List of Governors of Mizoram

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The state of Mizoram is in northeastern India.

This is a list of governors of Mizoram, an Indian state on the border with Burma.

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.

Before statehood[edit]

S.J.Das was the chief commissioner of Mizoram from 21 January 1972 to 23 April 1972. He was followed by these Lieutenant Governors:

# Name Took Office Left Office
1 S.P.Mukherjee 24 April 1972 12 June 1974
2 S.K.Chibber 13 June 1974 26 September 1977
3 N.P.Mathur 27 September 1977 15 April 1981
4 S.N. Kohli 16 April 1981 9 August 1983
5 H.S.Dubey 10 August 1983 10 December 1986
6 Hiteswar Saikia 11 December 1986 19 February 1987

Governors of Mizoram[edit]

# Name Took Office Left Office
1 Hiteswar Saikia 20 February 1987 30 April 1989
2 General K. V. Krishna Rao (additional charge) 1 May 1989 20 July 1989
3 Capt W.A. Sangma 21 July 1989 7 February 1990
4 Swaraj Kaushal 8 February 1990 9 February 1993
5 P.R.Kyndiah 10 February 1993 28 January 1998
6 Dr A.P.Mukherjee 29 January 1998 1 May 1998
7 A. Padmanabhan 2 May 1998 30 November 2000
8 Ved Marwah (additional charge) 1 December 2000 17 May 2001
9 Amolak Rattan Kohli 18 May 2001 24 July 2006
10 Lt. Gen (Retd) M.M.Lakhera 25 July 2006 2 September 2011
11 Vakkom Purushothaman 2 September 2011 6 July 2014 12 Kamla Beniwal 6 July 2014 incumbent

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