The State Assembly elections in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Telangana, and Mizoram have concluded. The State Assembly Election started in November 2023, and results for every state were announced on Sunday, December 3, 2023.
The BJP has won in three states, including Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh, whereas the Congress has won in Telangana. In Rajasthan, the BJP has won 115 seats, for a total of 199 seats, whereas in Madhya Pradesh, the BJP has won 163 seats, for an aggregate total of 230 seats.
In Chhattisgarh, the BJP has won 54 seats, for a total of 90 seats. In Telangana, Congress has won 64 seats against 119. There are a number of Chief Ministers who have been serving as Chief Ministers for a very long time. Here are the top 5 longest-serving Chief Ministers in India.
Pawan Kumar Chamling
Pawan Kumar Chamling is an Indian politician and writer who served as the 5th Chief Minister of Sikkim from 1994 until 2019. Chamling is considered the longest-serving Chief Minister of Sikkim. He has served for 24 consecutive years as the Chief Minister of Sikkim.
Pawan Kumar Chamling was born on September 22, 1949, in Yangand, South Sikkim, and presently he is 73 years old. Chamling is a member of the state legislative assembly and the founding president of the Sikkim Democratic Front.
Naveen Patnaik is the Chief Minister of Odisha. Patnaik has been serving as CM since 2000 and is representing the Hinji Assembly constituency. He is one of the longest-serving Chief Ministers of India and the longest-serving CM of Odisha as of 2023.
Naveen Patnaik has held the post for over two decades and is the third Indian Chief Minister after Pawan Chamling and Jyoti Basu. He was born on October 16, 1946, and presently he is 77 years old. Patnaik is also the first President of Biju Janata Dal since 1997 and has served as the Union Minister of Steel and Mines from 1998 until 2000.
Jyoti Basu is an Indian politician, Marxist theorist, and communist activist. The former Chief Minister of West Bengal served for 23 years and 137 days, from 1977 until 2000. Jyoti Basu was the 6th and longest CM of West Bengal.
Jyoti Basu is one of the most prominent leaders of the Communist movement and was one of the founding members of the Communist Party of India. Jyoti Basu has proved his mettle and has served as a member of the West Bengal Legislative Assembly 11 times.
Gegong Apang, the former Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, has served as the 3rd Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh. Apang served from 18 January 1980 till 19 January 1999 and again from August 2003 till April 2007.
Gegong Apang was born on July 8, 1949, in Karko village in the Upper Siang District of Arunachal Pradesh. Currently, he is 74 years old. Apang has three wives and two kids. Apang has served as the longest CM of Arunachal Pradesh and the fourth longest-serving CM of India.
Lal Thanhawla is an Indian politician and the former Chief Minister of Mizoram. Thanhawla has served five terms 1984 till 1986, 1989 till 1993, 933 till 1998, 2008 till 2013, and 2013 till 2018.
Lal Thanhawla is the representative of the Indian National Congress party and is the longest-serving Chief Minister of Mizoram. He has also served as the President of the Mizoram Congress Committee from 1973 until 2021.