List of Governors of Sikkim

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The state of Sikkim is in northeast India.

This is a list of the Governors of Sikkim, a state in northeast India.

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 Sikkim[edit]

# Name Took Office Left Office
1 B.B. Lal 16 May 1975 9 January 1981
2 Homi J.H. Taleyarkhan 10 January 1981 17 June 1984
3 Kona Prabhakar Rao 18 June 1984 30 May 1985
4 Bhishma Narain Singh (additional charge) 31 May 1985 20 November 1985
5 T.V. Rajeswar 21 January 1985 1 March 1989
6 S.K. Bhatnagar 2 March 1989 7 February 1990
7 Radhakrishna Hariram Tahiliani 8 February 1990 20 September 1994
8 P. Shiv Shankar 21 September 1994 11 November 1995
9 K.V. Raghunatha Reddy (additional charge) 12 November 1995 9 February 1996
10 Chaudhary Randhir Singh 10 February 1996 17 May 2001
11 Kidar Nath Sahani 18 May 2001 25 October 2002
12 V. Rama Rao 26 October 2002 12 July 2006
13 R.S. Gavai (acting) 13 July 2006 12 August 2006
14 V. Rama Rao 13 August 2006 25 October 2007
15 Sudarshan Agarwal 25 October 2007 8 July 2008
16 Balmiki Prasad Singh 9 July 2008 30 June 2013
17 Shriniwas Dadasaheb Patil[1] 1 July 2013 Incumbent

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