Triloki Nath Chaturvedi (18 January 1929 – 5 January 2020), was an officer of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and was the 14th Governor of Karnataka from 2002–2007.

T. N. Chaturvedi
T. N. Chaturvedi.jpg
14th Governor of Karnataka
In office
21 August 2002 – 20 August 2007
Preceded byV. S. Ramadevi
Succeeded byRameshwar Thakur
Personal details
Triloki Nath Chaturvedi

(1929-01-18)18 January 1929
Kannauj, Uttar Pradesh, British Raj
Died5 January 2020(2020-01-05) (aged 90)
Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
AwardsPadma Vibhushan

After retirement from IAS Chaturvedi held the office of Comptroller and Auditor General of India from 1984 to 1989. He was awarded the Padma Vibhushan in 1991.[1] He became Governor of Karnataka on 21 August 2002. He was also the Governor of Kerala from 25 February 2004, following the death of Sikander Bakht, until June 2004, when he was replaced by a newly appointed governor. Chaturvedi gained wide recognition for his role as Karnataka Governor. He was replaced as governor by Rameshwar Thakur on 21 August 2007.

He was a prospective contender for the post of President of India in 2017[2]

On 5 January 2020, Chaturvedi died at Kailash Hospital in Noida at age 90.[3]


  1. ^ [1][dead link]
  2. ^ "News Headlines, Breaking News, Election 2019 News, Today News, English News - Hindustan Times". Retrieved 1 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Ex-Karnataka governor TN Chaturvedi passes away". Retrieved 9 January 2020.

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Political offices
Preceded by
V. S. Ramadevi
Governor of Karnataka
2002 – 2007
Succeeded by
Rameshwar Thakur
Preceded by
Sikander Bakht
Governor of Kerala
25 February 2004 - 23 June 2004
Succeeded by
R. L. Bhatia