List of Governors of Uttar Pradesh

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This is a list of Governors of Uttar Pradesh from the independence of India in 1947. Before independence, the analogous office was the Governor of the United Provinces.

Governors of the United Provinces of Independent India (1947–1950)[edit]

On 15 August 1947 India achieved independence from the United Kingdom.

# Name Took Office Left Office Remarks
1 Sarojini Naidu 15 August 1947 1 March 1949 acting
2 B.B. Malik 2 March 1949 5 March 1949
3 Hormasji Peroshaw Mody 2 May 1949 26 January 1950
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Governors of Uttar Pradesh (1950-)[edit]

The province was renamed Uttar Pradesh on 26 January 1950, headed by the Governor of Uttar Pradesh.

# Name Took Office Left Office
1 Hormasji Peroshaw Mody 26 January 1950 1 June 1952
2 Kanhaiyalal Maneklal Munshi 2 June 1952 9 June 1957
3 Varahgiri Venkatgiri 10 June 1957 30 June 1960
4 Burgula Ramakrishna Rao 1 July 1960 15 April 1962
5 Biswanath Das 16 April 1962 30 April 1967
6 Bezawada Gopala Reddy 1 May 1967 30 June 1972
7 Shashi Kanta Verma (Acting) 1 July 1972 13 November 1972
8 Akbar Ali Khan 14 November 1972 24 October 1974
9 Marri Chenna Reddy 25 October 1974 1 October 1977
10 Ganpatrao Devji Tapase 2 October 1977 27 February 1980
11 Chandeshwar Prasad Narayan Singh 28 February 1980 31 March 1985
12 Mohammed Usman Arif 31 March 1985 11 February 1990
13 B. Satya Narayan Reddy 12 February 1990 25 May 1993
14 Motilal Vora 26 May 1993 3 May 1996
15 Mohammad Shafi Qureshi 3 May 1996 19 July 1996
16 Romesh Bhandari 19 July 1996 17 March 1998
17 Mohammad Shafi Qureshi 17 March 1998 19 April 1998
18 Suraj Bhan 20 April 1998 23 November 2000
19 Vishnu Kant Shastri 24 November 2000 2 July 2004
20 Sudarshan Agrawal (Acting) 3 July 2004 7 July 2004
21 T. V. Rajeswar 8 July 2004 27 July 2009
22 B. L. Joshi 28 July 2009 incumbent

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Governors of Uttar Pradesh". upgov.nic.in. Archived from the original on 9 July 2011. Retrieved 9 July 2011. 

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