Nagendra Nath Jha

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Nagendra Nath Jha (born January 5, 1935[1] in Darbhanga, Bihar) is an Indian diplomat.

After his graduation from Delhi University and the University of Cambridge he joined Foreign Service in 1957 and served as Indian ambassador to Ireland (1977-1979), to Turkey (1979-1981), to Kuwait (1984-1989), to Yugoslavia (1989-1990) and to Sri Lanka (1990-1993). Following his retirement he held the office of Lt Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands (2001-2004) and Lieutenant Governor of Pondicherry (2004). Jha is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party.

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Government offices
Preceded by
Ishwari Prasad Gupta
Lieutenant Governor of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands
2001-2004
Succeeded by
Ramchandra "Ram" Kapse