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Lieutenant Governor of the Union Territory of Puducherry
Dr. Kiran Bedi in 2017.jpg
Incumbent
Kiran Bedi

since 29 May 2016
Style Her Excellency (formal)
The Honorable (unformal)
Reports to President of India
Government of India
Residence Raj Niwas, Pondicherry
Appointer President of India on the advice of the Government of India
Term length Five Years, renewable
Inaugural holder S. L. Silam
Formation 14 October 1963 (1963-10-14) (57 years ago)

Puducherry (formerly known as "Pondicherry") is a Union Territory of India. Governance and administration of the territory fall directly under federal authority.

List

No. Name Took office Left office
1 Silam, S.L.S.L. Silam 14 Oct 1963 13 Oct 1968
2 Jatti, B.D.B.D. Jatti 14 Oct 1968 7 Nov 1972
3 , ChhedilalChhedilal 8 Nov 1972 29 Aug 1976
4 Kulkarni, B.T.B.T. Kulkarni 30 Aug 1976 31 Oct 1980
5 Vyas, Ram KishoreRam Kishore Vyas 1 Nov 1980 26 Jul 1981
6 Haldipur, R.N.R.N. Haldipur 27 Jul 1981 14 May 1982
7 Chandy, K.M.K.M. Chandy 15 May 1982 5 Aug 1983
8 Rao, Kona PrabhakaraKona Prabhakara Rao 2 Sep 1983 17 Jun 1984
9 Tewary, Tribhuvan PrasadTribhuvan Prasad Tewary 1 Oct 1984 21 Jun 1988
10 Dyal, Ranjit SinghRanjit Singh Dyal 22 Jun 1988 19 Feb 1990
11 , ChandrawatiChandrawati 19 Feb 1990 18 Dec 1990
12 Singh, Har SwarupHar Swarup Singh 19 Dec 1990 05 Feb 1993
13 Singh, Bishma NarainBishma Narain Singh 06 Feb 1993 1 May 1995
14 Channa Reddy, MarriMarri Channa Reddy 31 May 1993 1 May 1995
15 Bajpai, Rajendra KumariRajendra Kumari Bajpai 2 May 1995 22 Apr 1998
16 Rai, RajaniRajani Rai 23 Apr 1998 29 Jul 2002
17 Malkani, K. R.K. R. Malkani 31 Jul 2002 27 Oct 2003
18 Rama Mohan Rao, P.S.P.S. Rama Mohan Rao 27 Oct 2003 5 Jan 2004
19 Jha, Nagendra NathNagendra Nath Jha 5 Jan 2004 6 Jul 2004
20 Lakhera, M. M.M. M. Lakhera 7 Jul 2004 18 Jul 2006
21 Mithi, MukutMukut Mithi 19 Jul 2006 12 Mar 2008
22 Singh, BhopinderBhopinder Singh 15 Mar 2008 22 Jul 2008
23 Gurjar, Govind SinghGovind Singh Gurjar 23 Jul 2008 6 Apr 2009
24 Barnala, Surjit SinghSurjit Singh Barnala 9 Apr 2009 27 Jul 2009
25 Singh, IqbalIqbal Singh 27 Jul 2009 9 Jul 2013
26 Kataria, VirendraVirendra Kataria 10 Jul 2013 11 Jul 2014
27 Singh, A. K.A. K. Singh 12 Jul 2014 26 May 2016
28 Bedi, KiranKiran Bedi 28 May 2016 (incumbent)
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