1. Name: Gurumukh Nihal Singh
Tenure: 1 November 1956 - 16 April 1962
2. Name: Sampurnanand
Tenure: 16 April 1962 - 16 April 1967
About him: Dr Sampurnanand was a politician and teacher in Uttar Pradesh. He was a researcher of Hindi and Sanskrit who succeeded Govind Ballabh Pant. Sampurnanand’s council of ministers were 28 in number and he ruled Uttar Pradesh until December, 1960.
3. Name: Sardar Hukam Singh
Tenure: 16 April 1967 - 1 July 1972
About him: Sardar Hukam Singh was a politician of India and the former speaker of the Lok Sabha during 1962 - 1967.
4. Name: Sardar Jogendra Singh
Tenure: 1 July 1972-15 February 1977
5. Name: Vedpal Tyagi (acting)
Tenure: 15 February 1977 - 11 May 1977
6. Name: Raghukul Tilak
Tenure: 17 May 1977 - 8 August 1981
7. Name: K.D. Sharma (acting)
Tenure: 8 August 1981 - 6 March 1982
8. Name: Om Prakash Mehra
Tenure: 6 March 1982 - 4 January 1985
About him: Om Prakash Mehra was Chief of the Air Staff during 1973 - 1976. He was conferred Param Vishistht Sewa Medal in the year 1968. He was also awarded Padma Vibhushan in the year 1977. He later became the governor of Maharashtra during 1980 - 1982 and governor of Rajasthan during 1982 - 1985.
9. Name: Vasantrao Patil
Tenure: 20 November 1985 - 15 October 1987
About him: Vasantdada Patil was a politician of India from Sangli in Maharashtra state. He was recognized as the 1st modern Maratha strongman as well as the first mass leader in the politics of Maharashtra.
10. Name: Sukhdev Prasad
Tenure: 20 February 1988 - 3 February 1990
11. Name: Milap Chand Jain (acting)
Tenure: 3 February 1990 - 14 February 1990
About him: Milap Chand Jain was the past Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court.
12. Name: Debi Prasad Chattopadhyaya
Tenure: 14 February 1990 - 26 August 1991
About him: Debi Prasad Chattopadhyaya is the Founder as well as the Chairman of Indian Council of Philosophical Research New Delhi.
13. Name: Swarup Singh (acting)
Tenure: 26 August 1991 - 5 February 1992
14. Name: Marri Chenna Reddy
Tenure: 5 February, 1992 - 31 May 1993
15. Name: Dhanik Lal Mandal (additional charge)
Tenure: 31 May 1993 - 30 June 1993
About him: Dhanik Lal Mandal is a politician from Indian state of Bihar. He was designated to Lok Sabha from Jhanjharpur, Bihar, twice in the year 1977 and in 1980. He was also the member of Bihar Legislative Assembly and the speaker of Bihar Legislative Assembly.
16. Name: Bali Ram Bhagat
Tenure: 30 June 1993 - 1 May 1998
About him: Bali Ram Bhagat was a politician of India born in Patna, Bihar. He was the Speaker of Lok Sabha during 1976 – 1977.
17. Name: Darbara Singh
Tenure: 1 May 1998 - 24 May 1998
About him: Sardar Darbara Singh was born into the affluent Jat zamindar family in Punjab.
18. Name: Navrang Lal Tibrewal (acting)
Tenure: 25 May 1998 - 16 January 1999
19. Name: Anshuman Singh
Tenure: 16 January 1999 - 14 May 2003
About him: Anshuman Singh is a past governor of Rajasthan. He was the governor of Rajasthan state from 1999 to 2003. Prior to that, he was governor of Gujarat in the year 1998.
20. Name: Nirmal Chandra Jain
Tenure: 14 May 2003 - 22 September 2003
21. Name: Kailashpati Mishra (additional charge)
Tenure: 22 September 2003 - 14 January 2004
About him: Kailashpati Mishra was a politician of India. He was the leader of the BJP and a former Governor of Gujarat.
22. Name: Madan Lal Khurana
Tenure: 14 January 2004 - 1 November 2004
About him: Madan Lal Khurana is a politician of India and the former Chief Minister of Delhi.
23. Name: T. V. Rajeswar (additional charge)
Tenure: 1 November 2004 - 8 November 2004
About him: T. V. Rajeswar is a former Intelligence Bureau Chief, former IPS officer and former Governor of West Bengal, Sikkim and Uttar Pradesh. He was also awarded the Padma Vibhushan in the year 2012.
24. Name: Pratibha Patil
Tenure: 8 November 2004 - 21 June 2007
About her: Pratibha Devisingh Patil is a politician who served as the twelfth President of India during 2007 – 2012. She was the 1st woman to hold the office.
25. Name: Akhlaqur Rahman Kidwai (additional charge)
Tenure: 21 June 2007 - 6 September 2007
About him: Akhlaqur Rahman Kidwai is a politician. He was a Rajya Sabha member during 2000-2004.
26. Name: S. K. Singh
Tenure: 6 September 2007 - 1 December 2009
About him: Shilendra Kumar Singh was a diplomat. He was the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh during December 2004 - September 2007 and Governor of Rajasthan during September 2007 - December 2009.
27. Name: Prabha Rau
Tenure: 2 December 2009 - 26 April 2010
About her: Prabha Rau was a politician and Governor of Rajasthan since December 2009.
28. Name: Shivraj Patil (additional charge)
Tenure: 26 April 2010 - 28 April 2012
About him: Shivraj Vishwanath Patil is a politician, the current Governor of Punjab state and the administrator of Chandigarh.
29. Name: Margaret Alva
Tenure: 28 April 2012 - Incumbent
About him: Margaret Alva is the current governor of Rajasthan. Previously, she was the governor of Uttarakhand.
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