List of Governors of Jammu and Kashmir

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Jammu and Kashmir in India.

Before 1965[edit]

When India became independent, Hari Singh was the Maharaja of Kashmir. Technically he remained so until 17 November 1952, although from 20 June 1949 his son Karan Singh acted as regent. From 17 November 1952 to 30 March 1965 Karan Singh was the head of state of Jammu and Kashmir styled as Sadr-e-Riyasat.On 30 March 1965;Dr Karan Singh became the first Governor of Jammu and Kashmir.

Governors of Jammu and Kashmir[edit]

# Name Took Office Left Office
1 Karan Singh 30 Mar 1965 15 May 1967
2 Bhagwan Sahay 15 May 1967 3 Jul 1973
3 Lakshmi Kant Jha 3 Jul 1973 22 Feb 1981
4 Braj Kumar Nehru 22 Feb 1981 26 Apr 1984
5 Jagmohan 26 Apr 1984 Jul 1989
6 K. V. Krishna Rao Jul 1989 19 Jan 1990
7 Jagmohan 19 Jan 1990 26 May 1990
8 Girish Chandra Saxena 26 May 1990 12 Mar 1993
9 K. V. Krishna Rao 12 Mar 1993 2 May 1998
10 Girish Chandra Saxena 2 May 1998 4 Jun 2003
11 S.K. Sinha 4 Jun 2003 25 June 2008
12 Narinder Nath Vohra 25 Jun 2008 incumbent

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