Tripura has had nine chief ministers Since 1963. Sachindra Lal Singh of the Indian National Congress was the first chief minister of Tripura. He was the chief minister of Tripura from 1963 to 1971. From 1998 to till today Manik Sarkar of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) is serving as Chief Minister of Tripura. Manik Sarkar is reigning the longest in the history of Tripura.
The following table contains the list of the chief ministers of Tripura from 1963 onwards.
|Sl. No.||Name||Date of taking over charge||Date of relinquishing charge|
|1||Shri Sachindra Lal Singh||01-07-63||01-11-71|
|2||Shri Sukhamoy Sengupta||20-03-72||30-03-77|
|3||Prafulla Kumar Das||01-04-77||25-07-77|
|4||Shri Radhika Ranjan Gupta||26-07-77||04-11-77|
|5||Shri Nipen Chakraborty||05-01-78||05-02-88|
|6||Shri Sudhir Ranjan Majumder||05-02-88||19-02-92|
|7||Shri Samir Ranjan Barman||19-02-92||10-03-93|
|8||Shri Dasarath Deb||10-04-93||11-03-98|
|9||Shri Manik Sarkar||11-03-98||Till Date|