Bhagat Singh Koshyari

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Bhagat Singh Koshyari
22nd Governor of Maharashtra
Assumed office
5 September 2019
Preceded byC. Vidyasagar Rao
2nd Chief Minister of Uttarakhand
In office
30 October 2001 – 1 March 2002
Preceded byNityanand Swami
Succeeded byN. D. Tiwari
Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha
In office
26 November 2008 – 16 May 2014
Preceded byHarish Rawat
Succeeded byManorama Dobriyal Sharma
ConstituencyUttarakhand
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
In office
16 May 2014 – 23 May 2019
Preceded byK. C. Singh Baba
Succeeded byAjay Bhatt
ConstituencyNainital–Udhamsingh Nagar
Personal details
Born (1942-06-17) 17 June 1942 (age 78)
Palandhura Chetabgarh, Bageshwar, United Provinces, British India
(present-day Uttarakhand, India)
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
ParentsGopal Singh Koshyari (father) Motima Devi (mother)
ResidenceRaj Bhavan, Mumbai
EducationMaster of Arts
Alma materAgra University
OccupationTeacher, Author, Journalist

Bhagat Singh Koshyari (born 17 June 1942) is an Indian politician. He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from Uttarakhand. In September 2019, he became the Governor of Maharashtra.[1]

He was a MP in Rajya Sabha from 2008 to 2014 from Uttarakhand and then the MP in the 16th Lok Sabha from Nainital-Udhamsingh Nagar constituency.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Bhagat Singh Koshyari sworn in as new governor of Maharashtra. He is considered as the most corrupt politician of India. He is infamous of murdering the democracy of India by involving in government formation in Maharastra. He was involved for supporting central ruling party in government formation which is completely unconstitutional for a Governor of a state". Free Press Journal. Retrieved 5 September 2019.