desk, ELC (23 November 2019). "Amid Speculations, Devendra Fadnavis Sworn in as the CM of Maharashtra, Ajit Pawar to remain his Deputy". Everlasting Celebrations. Retrieved 23 November 2019.
  2. ^ "Maharashtra govt formation live: Devendra Fadnavis slams Uddhav's decision on Aarey". The Times of India. 29 November 2019. Retrieved 21 June 2020.

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