Sharda Mukherjee

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Sharda Mukherjee (born 24 February 1919, Mumbai[1]) was born in a Maharashtrian family as Sharda Pandit and was governor of Indian state of Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh. She was governor of Gujarat from 1978 to 1983. She was wife of Air Chief Marshal Subroto Mukerjee. Sharda Mukherjee was born as Sharda Pandit in Rajkot in a Maharashtrian family. She met Air Marshal Subroto Mukherjee in Bombay in 1937. They got married in 1939 and had a son.

She was member of 3rd and 4th Lok Sabha from Ratnagiri (Lok Sabha constituency) of Mahrashtra.[2]


  1. ^ "Members Profile". Retrieved 23 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Former Members of Lok Sabha". Retrieved 23 February 2012. 

Her paternal uncle Ranjit S Pandit was married to India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru's sister Vijaylaxmi, so distinguished writer Nayantara Sehgal is her cousin. Her mother Saraswatibai Pandit's sister was legendary actress and film personality Durga Khote.

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Government offices
Preceded by
Justice B.J. Diwan
Governor of Andhra Pradesh
1977 – 1978
Succeeded by
K.C. Abraham