List of governors of Mizoram

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Governor of Mizoram
Incumbent
Kummanam Rajasekharan

since 29 May 2018
StyleHis Excellency
ResidenceRaj Bhavan; Aizawl
AppointerPresident of India
Term lengthFive Years
Inaugural holderS.P.Mukherjee
Formation15 August 1947; 71 years ago (1947-08-15)
The state of Mizoram is in northeastern India.

This is a list of governors of Mizoram, an Indian state on the border with Burma.

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.

Before statehood[edit]

S.J.Das was the chief commissioner of Mizoram from 21 January 1972 to 23 April 1972. He was followed by these Lieutenant Governors:

# Namme Took Office Left Office
1 S.P.Mukherjee 24 April 1972 12 June 1974
2 S.K.Chibber 13 June 1974 26 September 1977
3 N.P.Mathur 27 September 1977 15 April 1981
4 S.N. Kohli 16 April 1981 9 August 1983
5 H.S.Dubey 10 August 1983 10 December 1986
6 Hiteswar Saikia 11 December 1986 19 February 1987

Governors of Mizoram[edit]

# Name Took Office Left Office
1 Hiteswar Saikia 20 February 1987 30 April 1989
2 General K. V. Krishna Rao (additional charge) 1 May 1989 20 July 1989
3 Capt W.A. Sangma 21 July 1989 7 February 1990
4 Swaraj Kaushal 8 February 1990 9 February 1993
5 P.R.Kyndiah 10 February 1993 28 January 1998
6 Dr A.P.Mukherjee 29 January 1998 1 May 1998
7 A. Padmanabhan 2 May 1998 30 November 2000
8 Ved Marwah (additional charge) 1 December 2000 17 May 2001
9 Amolak Rattan Kohli 18 May 2001 24 July 2006
10 Lt. Gen (Retd) M.M.Lakhera 25 July 2006 2 September 2011
11 Vakkom Purushothaman 2 September 2011 6 July 2014
12 Kamla Beniwal 6 July 2014 6 August 2014
13 Vinod Kumar Duggal (additional charge) 8 August 2014 16 September 2014
14 K. K. Paul (Addl with Meghalaya) [1] 16 September 2014 8 January 2015
15 Aziz Qureshi [2] 9 January 2015 28 March 2015
16 Keshari Nath Tripathi (additional charge) 4 April 2015 25 May 2015
17 Lt General (Retd) Nirbhay Sharma 26 May 2015 28 May 2018
18 Kummanam Rajasekharan 29 May 2018[3] Current

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KK Paul to be sworn in as Mizoram governor on September 16". Times of India. 12 September 2014.
  2. ^ "Aziz Qureshi to take oath as Mizoram governor on Friday". The Economic Times. 5 January 2015.
  3. ^ http://indianexpress.com/article/india/kerala-bjp-chief-kummanam-rajasekharan-mizoram-governor-5191237/

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