List of governors of Himachal Pradesh

This is a list of governors of Himachal Pradesh. Bandaru Dattatreya is the 20th Governor (29th if governors with additional charge also counted) of Himachal Pradesh since 11 September 2019. Out of the regular 19 governors (except the present one) of the state only 3 have been able to complete their full terms i.e. S. Chakravarti (1971-77), Vishnu Sadashiv Kokje (2003-08) and Urmila Singh (2010-15).

Governor of Himachal Pradesh
Bandaru Dattatreya.jpg
Incumbent
Bandaru Dattatreya

since 11 September 2019
StyleHis Excellency
ResidenceRaj Bhavan; Shimla
AppointerPresident of India
Term lengthFive Years
Inaugural holderS. Chakravarti, ICS Retd.
Formation25 January 1971; 50 years ago (1971-01-25)
Websitehttps://himachalrajbhavan.nic.in

Lieutenant Governors of Himachal PradeshEdit

# Name Took office Left office
1 Maj. Gen. K. S. Himmatsinhji (retd.) 1 March 1952 31 December 1954
2 Raja Bajrang Bahadur Singh of Bhadri 1 January 1955 13 August 1963
3 Sh. Bhagawan Sahay 14 August 1963 25 February 1966
4 Sh. V. Viswanathan, ICS (retd.) 26 February 1966 6 May 1967
5 Sh. Om Parkash 7 May 1967 15 May 1967
6 Lt. Gen. K. Bhadur Singh (retd.) 16 May 1967 24 January 1971

Governors of Himachal PradeshEdit

# Name Took office Left office
1 Sh. S. Chakravarti 25 January 1971 16 February 1977
2 Sh. Amin ud-din Ahmad Khan 17 February 1977 25 August 1981
3 Sh. A. K. Banerjee 26 August 1981 15 April 1983
4 Sh. Hokishe Sema 16 April 1983 7 March 1986
- Justice Prabodh Dinkarrao Desai (Addl. charge) 8 March 1986 16 April 1986
5 Vice Admiral R. K. S. Ghandhi 17 April 1986 15 February 1990
- Sh. S. M. H. Burney (Addl. Charge)[1] 2 December 1987 10 January 1988
- Sh. H. A. Brari (Addl. Charge)[1] 20 December 1989 12 January 1990
6 Sh. B. Rachaiah 16 February 1990 19 December 1990
7 Sh. Virendra Verma 20 December 1990 29 January 1993
- Sh. Surendra Nath (Addl. Charge) 30 January 1993 10 December 1993
8 Sh. Bali Ram Bhagat 11 February 1993 29 June 1993
9 Sh. Gulsher Ahmad 30 June 1993 26 November 1993
- Sh. Surendra Nath (Addl. Charge) 27 November 1993 9 July 1994
- Justice Viswanathan Ratnam (Addl. Charge) 10 July 1994 30 July 1994
10 Sh. Sudhakarrao Naik 30 July 1994 17 September 1995
- Sh. Mahabir Prasad (Addl. Charge) 18 September 1995 16 November 1995
11 Smt. Sheila Kaul 17 November 1995 22 April 1996
- Sh. Mahabir Prasad (Addl. Charge) 23 April 1996 25 July 1997
12 Smt. V. S. Ramadevi 26 July 1997 1 December 1999
13 Sh. Vishnu Kant Shastri 2 December 1999 23 November 2000
14 Sh. Suraj Bhan 23 November 2000 7 May 2003
15 Justice (Retd) Vishnu Sadashiv Kokje 8 May 2003 19 July 2008
16 Prabha Rau 19 July 2008 24 January 2010
17 Urmila Singh 25 January 2010 24 January 2015
- Kalyan Singh (Addl. Charge) 28 January 2015 12 August 2015
18 Acharya Devvrat 12 August 2015 21 July 2019
19 Kalraj Mishra 22 July 2019 10 September 2019
20 Bandaru Dattatreya 11 September 2019 Incumbent

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Governor House, Himachal Pradesh, India - Governors of Himachal Pradesh". himachalrajbhavan.nic.in.

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