|Governor of Telangana|
|Appointer||President of India|
|Inaugural holder||E. S. L. Narasimhan|
|Formation||2 June 2014|
The governor of Telangana is the head of state of the Indian state of Telangana. The governors have similar powers and functions at the state level as those of the President of India at central level. They exist in the state appointed by the President of India for a term of 5 years and they are not local to the state that they are appointed to govern. The factors based on which the President evaluates the candidates is not mentioned in the constitution. The governor acts as the nominal head whereas the real power lies with the chief minister of the state and their council of ministers. The official residence of the Governor is Raj Bhavan, situated in the state capital Hyderabad.
The current incumbent is Tamilisai Soundararajan since 8 September 2019.
See also: Powers and functions of the Governor
The Governor enjoys many different types of powers:
|Home State||Term of Office||Previous post||Appointed by|
|Assumed Office||Left Office||Time in Office|
|Interim||E. S. L. Narasimhan
|Tamil Nadu||2 June 2014||23 July 2019||5 years, 97 days||Governor of Andhra Pradesh||Pranab Mukherjee|
|1||24 July 2019||7 September 2019|
|8 September 2019||Incumbent||3 years, 63 days||State President of Tamil Nadu Bharatiya Janata Party||Ram Nath Kovind|