List of governors of Maharashtra

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Governor of Maharashtra
Incumbent
Bhagat Singh Koshyari

since 5 September 2019
StyleHis Excellency
ResidenceRaj Bhavan (Mumbai)
Additional: Raj Bhavan (Nagpur); Raj Bhavan (Pune) & Raj Bhavan (Mahabaleshwar)
AppointerPresident of India
Term lengthFive years
Inaugural holderJohn Colville, PC, GCIE
Formation24 March 1943; 77 years ago (1943-03-24)
WebsiteRaj Bhavan Maharashtra

The Governor of Maharashtra is the Ceremonial head of the state of Maharashtra.[1]

List[change | change source]

Name
(birth–death)
Portrait Term Appointed by
(President of India)
Bombay State (Before Independence)
** John Colville, PC, GCIE 24 March 1943 5 January 1948 4 years, 287 days Viscount Wavell
(Governor General)
Bombay State (After Independence)
1 Raja Sir Maharaj Singh, CIE Raja Maharaj Singh.jpg 6 January 1948 30 May 1952 4 years, 145 days L. Mountbatten
(Governor General)
2 Sir Girija Shankar Bajpai, KCSI, KBE, CIE Girja Shankar Bajpai.jpg 30 May 1952 5 December 1954 2 years, 189 days Dr. Rajendra Prasad
3 Dr Harekrushna Mahatab Harekrushna Mahatab 2000 stamp of India.jpg 2 March 1955 14 October 1956 1 year, 226 days
Maharashtra
4 Sri Prakasa Sri Prakasa 1991 stamp of India.jpg 10 December 1956 16 April 1962 5 years, 127 days Dr. Rajendra Prasad
5 Dr P. Subbarayan P Subbarayan 1989 stamp of India.jpg 17 April 1962 6 October 1962 172 days
6 Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit 1965b.jpg 28 November 1962 18 October 1964 1 year, 325 days Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
7 Dr P V Cherian 14 November 1964 8 November 1969 4 years, 359 days
8 Ali Yavar Jung 26 February 1970 11 December 1976 V. V. Giri
9 Sri Sadiq Ali 30 April 1977 3 November 1980 B. D. Jatti
(Acting President)
10 O P Mehra 3 November 1980 5 March 1982 Neelam Sanjiva Reddy
11 Idris Hasan Latif 6 March 1982 16 April 1985
12 Kona Prabhakara Rao 31 May 1985 2 April 1986 Zail Singh
13 Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma Shankar Dayal Sharma 36.jpg 3 April 1986 2 September 1987
14 Kasu Brahmananda Reddy Kasu Brahmananda Reddy 2011 stamp of India.jpg 20 February 1988 18 January 1990 R. Venkataraman
15 Dr. C Subramaniam Chidambaram Subramaniam.jpg 15 February 1990 9 January 1993
16 Dr. P.C. Alexander 12 January 1993 13 July 2002 9 years, 182 days Shankar Dayal Sharma
17 Mohammed Fazal 10 October 2002 5 December 2004 2 years, 56 days A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
18 S.M. Krishna Somanahalli Mallaiah Krishna (cropped).jpg 12 December 2004 5 March 2008 3 years, 84 days
19 S.C. Jamir Governor S. C. Jamir with CM Naveen Patnaik and President Kovind (cropped).jpg 9 March 2008 22 January 2010 1 year, 319 days Pratibha Patil
20 Kateekal Sankaranarayanan K. Sankaranarayanan.jpg 22 January 2010 24 August 2014 4 years, 214 days
21 Chennamaneni Vidyasagar Rao Governor of Maharashtra C. Vidyasagar Rao.jpg 30 August 2014 4 September 2019 5 years, 5 days Pranab Mukherjee
22 Bhagat Singh Koshyari 5 September 2019 Incumbent 1 year, 62 days Ramnath Kovind

References[change | change source]

  1. "Governor - Information under RTI Act" (PDF). p. 1. Archived from the original (PDF) on 20 February 2014. Retrieved 16 March 2013.