Sudarshan Agarwal

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Sudarshan Agarwal
Sudarshan Agarwal 2004.jpg
Agarwal in 2004
2nd Governor of Uttarakhand
In office
8 January 2003 – 28 October 2007
Preceded bySurjit Singh Barnala
Succeeded byBanwari Lal Joshi
Personal details
Born(1931-06-19)19 June 1931
Ludhiana, Punjab, India
Died3 July 2019(2019-07-03) (aged 88)
New Delhi, India

Sudarshan Agarwal (19 June 1931 – 3 July 2019)[1][2] was an Indian civil servant who served as Governor of Uttarakhand (2003–2007) and Sikkim (2007–2008).[3]


Sudarshan Agarwal was born in Ludhiana, and was 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.[2]

Agarwal became Governor of Uttarakhand in January 2003.[2][3][4] He was appointed as Governor of Sikkim on 19 August 2007,[5] left office as Governor of Uttarakhand on October 2007,[4] and was sworn in as Governor of Sikkim on 25 October.[3]


  1. ^ "Ex-Uttarakhand Governor Sudarshan Agarwal passes away". 3 July 2019. Retrieved 3 July 2019.
  2. ^ a b c "Biography of Agarwal". Archived from the original on 13 May 2007. Retrieved 9 October 2006.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link).
  3. ^ a b c "Sudarshan Agarwal sworn in as new Governor of Sikkim", UPI (, 25 October 2007.
  4. ^ a b "Sudarshan Agarwal leaves U'khand Guv post", Sahara Samay, October 2007.
  5. ^ "Tiwari appointed new Andhra governor", IST, TNN (The Times of India), 20 August 2007.