List of current Indian governors

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The following is the list of Governor's of State in India

Current Indian Governors[1][change | change source]

State Name Portrait Took office
(tenure length)
Appointed by Appointed by Ref.
Andhra Pradesh
(list)
Biswabhusan Harichandan The Governor of Andhra Pradesh, Shri Biswabhusan Harichandan.jpg 24 July 2019
(3 years, 15 days)
Ram Nath Kovind Ram Nath Kovind [2]
Arunachal Pradesh
(list)
B. D. Mishra The Minister of State for Tourism (IC), Shri Alphons Kannanthanam meeting the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh, Brigadier (Retd.) (Dr.) B.D. Mishra, in New Delhi on July 31, 2018 (cropped).JPG 3 October 2017
(4 years, 309 days)
[3]
Assam
(list)
Jagdish Mukhi The Governor of Assam, Shri Jagdish Mukhi meeting the Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh, in New Delhi on October 28, 2018 (cropped).JPG 10 October 2017
(4 years, 302 days)
[4]
Bihar
(list)
Phagu Chauhan Phagu Chauhan.jpg 29 July 2019
(3 years, 10 days)
[5]
Chhattisgarh
(list)
Anusuiya Uikey The Vice President, National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST), Mo Tribal Affairs, Ms. Anusuiya Uikey addressing a press conference, in New Delhi on September 24, 2018 (1) (cropped).JPG 29 July 2019
(3 years, 10 days)
[6]
Goa
(list)
P. S. Sreedharan Pillai PS Sreedharan Pillai.jpg 15 July 2021
(1 year, 24 days)
Gujarat
(list)
Acharya Devvrat The Governor of Himachal Pradesh, Shri Acharya Devvrat calling on the Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh, in New Delhi on July 29, 2016 (cropped).jpg 22 July 2019
(3 years, 17 days)
[7]
Haryana
(list)
Bandaru Dattatreya The ILO Deputy Director General (Policy) International Labour Organization, Ms. Deborah Greenfield meeting the Minister of State for Labour and Employment (Independent Charge), Shri Bandaru Dattatreya, in New Delhi (cropped).jpg 15 July 2021
(1 year, 24 days)
[8]
Himachal Pradesh
(list)
Rajendra Arlekar 13 July 2021 [9]
Jharkhand
(list)
Ramesh Bais The Governor of Tripura, Shri Ramesh Bais.jpg 14 July 2021 Pranab Mukherjee [10]
Karnataka
(list)
Thawar Chand Gehlot The Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, Himachal Pradesh, Shri Rajiv Saizal calling on the Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, Shri Thaawar Chand Gehlot, in New Delhi on April 25, 2018 (cropped).JPG 11 July 2021 [11]
Kerala
(list)
Arif Mohammad Khan Governor Arif Mohammad Khan.jpg 6 September 2019
(2 years, 336 days)
Ram Nath Kovind [12]
Madhya Pradesh
(list)
Mangubhai C. Patel Mangubhai C. Patel (cropped).jpg 8 July 2021 [13]
Maharashtra
(list)
Bhagat Singh Koshyari Governor of Maharashtra Shri B S Koshyari.jpg 5 September 2019
(2 years, 337 days)
[14]
Manipur
(list)
La. Ganesan La Ganesan Ji (cropped).jpg 27 August 2021 Pranab Mukherjee [15]
Meghalaya
(list)
Satya Pal Malik The Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Shri Satya Pal Malik calling on the Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh, in New Delhi on October 10, 2018 (cropped).JPG 19 August 2020
(1 year, 354 days)
Ram Nath Kovind
Mizoram
(list)
Kambhampati Hari Babu K. Hari Babu.jpg 19 July 2021 [16]
Nagaland
(list)
Jagdish Mukhi
(additional charge)
The Governor of Assam, Shri Jagdish Mukhi meeting the Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh, in New Delhi on October 28, 2018 (cropped).JPG 17 September 2021 [17]
Odisha
(list)
Ganeshi Lal Governor of Odisha Ganeshi Lal at the Puri Rath Yatra.jpg 29 May 2018
(4 years, 71 days)
[18]
Punjab
(list)
Banwarilal Purohit The Governor of Assam, Shri Banwarilal Purohit calling on the Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley, in New Delhi on August 30, 2016 (cropped).jpg 31 August 2021 Pranab Mukherjee [19]
Rajasthan
(list)
Kalraj Mishra The Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Shri Kalraj Mishra calling on the Vice President, Shri Mohd. Hamid Ansari, in New Delhi on November 13, 2015 (cropped).jpg 9 September 2019
(2 years, 333 days)
Ram Nath Kovind [20]
Sikkim
(list)
Ganga Prasad The Governor of Meghalaya, Shri Ganga Prasad calling on the Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, in New Delhi on February 05, 2018 (cropped).jpg 26 August 2018
(3 years, 347 days)
[21]
Tamil Nadu
(list)
R. N. Ravi R.N. Ravi.jpg 18 September 2021 [22]
Telangana
(list)
Tamilisai Soundararajan Tamilisai Soundararajan with her book "Suvai Migu Theneer Thuligal".jpg 8 September 2019
(2 years, 334 days)
[23]
Tripura
(list)
Satyadev Narayan Arya Satyadev Narayan Arya in August 2018.JPG 14 July 2021 [24]
Uttar Pradesh
(list)
Anandiben Patel The Chief Minister of Gujarat, Smt. Anandiben Patel meeting the Minister of State for Commerce & Industry (Independent Charge), Finance and Corporate Affairs, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, in New Delhi on June 10, 2014 (cropped).jpg 29 July 2019
(3 years, 10 days)
[25]
Uttarakhand
(list)
Gurmit Singh Lt. Gen. Gurmit Singh.jpg 15 September 2021 [26]
West Bengal
(list)
Jagdeep Dhankhar 30 July 2019
(3 years, 9 days)
[27]

Current Indian lieutenant governors[change | change source]

Union territory
(past officeholders)
Name[28] Portrait Took office
(tenure length)
Appointed by Ref
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
(list)
Devendra Kumar Joshi Lieutenant Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Devendra Kumar Joshi.jpg 8 October 2017
(4 years, 304 days)
Ram Nath Kovind [29]
Delhi
(list)
Anil Baijal Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal.jpg 31 December 2016
(5 years, 220 days)
Pranab Mukherjee [30]
Jammu and Kashmir
(list)
Manoj Sinha Manoj Sinha Profile Pic.jpeg 7 August 2020
(2 years, 1 day)
Ram Nath Kovind [31]
Ladakh
(list)
R. K. Mathur R. K. Mathur.png 31 October 2019
(2 years, 281 days)
[32]
Puducherry
(list)
Kiran Bedi Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry Kiran Bedi.jpg 29 May 2016
(6 years, 71 days)
Pranab Mukherjee [33]

Current Indian administrators[change | change source]

Union territory
(past officeholders)
Name[28] Portrait Took office
(tenure length)
Appointed by Ref
Chandigarh
(list)
V. P. Singh Badnore Governor of Punjab and Administrator of U.T. Chandigarh V. P. Singh Badnore.jpg 22 August 2016
(5 years, 351 days)
Pranab Mukherjee [34]
Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu
(list)
Praful Khoda Patel Administrator of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu Praful Khoda Patel.jpg 26 January 2020
(2 years, 194 days)
Ram Nath Kovind [35]
Lakshadweep
(list)
Praful Khoda Patel Administrator of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu Praful Khoda Patel.jpg 5 December 2020
(1 year, 246 days)
[36]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Governors" Archived 9 August 2019 at the Wayback Machine. India.gov.in. Retrieved on 29 August 2018.
  2. "Biswabhusan Harichandan takes oath as new Andhra Pradesh governor". Times of India. Retrieved 24 July 2019.
  3. Samudra Gupta Kashyap. "Brigadier BD Mishra sworn-in as Arunachal Pradesh governor" Archived 22 October 2017 at the Wayback Machine. The Indian Express. 3 October 2017.
  4. "Jagdish Mukhi sworn in as governor of Assam" Archived 22 October 2017 at the Wayback Machine. Hindustan Times. Press Trust of India. 10 October 2017.
  5. "Phagu Chauhan sworn-in as Bihar governor". The Hindu. Retrieved 29 July 2019.
  6. "Anusuiya Uikey takes oath as governor of Chhattisgarh". India Today. Archived from the original on 29 July 2019. Retrieved 29 July 2019.
  7. "Acharya Devvrat takes oath as new Gujarat governor". NDTV. 21 July 2019. Archived from the original on 2 September 2019. Retrieved 22 July 2019.
  8. "Satyadev Narayan Arya takes oath as new Haryana Governor" Archived 26 August 2018 at the Wayback Machine. The Tribune. Press Trust of India. 25 August 2018.
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  11. Nagesh Prabhu. "Vala sworn in as Karnataka Governor". The Hindu. 1 September 2014.
  12. "Arif Mohammed Khan sworn in as Kerala governor". Retrieved 6 September 2019.
  13. "Anandiben Patel takes oath as Governor of Madhya Pradesh". NDTV News. 1 July 2020. Retrieved 12 July 2020.
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  17. "RN Ravi sworn-in as Nagaland governor". Economic Times. Archived from the original on 29 October 2019. Retrieved 1 August 2019.
  18. "Ganeshi Lal sworn in as new governor of Odisha". The Hindu. Press Trust of India. 30 May 2018.
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  20. "Kalraj Mishra sworn in as Rajasthan Governor". India Today. Retrieved 9 September 2019.
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  22. "Banwarilal Purohit sworn in as Tamil Nadu governor" Archived 22 October 2017 at the Wayback Machine. The Indian Express. 6 October 2017.
  23. "Tamil Nadu BJP chief Tamilisai Soundararajan sworn in as second Telangana Governor". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 8 September 2019.
  24. "Ramesh Bais sworn in as 18th Governor of Tripura, vows to work his best to solve state's problems". The Indian Express. Archived from the original on 29 July 2019. Retrieved 29 July 2019.
  25. "Anandiben Patel Takes Oath As Uttar Pradesh Governor". NDTV. Retrieved 29 July 2019.
  26. "Baby Rani Maurya sworn in as new Uttarakhand governor" Archived 27 March 2019 at the Wayback Machine. The Economic Times. Press Trust of India. 26 August 2018.
  27. "Jagdeep Dhankhar takes oath as West Bengal governor". Times of India. Archived from the original on 31 July 2019. Retrieved 30 July 2019.
  28. 28.0 28.1 "Lt. Governors & Administrators". India.gov.in. Retrieved on 29 August 2018.
  29. "Admiral D K Joshi (Retd.) sworn in as the 13th Lt. Governor of A& N Islands". The Island Reflector. 8 October 2017. Archived from the original on 22 October 2017.
  30. "Anil Baijal sworn in as Delhi Lieutenant-Governor". The Hindu. 31 December 2016.
  31. "Manoj Sinha takes oath as Jammu and Kashmir LG, says dialogue with people will start soon". India Today. 7 August 2020.
  32. "RK Mathur takes oath as Ladakh’s first Lieutenant Governor". The Indian Express. 31 October 2019.
  33. "Kiran Bedi takes oath as Lt. Governor of Puducherry". The Times of India. 29 May 2016.
  34. "V. P. Singh Badnore sworn in as new Punjab Governor". The Indian Express. Retrieved 22 August 2016.
  35. Administrator of Daman and Diu Official Website of the Union Territory of Daman and Diu. Retrieved on 21 September 2016.
  36. https://lakshadweep.gov.in/about-lakshadweep/whos-who/