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List of Deputy Chief Ministers of Uttar Pradesh

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Deputy Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh
Keshav Prasad Maurya
Dinesh Sharma

since 19 March 2017
Member ofUttar Pradesh Government
NominatorChief Minister of Uttar Pradesh
AppointerGovernor of Uttar Pradesh
Inaugural holderRam Prakash Gupta
Formation13 April 1967

The Deputy Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh is a member of the Cabinet of Uttar Pradesh Government. Not a constitutional office, it seldom carries any specific powers.[1] A deputy chief minister usually also holds a cabinet portfolio such as home minister or finance minister. In the parliamentary system of government, the Chief Minister is treated as the "first among equals" in the cabinet; the position of deputy chief minister is used to bring political stability and strength within a coalition government.

Deputy Chief Ministers of Uttar Pradesh[edit]

No. Deputy Chief Minister
Portrait Term Assembly
Political party
Chief Minister
1 Ram Prakash Gupta
13 April 1967 25 February 1968 318 days 4th Assembly (1967–68)
(1967 election)
Bharatiya Jana Sangh Charan Singh
2 Kamalapati Tripathi
26 February 1969 17 February 1970 356 days 5th Assembly (1969–74)
(1969 election)
Indian National Congress Chandra Bhanu Gupta
3 Keshav Prasad Maurya
75px 19 March 2017 Incumbent 4 years, 135 days 17th Assembly (2017–22)
(2017 election)
Bharatiya Janata Party Yogi Adityanath
4 Dinesh Sharma


  1. "Of Deputy Chief Ministers and the Constitution". Retrieved 7 November 2017.

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