List of Governors of Maharashtra

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The Governor of Maharashtra is the Executive Head of the State of Maharashtra. Constitution of India confers the executive powers of the State to the Governor. The Governor exercises all powers on the aid and advice of the Council of Ministers.[1]

Powers and duties(Functions)[edit]

The Governor appoints many top authorities as follows:

  1. Advocate General of Maharashtra.
  2. Lokayukta and Upa Lokayukta.
  3. State Election Commissioner
  4. Chairman and Members of the Maharashtra Administrative Tribunal.
  5. Chairman and Members of the Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission.
  6. Chairman and Members of the Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC).
  7. Chairmen and Members of the 3 Development Boards.
  8. Sheriff of Mumbai.
  9. State Chief Information Commissioner.

Governors of Maharashtra[edit]

This is a list of governors of the erstwhile Bombay State and Maharashtra:[2]

# Name Took Office Left Office
1 The Rt. Hon. Sir John Colville, PC, GCIE 1943 1948
2 Raja Sir Maharaj Singh, CIE 1948 1952
3 Sir Girija Shankar Bajpai, KCSI, KBE, CIE 1952 1954
4 Dr Harekrushna Mahatab 1955 1956
5 Sri Prakasa 1956 1962
6 Dr P. Subbarayan 17 April 1962 6 October 1962
7 Vijayalakshmi Pandit 28 November 1962 18 October 1964
8 Dr P V Cherian 14 November 1964 8 November 1969
9 Ali Yavar Jung 26 February 1970 11 December 1976
10 Sri Sadiq Ali 30 April 1977 3 November 1980
11 Air Chief Marshal O P Mehra 3 November 1980 5 March 1982
12 Air Chief Marshal I H Latif 6 March 1982 16 April 1985
13 Kona Prabhakara Rao 31 May 1985 2 April 1986
14 Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma 3 April 1986 2 September 1987
15 Kasu Brahmananda Reddy 20 February 1988 18 January 1990
16 Dr. C Subramaniam 15 February 1990 9 January 1993
17 Dr. P.C. Alexander 12 January 1993 13 July 2002
18 Mohammed Fazal 10 October 2002 5 December 2004
19 S.M. Krishna 12 December 2004 5 March 2008
20 S.C. Jamir 9 March 2008 22 January 2010
21 Kateekal Sankaranarayanan 22 January 2010 Present

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Governor - Information under RTI Act". p. 1. Retrieved 16 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "Previous Governors List". Office of the Governor of Maharashtra. Retrieved 9 February 2010.