List of governors of Jharkhand
|Governor of Jharkhand|
|Residence||Raj Bhavan; Ranchi|
|Appointer||President of India|
|Term length||Five Years|
|Inaugural holder||Prabhat Kumar|
|Formation||15 November 2000|
The governor of Jharkhand is a nominal head of the Indian state of Jharkhand. The governor is appointed by the president of India for a five-year term. Raj Bhavan in Ranchi serves as the official residence.
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.
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||17 May 2015|
|8||Draupadi Murmu||18 May 2015||12 July 2021|
|9||Ramesh Bais||14 July 2021||Incumbent|
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