Viren J. Shah

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Viren J. Shah
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Viren J. Shah
21st Governor of West Bengal
In office
December 1999 – 2004
Preceded by Shyamal Kumar Sen
Succeeded by Gopal Krishna Gandhi
Personal details
Born (1926-05-12)12 May 1926
Died 9 March 2013(2013-03-09) (aged 86)
Residence Raj Bhavan, Kolkata

Viren J. Shah (May 12, 1926 - March 9, 2013) was an Indian politician and one-time Governor of the Indian State of West Bengal.[1]

Shah was a member of Lok Sabha from 1967 to 1970 and of Rajya Sabha during 1975 -1981 and 1990-1996. He had served as Treasurer of the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Shah was chairman emeritus of Mukand Steel, a steel and engineering company in Mumbai, where he held the position of managing director for 27 years from 1972 to 1999.[2]

Preceded by
Shyamal Kumar Sen
Governor of West Bengal
Succeeded by
Gopalkrishna Gandhi


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