Lokanath Misra

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Lokanath Misra
Governor of Assam
In office
17 March 1991 – 1 September 1997
Preceded byDevi Das Thakur
Succeeded bySrinivas Kumar Sinha
Governor of Nagaland
In office
13 April 1992 – 1 October 1993
Preceded byM. M. Thomas
Succeeded byV. K. Nayyar
Governor of Arunachal Pradesh
In office
17 March 1991 – 25 March 1991
Preceded byDevi Das Thakur
Succeeded bySurendranath Dwivedy
Member of the Rajya Sabha
In office
3 April 1960 – 2 April 1978
ConstituencyOdisha
Personal details
Born(1921-11-21)21 November 1921[1]
Banapur, Khordha, Bihar-Orissa, British India
Died27 May 2009(2009-05-27) (aged 87)
Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
Political partyJanata Party
Other political
affiliations
Swatantra Party
Spouse(s)Binapani Misra
ChildrenPinaki Misra
Anuradha Misra

Lokanath Misra (21 November 1921 - 27 May 2009) was an Indian politician. He was a member of the Rajya Sabha.[2] He was the Governor of Assam from 1991 to 1997[3] and held additional charge as Governor of Nagaland from 1992 to 1993. He died on 27 May 2009 at Bhubaneswar.[4] He was the elder son of poet and notable socialist Godabarish Mishra. His younger brother, Ranganath Misra was the former Chief Justice of India[5]while his son, Pinaki Misra is a member of the 11th, 15th and 16th Lok Sabha representing Puri constituency.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "India Who's Who 1980-81". Retrieved 27 January 2015.
  2. ^ "M" (PDF). Rajya Sabha Secretariat. Retrieved 27 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Governors since 1937". Assam Legislative Assembly. Retrieved 27 January 2015.
  4. ^ "Former Assam Governor Loknath Mishra dies". OrissaDiary. Archived from the original on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 27 January 2015.
  5. ^ "Ex-Governor of Assam dead". The Hindu. Retrieved 27 January 2015.
Government offices
Preceded by
Devi Das Thakur
Governor of Assam
17 March 1991 – 1 September 1997
Succeeded by
Srinivas Kumar Sinha
Preceded by
M. M. Thomas
Governor of Nagaland
13 April 1992 – 1 October 1993
Succeeded by
V. K. Nayyar
Preceded by
Devi Das Thakur
Governor of Arunachal Pradesh
17 March 1991 – 25 March 1991
Succeeded by
Surendranath Dwivedy