List of Governors of Chhattisgarh

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Chhattisgarh is in central India.
Government of Chhattisgarh
Seat of Government Raipur
Executive
Governor Balram Das Tandon
Chief Minister Raman Singh
Legislature
Assembly
  • Chhattisgarh Vidhan Sabha
Speaker Gouri Shankar Agrawal
Judiciary
High Court Chhattisgarh High Court
Chief Justice Yatindra Singh

The Governor of Chhattisgarh is a nominal head and representative of the President of India in the state of Chhattisgarh. The Governor is appointed by the President for a maximum period of 5 years. The current governor, since 19 June 2014, is Ram Naresh Yadav. On 14 July 2014, Balramji Dass Tandon was named as the next Governor of Chhattisgarh.[1]

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.

Governors of Chhattisgarh[edit]

# Name Took Office Left Office
1 D. N. Sahay 1 November 2000 1 June 2003
2 Krishna Moahan Seth 2 June 2003 25 January 2007
3 E. S. L. Narasimhan 25 January 2007 23 January 2010
4 Shekhar Dutt 23 January 2010 19 June 2014
5 Ram Naresh Yadav (Acting) 19 June 2014 14 July 2014
6 Balram Das Tandon 18 July 2014 Incumbent

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Governors of UP, Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat and Nagaland named". IANS. news.biharprabha.com. Retrieved 14 July 2014. 

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