List of governors of Chhattisgarh
|Governor of Chhattisgarh|
|Residence||Raj Bhavan; Raipur|
|Appointer||President of India|
|Term length||Five Years|
|Inaugural holder||D. N. Sahay|
|Formation||15 August 1947|
The Governor of Chhattisgarh is a nominal head and representative of the President of India in the state of Chhattisgarh. The Governor is appointed by the President for a maximum period of 5 years. The current governor, since 15th August 2018 is Anandiben Patel.
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 Chhattisgarh
|#||Name||Took Office||Left Office|
|1||D. N. Sahay||1 November 2000||1 June 2003|
|2||Krishna Mohan Seth||2 June 2003||25 January 2007|
|3||E. S. L. Narasimhan||25 January 2007||23 January 2010|
|4||Shekhar Dutt||23 January 2010||19 June 2014|
|—||Ram Naresh Yadav (Acting)||19 June 2014||14 July 2014|
|5||Balram Das Tandon||18 July 2014||14 August 2018|
|—||Anandiben Patel (Acting)||15 August 2018||till date|
- "Anandiben Patel Gets Additional Charge As Governor Of Chhattisgarh". NDTV. Press Trust of India. 15 August 2018.
- "New Governors of UP, Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat and Nagaland named". IANS. news.biharprabha.com. Retrieved 14 July 2014.