A. L. Dias
Portrait of Dias
7th Governor of West Bengal
In office
21 August 1971 – 6 November 1979
Preceded byShanti Swaroop Dhavan
Succeeded byTribhuvana Narayana Singh
Personal details
Born
Anthony Lancelot Dias

14 March 1910
Bombay, Bombay Presidency,British India (now Mumbai ,Maharashtra ,India)
Died22 September 2002(2002-09-22) (aged 92)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Occupation
  • Politician
  • ICS Officer
AwardsPadma Vibhushan (1970)

Anthony Lancelot Dias (14 March 1910 — 22 September 2002),[1][2] also known as A. L. Dias was an Indian Civil Service officer and politician of Goan origin. Dias was born in Bombay and was in the Maharashtra cadre. He was awarded the Padma Vibhushan in 1970 for his management of a drought in Bihar. He also played a role in the liberation of Goa from the Portuguese rule. Dias was the Lieutenant governor of Tripura from 1969 to 1971. He was the Governor of West Bengal from 1971 to 1977.[3] [4]>[5][6][7][8]

References

  1. ^ "Lives in Brief". The Times. ISSN 0140-0460. Retrieved 2 October 2022.
  2. ^ Anthony Lancelot Dias' obituary
  3. ^ "Ex-Bengal Governor Dias dies". The Indian Express. 24 September 2002. Retrieved 25 November 2023.
  4. ^ "A L Dias passes away". The Times of India. 23 September 2002. Retrieved 25 November 2023.
  5. ^ "Raj Bhavan Kolkata". Archived from the original on 9 November 2013. Retrieved 1 June 2012.
  6. ^ West Bengal Governors
  7. ^ "Raj Bhavan, Kolkata Governor Anthony Lancelot Dias" (PDF). Retrieved 25 November 2023.
  8. ^ Vaz, J.C. (1997). Profiles of Eminent Goans, Past and Present. Concept Publishing Company. p. 158. ISBN 978-81-7022-619-2. Retrieved 25 November 2023.