List of Governors of Punjab (India)

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This is a List of the Governors of Punjab state in India since its independence on 15 August 1947. Since 1985 the Governor of Punjab has acted as the Administrator of Chandigarh as well.

Governors of Punjab[edit]

# Name Took Office Left Office
1 Sir Chandulal Madhavlal Trivedi 15 August 1947 11 March 1953
2 Sir Chandeshwar Prasad Narayan Singh 11 March 1953 15 September 1958
3 Narahar Vishnu Gadgil 15 September 1958 1 October 1962
4 Pattom Thanu Pillai 1 October 1962 4 May 1964
5 Hafiz Mohammad Ibrahim 4 May 1964 1 September 1965
6 Sardar Ujjal Singh 1 September 1965 26 June 1966
7 Dharma Vira 27 June 1966 1 June 1967
8 Mehar Singh 1 June 1967 16 October 1967
9 D. C. Pavate 16 October 1967 21 May 1973
10 Mahendra Mohan Choudhry 21 May 1973 1 September 1977
11 Ranjit Singh Narula 1 September 1977 24 September 1977
12 Jaisukh Lal Hathi 24 September 1977 26 August 1981
13 Aminuddin Ahmad Khan 26 August 1981 21 April 1982
14 Marri Chenna Reddy 21 April 1982 7 February 1983
15 S. S. Sandhawalia 7 February 1983 21 February 1983
16 Anant Prasad Sharma 21 February 1983 10 October 1983
17 Bhairab Dutt Pande 10 October 1983 3 July 1984
18 Kershasp Tehmurasp Satarawala 3 July 1984 14 March 1985
19 Arjun Singh 14 March 1985 14 November 1985
20 Hokishe Sema 14 November 1985 26 November 1985
21 Shankar Dayal Sharma 26 November 1985 2 April 1986
22 Siddharta Shankar Ray 2 April 1986 8 December 1989
23 Nirmal Mukarji 8 December 1989 14 June 1990
24 Virendra Verma 14 June 1990 18 December 1990
25 General Om Prakash Malhotra 18 December 1990 7 August 1991
26 Surendra Nath 7 August 1991 9 July 1994
27 Sudhakar Panditrao Kurdukar 10 July 1994 18 September 1994
28 Lieutenant General B.K.N. Chhibber 18 September 1994 27 November 1999
29 Lieutenant General J. F. R. Jacob 27 November 1999 8 May 2003
30 Om Prakash Verma 8 May 2003 3 November 2004
31 Akhlaqur Rahman Kidwai 3 November 2004 16 November 2004
32 General Sunith Francis Rodrigues 16 November 2004 22 January 2010
32 Shivraj Patil 22 January 2010 incumbent

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