Anthony Lancelot Dias

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A. L. Dias
9th Governor of West Bengal
In office
21 August 1971 – 6 November 1979
Preceded byShanti Swaroop Dhavan
Succeeded byTribhuvana Narayana Singh
Personal details
Anthony Lancelot Dias

March 13, 1910
DiedSeptember 22, 2002(2002-09-22) (aged 92)
OccupationICS Officer

Anthony Lancelot Dias, also known as A. L. Dias (13 March 1910 – 22 September 2002),[1] was an Indian Civil Service officer from the Maharashtra cadre. He was awarded the Padma Vibhushan in 1970 for his management of a drought in Bihar. He was the Chief commissioner or Lieutenant governor of Tripura from 1969 to 1971. He was the Governor of West Bengal from 1971 to 1977.[2][3][4][5][6]