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Anandiben Patel
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28th Governor of Uttar Pradesh
Assumed office
29 July 2019
President Ramnath Kovind
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath
Preceded by Ram Naik
21st Governor of Madhya Pradesh
Assumed office
1 July 2020
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan
Preceded by Lalji Tandon
In office
23 January 2018 – 28 July 2019
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan
Kamal Nath
Preceded by Om Prakash Kohli
Succeeded by Lalji Tandon
Governor of Chhattisgarh
In office
15 August 2018 – 28 July 2019
Chief Minister Prof. Raman Singh
Bhupesh Baghel
Preceded by Balram Das Tandon
Succeeded by Anusuiya Uikey
15th Chief Minister of Gujarat
In office
22 May 2014 – 7 August 2016
Preceded by Narendra Modi
Succeeded by Vijay Rupani
Member of Gujarat Legislative Assembly
In office
2002–2012
Constituency Patan
Member of Gujarat Legislative Assembly
In office
1998–2002
Constituency Mandal
MP of Rajya Sabha for Gujarat
In office
1994–1998
Personal details
Born 21 November 1941 (1941-11-21) (age 79)
Vijapur, Bombay Presidency, British India
Political party Bharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s) Mafatlal Patel (estranged)
Children 2
Parents Jethabhai Patel (father)
Menaben Patel (mother)
Residence Raj Bhavan, Lucknow

Anandiben Patel (born 21 November 1941) is an Indian politician. She was the former Chief Minister of Gujarat. She was the first female chief minister of the state. She was a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) since 1987. She was the Cabinet Minister for Education from 2002 to 2007.

In 19 January 2018, she became the Governor of Madhya Pradesh replacing Om Prakash Kohli who was holding additional charge since September 2016.

In July 2020, she became Governor of Madhya Pradesh again.

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