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List of All-State Governors

Article 153 of the Indian Constitution states that each state must have a governor. Except as otherwise specified in this Article, no individual may be appointed as Governor of two or more states. Article 155 also specifies the Governor’s Nomination, which stipulates that the Governor of a State should be nominated by the President by warrant bearing his hand and seal.

Presently there are 28 states in India and each state has a Governor appointed by the current President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind. Except in the case of Shri Jagdish Mukhi, who holds the office of Governor for two states simultaneously, all other Governors of states are in charge of a single state.

List of All State Governors in India

Following is the list of Governors who are currently holding office in India, they are detailed as to when they assumed the charge of the office.

Current Governors of all Indian states
S.No. State Name Took office
1 Andhra Pradesh Biswabhusan Harichandan 24-Jul-19
2 Arunachal Pradesh B. D. Mishra 03-Oct-17
3 Assam Jagdish Mukhi 10-Oct-17
4 Bihar Phagu Chauhan 29-Jul-19
5 Chhattisgarh Anusuiya Uikey 29-Jul-19
6 Goa P. S. Sreedharan Pillai 15-Jul-21
7 Gujarat Acharya Devvrat 22-Jul-19
8 Haryana Bandaru Dattatreya 15-Jul-21
9 Himachal Pradesh Rajendra Arlekar 13-Jul-21
10 Jharkhand Ramesh Bais 14-Jul-21
11 Karnataka Thawar Chand Gehlot 11-Jul-21
12 Kerala Arif Mohammad Khan 06-Sep-19
13 Madhya Pradesh Mangubhai C. Patel 08-Jul-21
14 Maharashtra Bhagat Singh Koshyari 05-Sep-19
15 Manipur La. Ganesan 27-Aug-21
16 Meghalaya Satya Pal Malik 19-Aug-20
17 Mizoram Kambhampati Hari Babu 19-Jul-21
18 Nagaland Jagdish Mukhi (additional charge) 17-Sep-21
19 Odisha Ganeshi Lal 29-May-18
20 Punjab Banwarilal Purohit 31-Aug-21
21 Rajasthan Kalraj Mishra 09-Sep-19
22 Sikkim Ganga Prasad 26-Aug-18
23 Tamil Nadu R. N. Ravi 18-Sep-21
24 Telangana Tamilisai Soundararajan 08-Sep-19
25 Tripura Satyadev Narayan Arya 14-Jul-21
26 Uttar Pradesh Anandiben Patel 29-Jul-19
27 Uttarakhand Gurmit Singh 15-Sep-21
28 West Bengal Jagdeep Dhankhar 30-Jul-19

 

Term of a Governor in India

Article 156 of the Constitution of India, which lays down the Governor’s term of office, describes the term of the Governor holding office as under;

  1. The Governor shall serve at the discretion of the President.
  2. The Governor may quit his position by communicating to the President under his hand.
  3. According to the preceding subclause, a Governor shall occupy the office for a term of five years beginning on the date he takes office. Granted, however, that a Governor shall continue to hold office till his successor takes office, regardless of the expiry of his tenure.

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