List of governors of Tripura
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|Governor of Tripura|
|Residence||Raj Bhavan; Agartala|
|Appointer||President of India|
|Term length||Five Years|
|Inaugural holder||B. K. Nehru|
|Formation||15 August 1947|
This is a list of the Governors of Tripura, a state in northeast India, since its inception as a state on 21 January 1972.
Powers and functions
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 Tripura
|No||Name||Took office||Left office|
|1||B. K. Nehru||21 January 1972||22 September 1973|
|2||L. P. Singh||23 September 1973||13 August 1981|
|3||S. M. H. Burney||14 August 1981||13 June 1984|
|4||K. V. Krishna Rao||14 June 1984||11 July 1989|
|5||Sultan Singh||12 July 1989||11 February 1990|
|6||K. V. Raghunatha Reddy||12 February 1990||14 August 1993|
|7||Romesh Bhandari||15 August 1993||15 June 1995|
|8||Siddheswar Prasad||16 June 1995||22 June 2000|
|9||Krishna Mohan Seth||23 June 2000||31 May 2003|
|10||Dinesh Nandan Sahay||2 June 2003||2009|
|11||Kamla Beniwal||15 October 2009||26 November 2009|
|12||Dnyandeo Yashwantrao Patil||27 November 2009||21 March 2013|
|13||Devanand Konwar||25 March 2013||29 June 2014|
|14||Vakkom Purushothaman||30 June 2014||14 July 2014|
|15||Padmanabha Acharya||21 July 2014||19 May 2015|
|16||Tathagata Roy||20 May 2015||25 August 2018|
|17||Kaptan Singh Solanki||25 August 2018||
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- "Solanki becomes new Tripura Guv". Business Standard. Press Trust of India. 25 August 2018.