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List of Current Governors of Indian state and Union Territories

28-APR-2017 15:37

    Articles 153 to 167 in Part VI of the Indian Constitution deal with the State Executive. The State Executive consists of the Governor, the Chief Minister, the Council of Ministers and the Advocate General of the State. At present India has 29 state governors and 7 administrators of Union Territories. The Governor is the chief executive head of the state. But like the president of India he is a nominal executive. The Governor also acts as a representative of the central Government.

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    In this article we have given the list of current governors of the Indian states and along with their duration at the post.

    1. State Name: Andhra Pradesh

    Governor             : E. S. L. Narasimhan

    Since                   : 28 December 2009 (7 years, 118 days)

    2. State Name    : Arunachal Pradesh

    Governor            : Padmanabha Acharya

    Since                  : 28 January 2017(87 days)

    3. State Name    :  Assam

    Governor            : Banwarilal Purohit

    Since                  : 22 August 2016 (246 days)

    4. State Name   : Bihar

    Governor           : Ram Nath Kovind

    Since                 : 16 August 2015 (1 year, 252 days)

    5. State Name  : Chhattisgarh

    Governor          : Balram Das Tandon

    Since                : 25 July 2014 (2 years, 274 days)

    7. State Name   : Goa

    Governor           : Mridula Sinha

    Since                 : 31 August 2014 (2 years, 237 days)

    8. State Name   : Gujarat

    Governor           : Om Prakash Kohli

    Since                 : 16 July 2014 (2 years, 283 days)

    9. State Name  : Haryana

    Governor          : Kaptan Singh Solanki

    Since                : 27 July 2014 (2 years, 272 days)

    10. State Name  : Himachal Pradesh

    Governor            : Acharya Dev Vrat

    Since                  : 12 August 2015 (1 year, 256 days)

    11. State Name  : Jammu and Kashmir

    Governor            : Narinder Nath Vohra

    Since                  : 25 June 2008 (8 years, 304 days)

    12. State Name  : Jharkhand

    Governor            : Draupadi Murmu

    Since                   : 18 May 2015 (1 year, 342 days)

    13. State Name  : Karnataka

    Governor            :  Vajubhai Vala

    Since                  : 1 September 2014 (2 years, 236 days)

    Distribution of Lok Sabha Seats in Indian states

    14. State Name  : Kerala

    Governor            : P. Sathasivam

    Since                  : 5 September 2014 (2 years, 232 days)

    15. State Name : Madhya Pradesh

    Governor            : Om Prakash Kohli (Additional charge)

    Since                   : 8 September 2016 (229 days)

    16. State Name : Maharashtra

    Governor           : C. Vidyasagar Rao

    Since                 : 30 August 2014 (2 years, 238 days)

    17. State Name : Manipur

    Governor          : Najma Heptulla

    Since                : 21 August 2016 (247 days)

    18. State Name : Meghalaya

    Governor          : Banwarilal Purohit (Additional charge)

    Since                 : 28 January 2017 (87 days)

    19. State Name : Mizoram

    Governor           : Nirbhay Sharma

    Since                  : 26 May 2015 (1 year, 334 days)

    20. State Name : Nagaland

    Governor           : Padmanabha Acharya

    Since                 : 19 July 2014 (2 years, 280 days)

    21. State Name : Odisha

    Governor           : S. C. Jamir

    Since                 : 21 March 2013 (4 years, 35 days)  

    22. State Name : Punjab

    Governor           : V. P. Singh Badnore

    Since                 : 22 August 2016 (246 days)

    23. State Name : Rajasthan

    Governor           : Kalyan Singh

    Since                 : 4 September 2014 (2 years, 233 days)

    24. State Name : Sikkim

    Governor          : Shriniwas Patil

    Since                : 20 July 2013 (3 years, 279 days)

    25. State Name : Tamil Nadu

    Governor            : C. Vidyasagar Rao

    Since                 : 2 September 2016 (235 days)

    26. State Name : Telangana

    Governor           : E. S. L. Narasimhan

    Since                 : 2 June 2014 (2 years, 327 days)

    27. State Name : Tripura

    Governor           : Tathagata Roy

    Since                 : 20 May 2015 (1 year, 340 days)

    28. State Name : Uttar Pradesh

    Governor          : Ram Naik

    Since                : 22 July 2014 (2 years, 277 days)

    29. State Name : Uttarakhand

    Governor         : Krishan Kant Paul

    Since               : 8 January 2015 (2 years, 107 days)

    30. State Name : West Bengal

    Governor         : Keshari Nath Tripathi

    Since               : 24 July 2014 (2 years, 275 days)

    Comparison between the National Emergency (352) and President’s Rule (356)

    Current lieutenant governors and administrators of Union Territories

     1. Union Territory: Andaman and Nicobar Islands

    Lieutenant Governor: Jagdish Mukhi

    Since                     : 22 August 2016 (246 days)

    2. Union Territory   : Chandigarh

     Administrator         : V. P. Singh Badnore (Ex-officio)

    Since                         : 22 August 2016 (246 days)

    3. Union Territory   : Dadra and Nagar Haveli

    Administrator          :  Praful Khoda Patel (Additional charge)

    Since                         : 30 December 2016 (116 days)

    4. Union Territory   : Daman and Diu

    Administrator           : Praful Khoda Patel

    Since                          : 29 August 2016 (239 days)

    5. Union Territory    : Delhi

    Lieutenant Governor: Anil Baijal

    Since                          : 31 December 2016 (115 days)             

    6. Union Territory  : Lakshadweep

    Administrator          : Farooq Khan

    Since                        : 6 September 2016 (231 days)

    7. Union Territory    :Puducherry

    Lieutenant Governor : Kiran Bedi

    Since                               :29 May 2016 (331 days)

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