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List of Governors of India 2017 States Wise - first Women Governor in each States in India 

The governors and lieutenant governor are appointed by the president of India for the tenure of 5 years generally and hold the office until the pleasure. The governor and lieutenant governor are executive heads of the states and the union territories respectively. There are 29 states and 7 union territories in India. There is a provision of the governor for each state and lieutenant governor for each union territory.

Points to remembers regarding Governors of India
  • First governor-general of Bengal- Warren Hastings
  • First governor-general of India- Lord William Bentinck
  • First Viceroy of India- Lord Canning
  • Last governor-general of British India- Lord Mountbatten
  • First governor general of Independent India- Lord Mountbatten
  • First Indian governor-general of Independent India- C. Rajagopalachari
  • The first female to become the governor of Indian state- Sarojini Naidu
  • Longest serving governor of a state- Padmaja Naidu (11 years in West Bengal)

List of Governor 2017 In India State Wise

Current Governors of States in India 2017
States Current Governor First Governor of State after Independence First Women Governor
Andhra Pradesh E. S. L. Narasimhan Chandulal Madhavlal Trivedi Sharda Mukherjee
Arunachal Pradesh Padmanabha Acharya Bhishma Narain Singh -
Assam Banwarilal Purohit Muhammad Saleh Akbar Hydari -
Bihar Keshari Nath Tripathi Jairamdas Daulatram -
Chhattisgarh Balram Das Tandon D. N. Sahay -
Goa Mridula Sinha Maj Gen K. P. Candeth (Military Governor) -
Gujarat Om Prakash Kohli Mehdi Nawaz Jung Sharda Mukherjee
Haryana Kaptan Singh Solanki Dharma Vira -
Himachal Pradesh Acharya Dev Vrat S. Chakravarti Sheila Kaul
Jammu and Kashmir Narinder Nath Vohra Karan Singh -
Jharkhand Draupadi Murmu Parbhat kumar Draupadi Murmu
Karnataka Vajubhai Vala Jayachamaraja Wodeyar V. S. Ramadevi
Kerala P. Sathasivam Burgula Ramakrishna Rao Jyothi Venkatachalam
Madhya Pradesh Om Prakash Kohli (Additional Charge) Dr. Pattabhi Sitaramayya Sarla Grewal
Maharashtra C. Vidyasagar Rao Sir John Colville Vijayalakshmi Pandit
Manipur Najma Heptulla B. K. Nehru Najma Heptulla
Meghalaya Banwarilal Purohit Braj Kumar Nehru -
Mizoram Nirbhay Sharma S.P.Mukherjee -
Nagaland Padmanabha Acharya Vishnu Sahay -
Odisha S. C. Jamir Dr. Kailash Nath Katju -
Punjab V. P. Singh Badnore Chandulal Madhavlal Trivedi -
Rajasthan Kalyan Singh Gurumukh Nihal singh Pratibha Patil
Sikkim Shriniwas Patil B.B. Lal -
Tamil Nadu C. Vidyasagar Rao(Additional Charge) General Sir Archibald Edward Nye Fathima Beevi
Telangana E. S. L. Narasimhan(Additional Charge) E. S. L. Narasimhan -
Tripura Tathagata Roy B. K. Nehru -
Uttar Pradesh Ram Naik Sarojini Naidu (United Province), Sri Hormasji Peroshaw Mody (When renamed as Uttar Pradesh) Sarojini Naidu (United Province)
Uttarakhand Krishan Kant Paul Surjit Singh Barnala -
West Bengal Keshari Nath Tripathi Chakravarthi Rajagopalachari Padmaja Naidu

Union Territories Governors List 2017 


  • Andaman and Nicobar Islands - Jagdish Mukhi
  • Chandigarh - V. P. Singh Badnore
  • Dadra and Nagar Haveli - Praful Khoda Patel
  • Daman and Diu  - Praful Khoda Patel
  • Delhi - Anil Baijal
  • Lakshadweep - Farooq Khan
  • Puducherry - Kiran Bedi
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