Current Governors And Lieutenant Governors Of India

Current Governors And Lieutenant Governors Of India

List of Current Governors And Lieutenant Governors Of India – From Article 153 to Article 159 it is said that there will be a governor in each state. The government plays a double role – (I) As a Central Government representative, (II) As a Constitutional Head of the state.

The Governor has total executive power of the state. These powers are used by the Governors or governor’s Officials (Article 154).

Appointed, Terms, Eligibility, Oath, Salary and Resignation of The Governor

Appointed (Article 155)The Governor is appointed by the President of India .
Term and Resignation (Article 156)5 Years, But actually till the President’s exordium throughout.
The Governor sends his resignation to the President.
Eligibility (Article 157)Should be the Indian Citizen.
Should have crossed 35 years of age.
Disqualification (Article 158)Should not be on advantageous post.
The Oath (Article 159)The oath taking to the Governor is sworn by the High Court Chief justice.
Salary of GovernorRs.1,10,000/- From the State’s Consolidated Fund.

Powers of the Governor

  1. Executive Power
  2. Legislative Power
  3. Financial Power
  4. Judicial Power
  5. Sole Discretion Power

List of Current Governors And Lieutenant Governors Of India State Wise

StateGovernor NameDate of Appointment
Governor of Andhra Pradesh (AP)Shri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan24 July 2019
Governor of Arunachal PradeshBrig. (Dr.) B. D. Mishra (Retd.)3 October 2017
Governor of AssamProf. Jagdish Mukhi1 October 2017
Governor of BiharShri Phagu Chauhan29 July 2019
Governor of ChhattisgarhSushri Anusuiya Uikey29 July 2019
Governor of GoaShri Satya Pal Malik3 November, 2019
Governor of GujaratShri Acharya Dev Vrat22 July, 2019
Governor of HaryanaShri Satyadeo Narayan Arya25 August 2018
Governor of Himachal PradeshShri Bandaru Dattatraya11 September 2019
Governor of JharkhandShrimati Droupadi Murmu18 May 2015
Governor of KarnatakaShri Vajubhai Vala1 September 2014
Governor of KeralaShri Arif Mohammed Khan6 September 2019
Governor of Madhya PradeshShri Lal Ji Tandon29 July 2019
Governor of MaharashtraShri Bhagat Singh Koshyari5 September 2019
Governor of ManipurDr. Najma Heptulla21 August 2016
Governor of MeghalayaShri Tathagata Roy27 January 2020
Governor of MizoramShri P.S. Sreedharan Pillai5 November 2019
Governor of NagalandShri R. N. Ravi1 August 2019
Governor of OdishaProf. Ganeshi Lal29 May 2018
Governor of PunjabShri V.P. Singh Badnore22 August 2016
Governor of RajasthanShri Kalraj Mishra9 September 2019
Governor of SikkimShri Ganga Prasad26 August 2018
Governor of Tamil NaduShri Banwarilal Purohit6 October 2017
Governor of TelanganaDr. Tamilisai Soundararajan8 September 2019
Governor of TripuraShri Ramesh Bais29 July 2019
Governor of Uttar PradeshSmt. Anandiben Patel29 July 2019
Governor of UttarakhandSmt. Baby Rani Maurya26 August 2018
Governor of West BengalShri Jagdeep Dhankhar30 July 2019

Lieutenant Governor (LG)/ Administrator of Union Territories

Union TerritoryLieutenant Governor (LG)/ AdministratorDate of Appointment
Andaman & Nicobar IslandsAdmiral D.K. Joshi (LG)8 October 2017
ChandigarhShri V.P. Singh Badnore (Administrator)22 August 2016
Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & DiuShri Praful Patel (Administrator)26 January 2020
The Government of NCT of DelhiShri Anil Baijal (LG)31 December 2016
Jammu & KashmirShri Girish Chandra Murmu (LG)31 October 2019
LadakhShri Radha Krishna Mathur (LG)31 October 2019
LakshadweepShri Dineshwar Sharma (Administrator)3 November 2019
PuducherryDr. Kiran Bedi (LG)29 May 2016

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