Om Prakash Kohli

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Om Prakash Kohli
Om Prakash Kohli on 22 October 2016.jpg
Om Prakash Kohli
Governor of Gujarat
Assumed office
16 July 2014
Preceded by Margaret Alva
Governor of Madhya Pradesh (Additional Charge)
In office
8 September 2016 – 19 January 2018
Preceded by Ram Naresh Yadav
Succeeded by Anandiben Patel
Personal details
Born (1935-08-09) 9 August 1935 (age 83)
Attock, Punjab, British India

Om Prakash Kohli is Governor of Gujarat [1] and a former member of Rajya Sabha. He was president of the Delhi unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party in 1999-2000. He served as a member of the Rajya Sabha from 1994 to 2000. He has been the president of the Delhi University Teacher's Association (DUTA) and of the ABVP. He studied at Ramjas School and Khalsa School, New Delhi. Kohli is a Master of Arts in Hindi from the University of Delhi and was a lecturer at Hansraj College and Deshbandhu College for over 37 years. He was arrested under MISA during the Emergency.[2] From 8 September 2016 to 19 January 2018, he held the additional charge of the office of Governor of Madhya Pradesh [3] along with Gujarat.[4]

Kohli is an author and has written three books in Hindi as follows:

  • Rashtriya Suraksha Ke Morche Par
  • Shiksha Niti
  • Bhaktikal Ke Santon Ki Samajik Chetna.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "O P Kohli takes oath as Gujarat governor". Timesofindia Journal. Retrieved 19 July 2014.
  2. ^ Om Prakash Kohli is new Gujarat governor - The Times of India
  3. ^ "O P Kohli takes oath as Gujarat governor". Timesofindia Journal. Retrieved 19 July 2014.
  4. ^ Om Prakash Kohli is new Madhya Pradesh governor - The Indian Express
  5. ^ http://rajyasabha.nic.in/rsnew/pre_member/1952_2003/k.pdf