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 Governor||Rs.1,10,000/- From the State’s Consolidated Fund.|
Powers of the Governor
- Executive Power
- Legislative Power
- Financial Power
- Judicial Power
- Sole Discretion Power
List of Current Governors And Lieutenant Governors Of India State Wise
|State||Governor Name||Date of Appointment|
|Governor of Andhra Pradesh (AP)||Shri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan||24 July 2019|
|Governor of Arunachal Pradesh||Brig. (Dr.) B. D. Mishra (Retd.)||3 October 2017|
|Governor of Assam||Prof. Jagdish Mukhi||1 October 2017|
|Governor of Bihar||Shri Phagu Chauhan||29 July 2019|
|Governor of Chhattisgarh||Sushri Anusuiya Uikey||29 July 2019|
|Governor of Goa||Shri Satya Pal Malik||3 November, 2019|
|Governor of Gujarat||Shri Acharya Dev Vrat||22 July, 2019|
|Governor of Haryana||Shri Satyadeo Narayan Arya||25 August 2018|
|Governor of Himachal Pradesh||Shri Bandaru Dattatraya||11 September 2019|
|Governor of Jharkhand||Shrimati Droupadi Murmu||18 May 2015|
|Governor of Karnataka||Shri Vajubhai Vala||1 September 2014|
|Governor of Kerala||Shri Arif Mohammed Khan||6 September 2019|
|Governor of Madhya Pradesh||Shri Lal Ji Tandon||29 July 2019|
|Governor of Maharashtra||Shri Bhagat Singh Koshyari||5 September 2019|
|Governor of Manipur||Dr. Najma Heptulla||21 August 2016|
|Governor of Meghalaya||Shri Tathagata Roy||27 January 2020|
|Governor of Mizoram||Shri P.S. Sreedharan Pillai||5 November 2019|
|Governor of Nagaland||Shri R. N. Ravi||1 August 2019|
|Governor of Odisha||Prof. Ganeshi Lal||29 May 2018|
|Governor of Punjab||Shri V.P. Singh Badnore||22 August 2016|
|Governor of Rajasthan||Shri Kalraj Mishra||9 September 2019|
|Governor of Sikkim||Shri Ganga Prasad||26 August 2018|
|Governor of Tamil Nadu||Shri Banwarilal Purohit||6 October 2017|
|Governor of Telangana||Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan||8 September 2019|
|Governor of Tripura||Shri Ramesh Bais||29 July 2019|
|Governor of Uttar Pradesh||Smt. Anandiben Patel||29 July 2019|
|Governor of Uttarakhand||Smt. Baby Rani Maurya||26 August 2018|
|Governor of West Bengal||Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar||30 July 2019|
Lieutenant Governor (LG)/ Administrator of Union Territories
|Union Territory||Lieutenant Governor (LG)/ Administrator||Date of Appointment|
|Andaman & Nicobar Islands||Admiral D.K. Joshi (LG)||8 October 2017|
|Chandigarh||Shri V.P. Singh Badnore (Administrator)||22 August 2016|
|Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu||Shri Praful Patel (Administrator)||26 January 2020|
|The Government of NCT of Delhi||Shri Anil Baijal (LG)||31 December 2016|
|Jammu & Kashmir||Manoj Sinha (LG)||31 October 2019|
|Ladakh||Shri Radha Krishna Mathur (LG)||31 October 2019|
|Lakshadweep||Shri Dineshwar Sharma (Administrator)||3 November 2019|
|Puducherry||Dr. Kiran Bedi (LG)||29 May 2016|
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