Governor of Nagaland
The Governor of Assam, Shri Jagdish Mukhi meeting the Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh, in New Delhi on October 28, 2018 (cropped).JPG
Incumbent
Jagdish Mukhi

since 17 September 2021
StyleHis Excellency
ResidenceRaj Bhavan; Kohima
AppointerPresident of India
Term lengthFive years
Inaugural holderVishnu Sahay, ICS (Retd.)
Formation1 December 1963; 58 years ago (1963-12-01)
Website[1]
The state of Nagaland is on the border with Burma.
The state of Nagaland is on the border with Burma.

The governor of Nagaland is the head of state of Nagaland and the representative of the President of India in the state. The current Governor of Nagaland is Jagdish Mukhi (additional charge) from September 17, 2021.

Powers and functions

See also: Powers and functions of the Governor

The Governor enjoys many different types of powers:

Governors of Nagaland

# Name Took office Left office
1 Vishnu Sahay, ICS (Retd.) 1 December 1963 16 April 1968
2 B.K. Nehru, ICS (Retd.) 17 April 1968 18 September 1973
3 L.P. Singh, ICS (Retd.) 19 September 1973 9 August 1981
4 S. M. H. Burney, IAS (Retd.) 10 August 1981 12 June 1984
5 Gen.(Retd.) K. V. Krishna Rao, PVSM. 13 June 1984 19 July 1989
6 Dr. Gopal Singh 20 July 1989 3 May 1990
7 Dr. M. M. Thomas 9 May 1990 12 April 1992
8 Loknath Mishra 13 April 1992 1 October 1993
9 Lt. Gen.(Retd.)V. K. Nayar PVSM, SM 2 October 1993 4 August 1994
10 O. N. Shrivastava, IPS (Retd.) 5 August 1994 11 November 1996
11 Om Prakash Sharma, IPS (Retd.) 12 November 1996 27 January 2002
12 Shyamal Datta, IPS (Retd.) 28 January 2002 2 February 2007
13 K. Sankaranarayanan 3 February 2007 28 July 2009
14 Gurbachan Jagat, IPS (Retd.) 28 July 2009 14 Oct 2009
15 Nikhil Kumar, IPS (Retd.) 15 Oct 2009 20 March 2013
16 Ashwani Kumar 21 March 2013 27 June 2014
17 Krishan Kant Paul (additional charge)[1] 2 July 2014 19 July 2014
18 Padmanabha Acharya[2] 19 July 2014 31 July 2019
19 R. N. Ravi 1 August 2019 17 September 2021
20 Jagdish Mukhi (additional charge) 17 September 2021 Incumbent

See also

Notes and references

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  1. ^ "Meghalaya Governor Krishan Kant Paul takes additional charge of Nagaland". The Economic Times. 2 July 2014. Retrieved 28 August 2018.
  2. ^ "P B Acharya sworn in as Nagaland Governor". Deccan Herald. 19 July 2014. Retrieved 28 August 2018.

https://nagaland.gov.in/governors