|26th Governor of Odisha|
|Assumed office |
29 May 2018
|Chief Minister||Naveen Patnaik|
|Preceded by||Satya Pal Malik|
|Member of the Legislative Assembly|
|Born||1 March 1942|
Sirsa, Punjab, British India
(present-day Haryana, India)
|Political party||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Residence||Raj Bhavan, Odisha|
Ganeshi Lal (born 1 March 1942) is an Indian politician and the incumbent Governor of Odisha.
Professor Ganeshi Lal was born in Sirsa, Haryana on 1 March 1942. With a brilliant educational career, he holds a degree in English Honours. He further went on to gain a post-graduate degree in Mathematics. He stood First Class First in FA, BA and MA Class and was a Gold Medalist. After completing his education, he joined academic profession and served as professor in different Government Colleges in Haryana between 1964 and 1991. Lal was married to Sushila Devi, who died on 23 November 2020 due to COVID-19.
He has authored a celebrated book on Bhagvad Gita, 'Non-attached Attachment' running in its second edition, published by PEN IN Books. He served as the President of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Haryana unit from 2003 to 2006.