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List of Tamil Nadu Governors

Governors of Tamil Nadu from 1948 to till date


Sr.no. Governors Name Took Office Left Office
1 Sir Archibald Edward Nye 05/06/46 09/07/48
2 Maharaja Krishna Kumarasinhji Bhavsinhji 09/07/48 03/12/52
3 Sri Prakasa 03/12/52 12/10/56
4 A. J. John, Anaparambil 12/10/56 09/30/57
5 Dr. Pakala Venkata Rajamannar (acting) 10/01/57 01/24/58
6 Bhishnuram Medhi 01/24/58 05/04/64
7 Jayachamaraja Wodeyar Bahadur 05/04/64 11/24/64
8 P. Chandra Reddy (acting)[4] 11/24/64 12/07/65
9 Jayachamaraja Wodeyar Bahadur[nb 2] 12/07/65 06/28/66
10 Sardar Ujjal Singh (acting till 16 June 1967) 06/28/66 01/14/69
11 Sardar Ujjal Singh 01/14/69 05/27/71
12 Kodardas Kalidas Shah 05/27/71 06/16/76
13 Mohan Lal Sukhadia 06/16/76 04/08/77
14 Justice P. Govindan Nair (acting)[5] 04/09/77 04/27/77
15 Prabhudas B. Patwari 04/27/77 10/27/80
16 Justice M. M. Ismail (acting) 10/27/80 11/04/80
17 Sadiq Ali 11/04/80 09/03/82
18 Sundar Lal Khurana, IAS (Retired) 09/03/82 02/17/88
19 P. C. Alexander, IAS (Retired) 02/17/88 05/24/90
20 Sardar Surjit Singh Barnala 05/24/90 02/15/91
21 Bhishma Narain Singh 02/15/91 05/31/93
22 Marri Chenna Reddy 05/31/93 12/02/96
23 Krishan Kant (additional charge)[5] 12/02/96 01/25/97
24 Justice M. Fathima Beevi 01/25/97 07/03/01
25 Dr. C. Rangarajan (additional charge) 07/03/01 01/18/02
26 P. S. Ramamohan Rao, IPS (Retired) 01/18/02 11/03/04
27 Sardar Surjit Singh Barnala 11/03/04 08/31/11
28 Konijeti Rosaiah 08/31/11 Incumbent

Last Updated on 10/20/2011

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