Anandiben Patel

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Anandiben Patel
Anandiben Patel Ji.jpg
28th Governor of Uttar Pradesh
Assumed office
29 July 2019
PresidentRamnath Kovind
Chief MinisterYogi Adityanath
Preceded byRam Naik
21st Governor of Madhya Pradesh
Assumed office
1 July 2020
Chief MinisterShivraj Singh Chouhan
Preceded byLalji Tandon
In office
23 January 2018 – 28 July 2019
Chief MinisterShivraj Singh Chouhan
Kamal Nath
Preceded byOm Prakash Kohli
Succeeded byLalji Tandon
Governor of Chhattisgarh
In office
15 August 2018 – 28 July 2019
Chief MinisterProf. Raman Singh
Bhupesh Baghel
Preceded byBalram Das Tandon
Succeeded byAnusuiya Uikey
15th Chief Minister of Gujarat
In office
22 May 2014 – 7 August 2016
Preceded byNarendra Modi
Succeeded byVijay Rupani
Member of Gujarat Legislative Assembly
In office
2002–2012
ConstituencyPatan
Member of Gujarat Legislative Assembly
In office
1998–2002
ConstituencyMandal
MP of Rajya Sabha for Gujarat
In office
1994–1998
Personal details
Born (1941-11-21) 21 November 1941 (age 78)
Vijapur, Bombay Presidency, British India
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s)Mafatlal Patel (estranged)
Children2
ParentsJethabhai Patel (father)
Menaben Patel (mother)
ResidenceRaj Bhavan, Lucknow

Anandiben Patel (born 21 November 1941)[1] is an Indian politician. She was the former Chief Minister of Gujarat. She was the first female chief minister of the state.[2] She was a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) since 1987. She was the Cabinet Minister for Education from 2002 to 2007.

In 19 January 2018, she became the Governor of Madhya Pradesh replacing Om Prakash Kohli who was holding additional charge since September 2016.[3]

In July 2020, she became Governor of Madhya Pradesh again.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Anandiben homepage". Archived from the original on 26 June 2014. Retrieved 23 June 2014.
  2. "Anandiben Patel Resigned". Indian Express. Retrieved 1 August 2016.
  3. Former Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel to be up's governor