List of Governors of Chhattisgarh
|Seat of Government||Raipur|
|Governor||Balram Das Tandon|
|Chief Minister||Raman Singh|
|Speaker||Gouri Shankar Agrawal|
|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.
Powers and functions
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
|#||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|
- "New Governors of UP, Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat and Nagaland named". IANS. news.biharprabha.com. Retrieved 14 July 2014.