Shivinder Singh Sidhu

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Shivinder Singh Sidhu (born October 13, 1929[1]) is an Indian political figure.

He is an IAS officer, 1952 class of the Uttar Pradesh state cadre. He served as the District Magistrate of Kanpur and subsequently as Commissioner of Agra Division. He was the Secretary-General of the International Civil Aviation Organization from August 1988 to August 1991. He later became the Governor of the state of Manipur on 6 August 2004, when he succeeded Arvind Dave.

Sidhu was also the Governor of Meghalaya from October 2007 to 1 July 2008 and Governor of Goa from 22 July 2008 to 26 August 2011.[2]


  1. ^ "Shivinder Singh Sidhu sworn in as former Goa Governor", PTI (The Hindu), July 21, 2008.
  2. ^ "Three more governors shuffled", IST, TNN (The Times of India), July 9, 2008.