List of governors of Arunachal Pradesh

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Arunachal Pradesh is in northeast India.

The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh is a nominal head and representative of the President of India in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. The Governor is appointed by the President for a term of 5 years. The current governor is Padmanabha Acharya appointed on 27 January 2017 after V. Shanmuganathan resigned.

Powers and functions[edit]

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.

List of Chief Commissioners of Arunachal Pradesh[edit]

# Name Took Office Left Office
1 K. A. A. Raja 20 January 1972 1973
2 Manohar L. Kampani 1974 1975

List of Lieutenant Governors of Arunachal Pradesh[edit]

# Name Took Office Left Office
1 K. A. A. Raja 15 August 1975 18 January 1979
2 R. N. Haldipur 18 January 1979 23 July 1981
3 H. S. Dubey 23 July 1981 10 August 1983
4 Thanjavelu Rajeshwar 10 August 1983 21 November 1985
5 Shiva Swaroop 21 November 1985 20 February 1987

List of Governors of Arunachal Pradesh[edit]

# Name Took Office Left Office
1 Bhishma Narain Singh 20 February 1987 18 March 1987
2 R.D. Pradhan 18 March 1987 16 March 1990
3 Gopal Singh 16 March 1990 8 May 1990
4 Devi Das Thakur 8 May 1990 16 March 1991
5 Loknath Mishra 16 March 1991 25 March 1991
6 Surendranath Dwivedy 25 March 1991 4 July 1993
7 Madhukar Dighe 4 July 1993 20 October 1993
8 Mata Prasad 20 October 1993 16 May 1999
9 S.K. Sinha 16 May 1999 1 August 1999
10 Arvind Dave 1 August 1999 12 June 2003
11 V. C. Pande 12 June 2003 15 December 2004
12 Shilendra Kumar Singh 15 December 2004 3 September 2007
13 K. Sankaranarayanan 3 September 2007 26 January 2008
14 Joginder Jaswant Singh 26 January 2008 28 May 2013
15 Nirbhay Sharma 28 May 2013 12 May 2015
16 Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa 12 May 2015 14 September 2016
17 V. Shanmuganathan 14 September 2016 27 January 2017 (resigned)
18 Padmanabha Acharya [1] 27 January 2017 Incumbent

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