List of governors of Chhattisgarh

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Governor of Chhattisgarh
Chief Minister of Gujarat Anandiben Patel.jpg
Anandiben Patel (additional charge)

since 15 August 2018
StyleHer Excellency
ResidenceRaj Bhavan; Raipur
AppointerPresident of India
Term lengthFive Years
Inaugural holderD. N. Sahay
Formation15 August 1947; 71 years ago (1947-08-15)
Chhattisgarh is in central India.

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.[1]

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.

Governors of Chhattisgarh[edit]

# 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[2] 14 August 2018
Anandiben Patel (Acting) 15 August 2018 till date

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Anandiben Patel Gets Additional Charge As Governor Of Chhattisgarh". NDTV. Press Trust of India. 15 August 2018.
  2. ^ "New Governors of UP, Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat and Nagaland named". IANS. Retrieved 14 July 2014.

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