List of governors of Maharashtra
The Governor of Maharashtra is the Executive Head of the State of Maharashtra. The Constitution of India confers the executive powers of the State to the Governor and the Governor exercises all powers on the aid and advice of the Council of Ministers.
Powers and duties(Functions)
The Governor appoints many top authorities as follows:
- Advocate General of Maharashtra.
- Lokayukta and Upa Lokayukta.
- State Election Commissioner
- Chairman and Members of the Maharashtra Administrative Tribunal.
- Chairman and Members of the Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission.
- Chairman and Members of the Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC).
- Chairmen and Members of the 3 Development Boards.
- Sheriff of Mumbai.
- State Chief Information Commissioner.
Governors of Maharashtra
|#||Name||Took Office||Left Office|
|1||John Colville, PC, GCIE||1943||1948|
|2||Raja Sir Maharaj Singh, CIE||1948||1952|
|3||Sir Girija Shankar Bajpai, KCSI, KBE, CIE||1952||1954|
|4||Dr Harekrushna Mahatab||1955||1956|
|6||Dr P. Subbarayan||17 April 1962||6 October 1962|
|7||Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit||28 November 1962||18 October 1964|
|8||Dr P V Cherian||14 November 1964||8 November 1969|
|9||Ali Yavar Jung||26 February 1970||11 December 1976|
|10||Sri Sadiq Ali||30 April 1977||3 November 1980|
|11||Air Chief Marshal O P Mehra||3 November 1980||5 March 1982|
|12||Air Chief Marshal I H Latif||6 March 1982||16 April 1985|
|13||Kona Prabhakara Rao||31 May 1985||2 April 1986|
|14||Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma||3 April 1986||2 September 1987|
|15||Kasu Brahmananda Reddy||20 February 1988||18 January 1990|
|16||Dr. C Subramaniam||15 February 1990||9 January 1993|
|17||Dr. P.C. Alexander||12 January 1993||13 July 2002|
|18||Mohammed Fazal||10 October 2002||5 December 2004|
|19||S.M. Krishna||12 December 2004||5 March 2008|
|20||S.C. Jamir||9 March 2008||22 January 2010|
|21||Kateekal Sankaranarayanan||22 January 2010||24 August 2014|
|22||Chennamaneni Vidyasagar Rao||30 August 2014||Present|