Who was the first Non-Congress chief minister of India?

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Ranbir Sharma asked 11-Mar-2018 in General Knowledge by Ranbir Sharma
Who was the first Non-Congress chief minister of India?

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Biswajeet Bhattacharya answered 03-Oct-2018 by Biswajeet Bhattacharya

Who was the first Non-Congress chief minister of India?

(Elamkulam Manakkal Sankaran Namboodiripad first Chief Minister of Kerala)

Elamkulam Manakkal Sankaran Namboodiripad popularly known as EMS from the Communist Party of India was the first non-Indian National Congress Chief Minister in the Republic of India

Who was the first Non-Congress chief minister of India?

Elamkulam Manakkal Sankaran Namboodiripad born on 13th June 1909 in Perintalmanna, Madras Presidency, British India was the first Chief Minister of Kerala. He was in office from 5th April 1957 to 31st July 1959. Elamkulam Manakkal Sankaran Namboodiripad (EMS) again served as the Chief Minister of Kerala for the second time from 6th March 1967 to 1st November 1969 after the President’s rule. Elamkulam Manakkal Sankaran Namboodiripad was associated with the Communist Party of India (Marxist) since 1964 and served as the General Secretary of the party from 8th April 1978 to 9th January 1992. Elamkulam Manakkal Sankaran Namboodiripad passed away at the age of 88 on 19th March 1998 at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India.

Who was the first Non-Congress chief minister of India?

(map of Kerala)

Formed on 1st November 1956 following the States Reorganization Act, Kerala is a state on the Malabar Coast of India. Kerala shares its borders with Lakshadweep Sea to the west, with Karnataka to the north and northeast and with Tamil Nadu to the east and south. Kerala covers an area of 38863 sq km (15,005 sq mi) and is the thirteenth largest state in India (in terms of population) with a population of 33,387,677 as per the 2011 census. Kerala is of a unicameral legislature with 141 seats. There are 14 districts in Kerala with Thiruvananthapuram or Trivandrum being the largest city and also the capital city of the state. Pinarayi Vijayan from the CPI (M) Communist Party of India (Marxist) is the Chief Minister of the state. The Governor of Kerala is P. Sathasivam. Kerala has a literacy rate of 93.9% as per 2011 census. Malayalam is being spoken in the state with English being the second official language.

Who was the first Non-Congress chief minister of India?

(location of Kerala on the map of India)