Governor of Manipur
Incumbent
Anusuiya Uikey
since 12 February 2023
StyleHer Excellency
ResidenceRaj Bhavan; Imphal
AppointerPresident of India
Term length5 Years
Inaugural holderB. K. Nehru
Formation21 January 1972; 52 years ago (1972-01-21)

The governor of Manipur is the nominal head and representative of the president of India in the state of Manipur. The governor is appointed by the president for a term of five years. The current and 17th governor of Manipur is Anusuiya Uikey appointed by President Droupadi Murmu on 12 February 2023.[1]

Governors of Manipur

# Name Portrait Took office Left office
1 B. K. Nehru 21 January 1972 20 September 1973
2 L.P. Singh 21 September 1973 11 August 1981
3 S. M. H. Burney 18 August 1981 11 June 1984
4 K. V. Krishna Rao 2 June 1984 7 July 1989
5 Chintamani Panigrahi 10 July 1989 19 March 1993
6 K. V. Raghunatha Reddy 20 March 1993 30 August 1993
7 Lt.Gen. V. K. Nayar 31 August 1993 22 December 1994
8 O.N. Shrivastava 23 December 1994 11 February 1999
9 Ved Marwah 2 December 1999 12 June 2003
10 Arvind Dave 13 June 2003 5 August 2004
11 Shivinder Singh Sidhu 6 August 2004 22 July 2008
12 Gurbachan Jagat[2] 23 July 2008 22 July 2013
13 Ashwani Kumar[3] 23 July 2013 31 December 2013
14 Vinod Duggal[4] 31 December 2013 28 August 2014
K. K. Paul
(additional charge)
16 September 2014 15 May 2015
15 Syed Ahmed 16 May 2015 27 September 2015
V. Shanmuganathan
(additional charge)[5]
30 September 2015 17 August 2016
16 Najma A. Heptulla[6] 21 August 2016 1 May 2018
Jagdish Mukhi
(additional charge)
2 May 2018
(Assumed charge in Heptulla's absence)
30 May 2018
(16) Najma Heptulla 31 May 2018 26 June 2019
Padmanabha Acharya
(additional charge)
27 June 2019
(Assumed charge in Heptulla's absence)[7]
23 July 2019
(16) Najma Heptulla 24 July 2019 10 August 2021
Ganga Prasad
(additional charge)
12 August 2021
(Assumed charge in Heptulla's absence)
26 August 2021
17 La. Ganesan 27 August 2021 12 February 2023
18 Anusuiya Uikey 12 February 2023 Incumbent

See also

References

  1. ^ "India Political Updates: Resignation of Ladakh L-G R K Mathur accepted, Brig B D Mishra appointed in his place". Deccan Herald. 12 February 2023. Retrieved 12 February 2023.
  2. ^ "Manipur Legislative Assembly-Bills Passed-Subject-wise". manipurassembly.nic.in. Archived from the original on 13 May 2016. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  3. ^ "Ashwani Kumar sworn in as Governor of Manipur". The Hindu. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  4. ^ "Vinod Kumar Duggal sworn in Manipur Governor". The Hindu. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  5. ^ "English Releases". pib.nic.in. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  6. ^ "Press Releases". The President of India. Retrieved 29 July 2018.
  7. ^ "Acharya sworn in as Governor of Manipur". Business Standard. 27 June 2019. Retrieved 13 August 2019.

7. https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other- states/sikkim-governor-sworn-in-as-governor-in-charge-of-manipur/article35875622.ece