List of governors of Jharkhand

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Governor of Jharkhand
Jharkhand Rajakiya Chihna.svg
The Governor of Tripura, Shri Ramesh Bais.jpg
Incumbent
Ramesh Bais

since 14 July 2021
StyleHis/Her Excellency
ResidenceRaj Bhavan; Ranchi
AppointerPresident of India
Term lengthFive Years
Inaugural holderPrabhat Kumar
Formation15 November 2000; 21 years ago (2000-11-15)
Websitewww.rajbhavanjharkhand.nic.in

The governor of Jharkhand is a nominal head of the Indian state of Jharkhand.[1] The governor is appointed by the president of India for a five-year term. Raj Bhavan in Ranchi serves as the official residence.

Since 14 July 2021, the governor has been Ramesh Bais.[2][3][4]

Powers and functions

The Governor enjoys many different types of powers:

  • Executive powers related to administration, appointments and removals,
  • Legislative powers related to lawmaking and the state legislature, that is Vidhan Sabha or Vidhan Parishad, and
  • Discretionary powers to be carried out according to the discretion of the Governor.[5]

Governors of Jharkhand

This is a list of governors of Jharkhand since its inception on 15 November 2000.

# Name Took Office Left Office
1 Prabhat Kumar 15 November 2000 3 February 2002
V.C. Pande (additional charge) 4 February 2002 14 July 2002
2 M. Rama Jois 15 July 2002 11 June 2003
3 Ved Marwah 12 June 2003 9 December 2004
4 Syed Sibtey Razi 10 December 2004 25 July 2009
5 Kateekal Sankaranarayanan 26 July 2009 21 January 2010
6 M.O. Hasan Farook Maricar 22 January 2010 3 September 2011
7 Syed Ahmed 4 September 2011[6] 17 May 2015
8 Draupadi Murmu 18 May 2015[7] 12 July 2021
9 Ramesh Bais 14 July 2021 Incumbent

See also

References

  1. ^ M.R, Abhilash (9 March 2022). "The office of the Governor". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 21 June 2022.
  2. ^ "Ramesh Bais appointed new Jharkhand Governor". Hindustan Times. 6 July 2021.
  3. ^ "Ramesh Bais takes oath as new Governor of Jharkhand". The New Indian Express. 14 July 2021.
  4. ^ "Ramesh Bais is new state governor". The Times of India. 7 July 2021.
  5. ^ "Rajbhawan". www.rajbhavanjharkhand.nic.in. Retrieved 21 June 2022.
  6. ^ "New governor to take oath today". The Times of India. 4 September 2011. Archived from the original on 26 September 2012. Retrieved 8 September 2011.
  7. ^ "Murmu to take oath on May 18 as new Jharkhand Governor". Zee News. 14 May 2015. Retrieved 18 May 2015.

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