List of Deputy Chief Ministers of Uttar Pradesh
|Deputy Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh|
|Member of||Uttar Pradesh Government|
|Nominator||Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh|
|Appointer||Governor of Uttar Pradesh|
|Inaugural holder||Ram Prakash Gupta|
|Formation||13 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. 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
|No.||Deputy Chief Minister
|1||Ram Prakash Gupta
|13 April 1967||25 February 1968||318 days||4th Assembly (1967–68)
|Bharatiya Jana Sangh||Charan Singh|
|26 February 1969||17 February 1970||356 days||5th Assembly (1969–74)
|Indian National Congress||Chandra Bhanu Gupta|
|3||Keshav Prasad Maurya
|75px||19 March 2017||Incumbent||3 years, 148 days||17th Assembly (2017–22)
|Bharatiya Janata Party||Yogi Adityanath|
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