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List of Bihar Governors 1947 – 2023

The Governor of Bihar is the nominal head of Bihar State. The Bihar Governor is a representative of the President of India in the State of Bihar and he has various executive, legislative and discretionary powers. Jairamdas Daulatram was the first Governor of Bihar after India attained Independence.  Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar is the Current Governor of Bihar and he was appointed on 14th February 2023. The Former Presidents of India, Zakir Hussain and Ram Nath Kovind also served as the Governors of Bihar before they became Presidents of India.

List of Bihar Governors 1947 – 2023

Check out the list of Bihar Governors from 1947 to 2023. The candidates will find the name of the Bihar Governors and their tenure in the office of Governor in the following table.

Name of Governor Term of Office
Jairamdas Daulatram 15 August 1947 11 January 1948
Madhav Shrihari Aney 12 January 1948 14 June 1952
R. R. Diwakar 15 June 1952 5 July 1957
Zakir Hussain 6 July 1957 11 May 1962
M. A. Ayyangar 12 May 1962 6 December 1967
Nityanand Kanungo 7 December 1967 20 January 1971
Justice U.N. Sinha (acting) 21 January 1971 31 January 1971
Dev Kant Baruah 1 February 1971 4 February 1973
Ramchandra Dhondiba Bhandare 4 February 1973 15 June 1976
Jagannath Kaushal 16 June 1976 31 January 1979
Justice K.B.N. Singh (acting) 31 January 1979 19 September 1979
Akhlaqur Rahman Kidwai 20 September 1979 15 March 1985
P. Venkatasubbaiah 15 March 1985 25 February 1988
Govind Narain Singh 26 February 1988 24 January 1989
Justice Dipak Kumar Sen (acting) 24 January 1989 28 January 1989
R.D. Pradhan 29 January 1989 2 February 1989
Jagannath Pahadia 3 March 1989 2 February 1990
Justice G.G. Sohoni (acting) 2 February 1990 16 February 1990
Mohammad Saleem 16 February 1990 13 February 1991
B. Satya Narayan Reddy (acting) 14 February 1991 18 March 1991
Mohammad Shafi Qureshi 19 March 1991 13 August 1993
Akhlaqur Rahman Kidwai 14 August 1993 26 April 1998
Sunder Singh Bhandari 27 April 1998 15 March 1999
Justice B.M. Lall (acting) 15 March 1999 5 October 1999
Suraj Bhan (additional charge) 6 October 1999 22 November 1999
V. C. Pande 23 November 1999 12 June 2003
M R Jois 12 June 2003 31 October 2004
Ved Prakash Marwah (acting) 1 November 2004 4 November 2004
Buta Singh 5 November 2004 29 January 2006
Gopalkrishna Gandhi 31 January 2006 21 June 2006
R. S. Gavai 22 June 2006 9 July 2008
R. L. Bhatia 10 July 2008 28 June 2009
Devanand Konwar 29 June 2009 21 March 2013
D. Y. Patil 22 March 2013 26 November 2014
Keshari Nath Tripathi (additional charge) 27 November 2014 15 August 2015
Ram Nath Kovind 16 August 2015 20 June 2017
Keshari Nath Tripathi (additional charge) 20 June 2017 29 September 2017
Satya Pal Malik 30 September 2017 23 August 2018
Lalji Tandon 23 August 2018 28 July 2019
Phagu Chauhan 29 July 2019 13 February 2023
Rajendra Viswanath Arlekar 14 February 2023 Incumbent

 

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FAQs

Who is the Current Governor of Bihar 2023?

Rajendra Viswanath Arlekar is the Current Governor of Bihar 2023.

Who was the first Governor of Bihar after Independence?

Jairamdas Daulatram became the first Governor of Bihar after Independence

Was Ram Nath Kovind a Governor of Bihar?

Yes, Ram Nath Kovind served as a Governor of Bihar from 2015 to 2017 before becoming the President of India in 2017.