Prabha Rau (4 March 1935 – 26 April 2010) was an Indian politician and the Governor of Rajasthan state of India when she died. She was appointed as Governor of Rajasthan after she was transferred from Governor of Himachal Pradesh after Urmila Singh took charge on 25 Jan 2010 at Shimla. Initially following the death of previous governor of Rajasthan S.K. Singh, she got additional charge as Governor of Rajashthan along with charge of Governor of Himachal Pradesh. She was the governor of Himachal Pradesh since 19 July 2008. She was the former president of Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee. She hails from Wardha. She has a brother named Arun Wasu.
|Governor of Rajasthan|
2 December 2009 – 26 April 2010
|Preceded by||Shilendra Kumar Singh|
|Succeeded by||Shivraj Patil|
|16th Governor of Himachal Pradesh|
19 July 2008 – 24 January 2010
|Preceded by||Vishnu Sadashiv Kokje|
|Succeeded by||Urmila Singh|
|Born||4 March 1935|
|Died||26 April 2010(aged 75)|
She was Member of Parliament in 13th Lok Sabha and was elected from Wardha (Lok Sabha constituency) in Maharashtra. She was elected to Maharashtra Legislative Assembly in 1972 from Pulgaon for the first time.
She was a former athlete and had represented Maharashtra in the long jump, high jump, hurdles, discus throw, and running . She was a musician and held a master's degree in Politics and Music.
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- Lok Sabha Members – Prabha Rau Profile Archived 3 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine Lok Sabha
- Rajasthan Governor Prabha Rau passes away[permanent dead link] The Hindu
Vishnu Sadashiv Kokje
| Governor of Himachal Pradesh