The names of the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh are mentioned below from the time the state has been formed.
- Pema Khandu Thungan : – He is the first Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh following the first assembly elections held in 1978. He has held his office from 13 August 1975 to 18 September 1979. He belongs to the Janata Party.
- Tomo Riba : – Tomo was the 2nd Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh. He held his office from 18 September 1979 to 3 November 1979. He belongs to the People’s Party of Arunachal.
- Gegong Apang : – He was the third CM of Arunachal Pradesh. Gegong has served twice as CM of Arunachal Pradesh. He has served his office from 18 January 1980 to 19 January 1999 and 3 August 2003 to 9 April 2007. He was the leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party.
- Mukut Mithi : – Mukut has served as the Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry and was appointed as CM of Arunachal Pradesh from 19 January 1999 to 3 August 2003. He was the leader of the Indian National Congress.
- Dorjee Khandu : – Dorjee was the 6th Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh. He was re elected in 2009 Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly Elections. He was CM of AP from 9 April 2007 to 30 April 2011. One of the most popular politicians in Arunachal Pradesh, Dorjee belonged to the Indian National Congress.
- Jarbom Gamlin : – Gamlin was the CM of Arunachal Pradesh from 5 May 2011 to 1 November 2011. He was a leader from the Indian National Congress.
- Nabam Tuki : – Tuki was the 8th CM of Arunachal Pradesh and has served the post twice. He was in office from 1 November 2011 to 26 January 2016 and a short term of 3 days i.e. from 13 July 2016 to 17 July 2016. He belonged to the Indian National Congress.
- Kalikho Pul: – Pul was elected five times from the HayuliangVidhan Sabha Constituency. He was in office from 19 February 2016 to 13 July 2016. The minister later committed suicide in his official residence in Itanagar. He belonged to the People’s Party of Arunachal.
- Pema Khandu : – Khandu is one of the most famous political leaders in Arunachal Pradesh. He is the Current Chief Minister of the Arunachal Pradesh. The minister of Arunachal Pradesh has also served as minister of Tourism, Urban Development and Water Resources. He has served as the CM of Arunachal Pradesh from 16 September 2016 to 31 December 2016 and 31 December 2016 till date. He belongs to the Bharatiya Janata Party.
3 November 1979 to 18 January 1980
26 January 2016 to 19 February 2016