Q. Who is the longest serving chief minister in India?
A. Jyoti Basu
B. Nitish Kumar
C. Pawan Kumar Chamling
D. Gegong Apang
Answer : C. Pawan Kumar Chamling
Pawan Kumar Chamling, the Chief Minister of Sikkim, became the longest serving Chief Minister in India on April 29, 2018, when he completed his tenure in office for the record 23 years, 4 months, 2 weeks, 3 days.
- Pawan Kumar Chamling became the Chief Minister for the first time in Sikkim on December 12, 1994.
- Chamling overtook former Chief Minister of West Bengal Jyoti Basu who was in CM’s post from June 21, 1977, to November 6, 2000.
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