Sudarshan Agarwal

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Sudarshan Agarwal
2nd Governor of Uttarakhand
In office
8 January 2003 – 28 October 2007
Preceded by Surjit Singh Barnala
Succeeded by Banwari Lal Joshi
Personal details
Born (1931-06-19) 19 June 1931 (age 86)
Ludhiana, Punjab, India
Nationality Indian

Sudarshan Agarwal (born 19 June 1931[1]) is the former Governor of Uttarakhand and Sikkim from October 2007[2] to July 2008.

Sudarshan Agarwal was born in Ludhiana, and he is a first class Law Graduate. He served as a Member of the National Human Rights Commission for three years. From 1981 to 1993, he was Secretary-General of the Rajya Sabha.[1]

Agarwal became Governor of Uttrakhand in January 2003.[1][2][3] He was appointed as Governor of Sikkim on 19 August 2007,[4] left office as Governor of Uttrakhand on October 2007,[3] and was sworn in as Governor of Sikkim on 25 October.[2]


  1. ^ a b c Biography of Agarwal at the Wayback Machine (archived 13 May 2007).
  2. ^ a b c "Sudarshan Agarwal sworn in as new Governor of Sikkim", UPI (, 25 October 2007.
  3. ^ a b "Sudarshan Agarwal leaves U'khand Guv post", Sahara Samay, October 2007.
  4. ^ "Tiwari appointed new Andhra governor", IST, TNN (The Times of India), 20 August 2007.