List of Governors of Arunachal Pradesh

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Arunachal Pradesh is in northeast India.

The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh is a nominal head and representative of the President of India in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. The Governor is appointed by the President for a term of 5 years. The current governor is Nirbhay Sharma.

Powers and functions[edit]

The Governor enjoys many different types of powers:

  • Executive powers related to administration, appointments and removals,
  • Legislative powers related to lawmaking and the state legislature, that is Vidhan Sabha or Vidhan Parishad, and
  • Discretionary powers to be carried out according to the discretion of the Governor.

List of Chief Commissioners of Arunachal Pradesh[edit]

# Name Took Office Left Office
1 K. A. A. Raja 20 January 1972 1973
2 Manohar L. Kampani 1974 1975

List of Lieutenant Governors of Arunachal Pradesh[edit]

# Name Took Office Left Office
1 K. A. A. Raja 15 August 1975 18 January 1979
2 R. N. Haldipur 18 January 1979 23 July 1981
3 H. S. Dubey 23 July 1981 10 August 1983
4 Thanjavelu Rajeshwar 10 August 1983 21 November 1985
5 Shiva Swaroop 21 November 1985 20 February 1987

List of Governors of Arunachal Pradesh[edit]

# Name Took Office Left Office
1 Bhisma Narain Singh 20 February 1987 18 March 1987
2 R.D. Pradhan 19 March 1987 16 March 1990
3 Gopal Singh 17 March 1990 8 May 1990
4 Devi Das Thakur 9 May 1990 16 March 1991
5 Loknath Mishra 17 March 1991 25 March 1991
6 Surendranath Dwivedy 26 March 1991 4 July 1993
7 Madhukar Dighe 5 July 1993 20 October 1993
8 Mata Prasad 21 October 1993 16 May 1999
9 S.K. Sinha 17 May 1999 1 August 1999
10 Arvind Dave 2 August 1999 12 June 2003
11 V. C. Pande 13 June 2003 15 December. 2004
12 Shilendra Kumar Singh 16 December 2004 3 September 2007
13 K. Sankaranarayanan 4 September 2007 26 January 2008
14 Joginder Jaswant Singh 27 January 2008 28 May 2013
15 Nirbhay Sharma 29 May 2013 Incumbent

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