Jagannath Pahadia

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Jagannath Pahadia
Governor of Haryana
In office
27 July 2009 – 26 July 2014
Preceded by A. R. Kidwai
Succeeded by Kaptan Singh Solanki
Governor of Bihar
In office
3 March 1989 – 2 February 1990
Preceded by R. D. Pradhan
Succeeded by Mohammad Yunus Saleem
Chief Minister of Rajasthan
In office
6 June 1980 – 13 July 1981
Preceded by President's rule
Succeeded by Shiv Charan Mathur
Personal details
Born (1932-01-15) 15 January 1932 (age 83)
Political party Indian National Congress
Spouse(s) Shanti Pahadia

Jagannath Pahadia (born 15 January 1932) is an Indian politician and a leader of the Indian National Congress party. He was a formerGovernor of the state of Haryana.

Early life and education[edit]

He was born in Bhusawar town of the present-day Bharatpur district of Rajasthan state on 15 January 1932 to Nathilal Pahadia and Chanda Devi. He holds M.A., LL.B, M.S.J. College, Bharatpur, Maharaja College, Jaipur and Law College Rajasthan University.


He was Chief Minister of Rajasthan state from 6 June 1980 to 14 July 1981. He was a junior level Minister in government of India for many years. He was a member of the 2nd, 4th, 5th and 7th Lok Sabha. He represented Bayana constituency in Rajasthan in the 4th, 5th and 7th Lok Sabha. His wife Shanti was also a member of Lok Sabha. He was governor of Bihar from 3 March 1989 to 2 February 1990.He served as the governor of Haryana from 27 July 2009 to 26 July 2014.

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Preceded by
A. R. Kidwai
Governor of Haryana
July 2009 - July 2014
Succeeded by
Kaptan Singh Solanki