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Governor of Punjab
V P Singh Badnore.JPG
Incumbent
Vijayendra Pal Singh Badnore

since 22 August 2016
Style His Excellency
Residence Raj Bhavan; Chandigarh
Nominator President of India
Appointer Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court
Term length Five Years
Precursor Governor of Punjab (British India)
Inaugural holder Chandulal Madhavlal Trivedi
Formation 15 July 1948 (1948-07-15) (72 years ago)
Website Punjabrajbhavan

This is a List of the Governors of Punjab state in India since its independence on 15 August 1947. Since 1985 the Governor of Punjab has acted as the Administrator of Chandigarh as well.

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S. No Name Portrait Tenure Nominated by
(President)
Governor of Punjab (1947-1966) (Punjab, Haryana and Himachal)
1 Chandulal Madhavlal Trivedi Chandulal Madhavlal Trivedi.png 15 August 1947 5 May 1952 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&05.&&&&&05 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0208.&&&&&0208 days L. Mountbatten (GGI)
5 May 1952 11 March 1953 Rajendra Prasad
2 Chandeshwar Prasad Narayan Singh Chandeshwar Prasad Narayan Singh.png 11 March 1953 15 September 1958 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&05.&&&&&05 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0188.&&&&&0188 days
3 Narahar Vishnu Gadgil
Narhar Vishnu Gadgil 1985 stamp of India (cropped)
15 September 1958 1 October 1962 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&04.&&&&&04 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&&016.&&&&&016 days
4 Pattom A. Thanu Pillai Pattom A. Thanu Pillai.jpg 1 October 1962 4 May 1964 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&01.&&&&&01 year, &&&&&&&&&&&&0216.&&&&&0216 days S. Radhakrishnan
5 Hafiz Mohammad Ibrahim 4 May 1964 1 September 1965 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&01.&&&&&01 year, &&&&&&&&&&&&0120.&&&&&0120 days
6 Sardar Ujjal Singh 1 September 1965 26 June 1966 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.&&&&&00 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0298.&&&&&0298 days
7 Dharma Vira Dharma Vir, ICS.jpg 27 June 1966 continued (1 November 1966) &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.&&&&&00 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0309.&&&&&0309 days
Governor of Punjab (Punjab) (1966-Present)
7 Dharma Vira Dharma Vir, ICS.jpg continued (1 November 1966) 1 June 1967
- Mehar Singh (Acting) - 1 June 1967 16 October 1967 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.&&&&&00 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0137.&&&&&0137 days Zakir Husain
8 Dadappa Chintappa Pavate 16 October 1967 21 May 1973 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&05.&&&&&05 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0217.&&&&&0217 days
9 Mahendra Mohan Choudhry 21 May 1973 1 September 1977 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&04.&&&&&04 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0103.&&&&&0103 days V. V. Giri
- Ranjit Singh Narula
(Acting)
- 1 September 1977 24 September 1977 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.&&&&&00 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&&023.&&&&&023 days Neelam Sanjiva Reddy
10 Jaisukh Lal Hathi Jaisukh lal Hathi.png 24 September 1977 26 August 1981 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&03.&&&&&03 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0336.&&&&&0336 days
11 Aminuddin Ahmad Khan 26 August 1981 21 April 1982 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.&&&&&00 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0238.&&&&&0238 days
12 Marri Chenna Reddy 21 April 1982 7 February 1983 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.&&&&&00 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0292.&&&&&0292 days
- Surjit Singh Sandhawalia (Acting) - 7 February 1983 21 February 1983 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.&&&&&00 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&&014.&&&&&014 days Zail Singh
13 Anant Prasad Sharma - 21 February 1983 10 October 1983 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.&&&&&00 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0231.&&&&&0231 days
14 Bhairab Dutt Pande 10 October 1983 3 July 1984 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.&&&&&00 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0267.&&&&&0267 days
15 Kershasp Tehmurasp Satarawala - 3 July 1984 14 March 1985 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.&&&&&00 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0254.&&&&&0254 days
16 Arjun Singh Arjun Singh 237.jpg 14 March 1985 14 November 1985 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.&&&&&00 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0245.&&&&&0245 days
- Hokishe Sema (Addl. charge) 14 November 1985 26 November 1985 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.&&&&&00 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&&012.&&&&&012 days
17 Shankar Dayal Sharma Shankar Dayal Sharma 36.jpg 26 November 1985 2 April 1986 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.&&&&&00 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0127.&&&&&0127 days
18 Siddhartha Shankar Ray 2 April 1986 8 December 1989 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&03.&&&&&03 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0250.&&&&&0250 days
19 Nirmal Kumar Mukherjee 8 December 1989 14 June 1990 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.&&&&&00 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0188.&&&&&0188 days R. Venkataraman
20 Virendra Verma 14 June 1990 18 December 1990 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.&&&&&00 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0187.&&&&&0187 days
21 Om Prakash Malhotra General Om Prakash Malhotra.jpg 18 December 1990 7 August 1991 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.&&&&&00 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0232.&&&&&0232 days
22 Surendra Nath - 7 August 1991 9 July 1994 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&02.&&&&&02 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0336.&&&&&0336 days
- Sudhakar Panditrao Kurdukar (Acting) - 10 July 1994 18 September 1994 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.&&&&&00 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&&070.&&&&&070 days Shankar Dayal Sharma
23 Bakshi Krishan Nath Chhibber - 18 September 1994 27 November 1999 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&05.&&&&&05 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&&070.&&&&&070 days
24 Jack Farj Rafael Jacob JFR Jacob.jpg 27 November 1999 8 May 2003 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&03.&&&&&03 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0162.&&&&&0162 days K. R. Narayanan
25 Om Prakash Verma 8 May 2003 3 November 2004 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&01.&&&&&01 year, &&&&&&&&&&&&0179.&&&&&0179 days A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
- Akhlaqur Rahman Kidwai (Addl. charge) - 3 November 2004 16 November 2004 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.&&&&&00 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&&013.&&&&&013 days
26 Sunith Francis Rodrigues General Sunith Francis Rodrigues.jpg 16 November 2004 22 January 2010 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&05.&&&&&05 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&&067.&&&&&067 days
27 Shivraj Vishwanath Patil Shivraj Patil in pensive mood at the inauguration of the one day Seminar on “The Role of Media in Bringing Parliament Closer to the People”.jpg 22 January 2010 22 January 2015 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&05.&&&&&05 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&&&00.&&&&&00 days Pratibha Patil
- Kaptan Singh Solanki (Addl. charge) Kaptan Singh Solanki.png 22 January 2015 22 August 2016 &&&&&&&&&&&&&&01.&&&&&01 year, &&&&&&&&&&&&0213.&&&&&0213 days Pranab Mukherjee
28 Vijayendra Pal Singh Badnore V P Singh Badnore.JPG 22 August 2016 Incumbent &&&&&&&&&&&&&&04.&&&&&04 years, &&&&&&&&&&&&0241.&&&&&0241 days
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