List of lieutenant governors of Ladakh

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Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh
R. K. Mathur.png
Incumbent
R. K. Mathur [1]

since 31 October 2019
StyleThe Honourable
His Excellency
ResidenceRaj Niwas, Leh[2]
AppointerPresident of India
Term lengthFive Years
Inaugural holderR. K. Mathur
Formation31 October 2019; 14 months ago (2019-10-31)
WebsiteOfficial website

This is a list of Lieutenant Governors of Ladakh, a union territory of India that came into existence on 31 October 2019.

Background[edit]

In August 2019, a Reorganisation Act was passed by both houses of the Indian Parliament. The provisions contained in the reorganised the state of Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories; Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on 31 October 2019. The act established the position of Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh. [3]

Lieutenant Governors of Ladakh[edit]

S. No. Portrait Name Took Office Left Office
1 R. K. Mathur.png Radha Krishna Mathur[4] 31 October 2019 Incumbent

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://ladakh.nic.in/swearing-in-of-first-lt-governor-of-ladakh/
  2. ^ https://ladakh.nic.in/whoswho/radha-krishna-mathur/
  3. ^ http://www.prsindia.org/sites/default/files/bill_files/Jammu%20and%20Kashmir%20Reorganisation%20Act%2C%202019.pdf
  4. ^ "Radha Krishna Mathur to be LG of Ladakh: All you need to know about him". India Today. 25 October 2019. Retrieved 2 February 2020.