Om Prakash Kohli

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Om Prakash Kohli
ओम प्रकाश कोहली
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Om Prakash Kohli
24th Governor of Gujarat
Assumed office
15 July 2014
Preceded by Margaret Alva
Governor of Madhya Pradesh (Additional Charge)
Assumed office
8 September 2016
Preceded by Ram Naresh Yadav
Personal details
Born (1935-08-09) August 9, 1935 (age 81)
Attock, British Punjab

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, he holds 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]

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