Rulers: India

States after 1947 M-W


Madhya Pradesh

15 Aug 1947                Central Provinces and Berar
26 Jan 1950                Madhya Pradesh state (until 1956: Part A)

Governors
       1947 -        1952  Mangaldas Mancharam Pakvasa        (b. 1882 - d. 1968)
       1952 - 14 Jun 1957  B. Pattabhi Sitaramayya            (b. 1880 - d. 1959)
14 Jun 1957 - 11 Feb 1965  Hari Vinayaha Pataskar             (b. 1892 - d. 1970)
11 Feb 1965 -  8 Mar 1971  Kysasambally Chengalaraya Reddy    (b. 1902 - d. 1976)
 8 Mar 1971 - 14 Oct 1977  Satya Narayan Sinha                (b. 1900 - d. 19...)
14 Oct 1977 - 17 Aug 1978  Niranja Nath Wanchoo               (b. 1910 - d. 1982)
17 Aug 1978 - 30 Apr 1980  Cheppudira Muthana Poonacha        (b. 1910 - d. 1990)
30 Apr 1980 - 15 May 1984  Bhagwat Dayal Sharma               (b. 1918 - d. 1993)
15 May 1984 - 31 Mar 1989  Kizhekethil Mathew Chandy          (b. 1920 - d. 1998)
31 Mar 1989 -  6 Feb 1990  Serla Grewal (f)                   (b. 1927? - d. 2002)
 6 Feb 1990 - 24 Jun 1993  Kunwar Mahmood Ali Khan            (b. 1920? - d. 2001)
24 Jun 1993 - 22 Apr 1998  Mohammed Shafi Qureshi             (b. 1929)
22 Apr 1998 -  7 May 2003  Bhai Mahavir                       (b. 1922)
 7 May 2003 -  1 May 2004  Ram Prakash Gupta                  (b. 1923 - d. 2004)
 2 May 2004 - 30 Jun 2004  Krishna Mohan Seth                 (b. 1939)
30 Jun 2004 - 30 Jun 2009  Balram Jakhar                      (b. 1923)
30 Jun 2009 -  8 Sep 2011  Rameshwar Thakur                   (b. 1927)
 8 Sep 2011 -              Ram Naresh Yadav                   (b. 1928)

Chief ministers 15 Aug 1947 - 31 Dec 1956 Ravi Shankar Shukla (b. 1877 - d. 1956) 1 Jan 1957 - 31 Jan 1957 Bhagwantrao Mandloi (1st time) (b. 1892 - d. 1977) 31 Jan 1957 - 11 Mar 1962 Kailash Nath Katju (b. 1887 - d. 1968) 11 Mar 1962 - 30 Sep 1963 Bhagwantrao Mandloi (2nd time) (s.a.) 30 Sep 1963 - 30 Jul 1967 Dwarka Prasad Mishra (b. 1901 - d. 1988) 30 Jul 1967 - 13 Mar 1969 Govind Narayan Singh (b. 1920? - d. 2005) 13 Mar 1969 - 26 Mar 1969 Raja Naresh Chandra Singh (b. 1908 - d. 1987) 26 Mar 1969 - 29 Jan 1972 Shyama Charan Shukla (1st time) (b. 1925 - d. 2007) 29 Jan 1972 - 23 Dec 1975 Prakash Chandra Sethi (b. 1920 - d. 1996) 23 Dec 1975 - 29 Apr 1977 Shyama Charan Shukla (2nd time) (s.a.) 26 Jun 1977 - 18 Jan 1978 Kailash Joshi (b. 1929) 18 Jan 1978 - 20 Jan 1980 Virendra Kumar Saklecha (b. 1930 - d. 1999) 20 Jan 1980 - 17 Feb 1980 Sunderlal Patwa (1st time) (b. 1925) 9 Jun 1980 - 14 Mar 1985 Arjun Singh (1st time) (b. 1930 - d. 2011) 14 Mar 1985 - 14 Feb 1988 Motilal Vora (1st time) (b. 1928) 14 Feb 1988 - 25 Jan 1989 Arjun Singh (2nd time) (s.a.) 25 Jan 1989 - 9 Dec 1989 Motilal Vora (2nd time) (s.a.) 9 Dec 1989 - 5 Mar 1990 Shyama Charan Shukla (3rd time) (s.a.) 5 Mar 1990 - 15 Dec 1992 Sunderlal Patwa (2nd time) (s.a.) 7 Dec 1993 - 8 Dec 2003 Digvijay Singh (b. 1947) 8 Dec 2003 - 23 Aug 2004 Uma Bharti (f) (b. 1959) 23 Aug 2004 - 29 Nov 2005 Babulal Gaur (b. 1930) 29 Nov 2005 - Shivraj Singh Chauhan (b. 1959)

Madhya Bharat

       1948                state (from 1950: Part B)
 1 Nov 1956                part of Madhya Pradesh

Rajpramukh
28 May 1948 - 31 Oct 1956  Sir George Jivaji Rao Scindia      (b. 1916 - d. 1961)

Chief ministers Jan 1948 - May 1949 Lilasthar Joshi May 1949 - 18 Oct 1950 Gopikrishnan Vijayavargiya (b. 1905 - d. 1984) 18 Oct 1950 - 3 Mar 1952 Takhatmal Jain (1st time) 3 Mar 1952 - 16 Apr 1955 Mishrilal Gangwal 16 Apr 1955 - 31 Oct 1956 Takhatmal Jain (2nd time)

Bhopal

 1 Jun 1949                state (from 1950: Part C)
 1 Nov 1956                part of Madhya Pradesh

Chief commissioners
 1 Jun 1949 -  1 Apr 1950  N.P. Bonnerji
 1 Apr 1950 -        1952  Venkata Vishwanathan               (b. 1909)
       1952                Chandra Chhatra
       1952 -    Dec 1954  Bhagwan Sahay                      (b. 1905 - d. 1986)
   Dec 1954 -        1956  Kalka Prasad Bhargawa              (b. 1908)

Prime ministers Apr 1948 - Dec 1948 Oudhnarain Bisatya Dec 1948 - Jan 1949 Pandit Chatur Narain Malviya (b. 1900 - d. 1985) Chief minister Mar 1952 - 1 Nov 1956 Shankar Dayal Sharma (b. 1918 - d. 1999)

Vindhya Pradesh

       1948                state (from 1950: Part C)
 1 Nov 1956                part of Madhya Pradesh

Rajpramukh
       1948 -        1949  Martand Singh                      (b. 1923 - d. 1995)
Chief commissioners
       1949 -        1950  S.N. Mehta                         (b. 1904)
       1950 -    Mar 1952  V.K.B. Pillai
Lieutenant governors
   Mar 1952 -    Jan 1956  K. Santhanam                       (b. 1895 - d. 1980)
   Jan 1956 - 31 Oct 1956  Tirumala Rao

Prime minister Jul 1948 - 1 May 1949 Awadhesh Pratap Singh (b. 1888 - d. 1967) Chief minister 13 Mar 1952 - 31 Oct 1956 Shambhunath Shukla (b. 1903 - d. ...)

Maharashtra

15 Aug 1947                Bombay province
26 Jan 1950                state (until 1956: Part A)
 1 May 1960                divided into Maharashtra and Gujarat

Governors
15 Aug 1947 -  6 Jan 1948  David John Colville,
                           Baron Clydesmuir                   (b. 1894 - d. 1954)
   Jan 1948 - 30 May 1952  Raja Maharaj Singh                 (b. 1878 - d. 1959)
30 May 1952 -  5 Dec 1954  Sir Girja Shankar Bajpai           (b. 1891 - d. 1954)
 5 Dec 1954 -  1 Mar 1955  Mangaldas Mancharam Pakvasa
                           (1st time)                         (b. 1882 - d. 1968)
 1 Mar 1955 - 14 Oct 1956  Harekrushna Mahatab                (b. 1899 - d. 1987)
14 Oct 1956 - 10 Dec 1956  Mohomedali Currim Chagla           (b. 1900 - d. 1981)
10 Dec 1956 - 16 Apr 1962  Sri Prakasa                        (b. 1890 - d. 1971)
16 Apr 1962 -  6 Oct 1962  P. Subbarayan                      (b. 1889 - d. 1963)
 6 Oct 1962 -  5 Dec 1962  H.K. Chainani (1st time)           (b. 1904 - d. 1965)
 5 Dec 1962 -  5 Sep 1963  Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit (f)
                           (1st time)                         (b. 1900 - d. 1990)
 5 Sep 1963 - 18 Dec 1963  H.K. Chainani (2nd time)           (s.a.)
18 Dec 1963 -  8 Oct 1964  Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit (f)
                           (2nd time)                         (s.a.)
 8 Oct 1964 - 14 Nov 1964  Mangaldas Mancharam Pakvasa
                           (2nd time)                         (s.a.)
14 Nov 1964 -  9 Nov 1969  P.V. Cherian                       (b. 1893 - d. 1969)
 9 Nov 1969 - 26 Feb 1970  S.P. Kotval
26 Feb 1970 - 11 Dec 1976  Ali Yavar Jung Bahadur             (b. 1905 - d. 1976)
12 Dec 1976 - 30 Apr 1977  R.M. Kantawala                     (b. 1916)
30 Apr 1977 -  3 Nov 1980  Sadiq Ali                          (b. 1910 - d. 2001)
 3 Nov 1980 -  5 Feb 1982  Om Prakash Mehra                   (b. 1919)
 6 Mar 1982 - 18 Apr 1985  Idris Hasan Latif                  (b. 1923)
18 Apr 1985 - 30 May 1985  K. Madhava Reddy                   (b. 1923 - d. 1997)
30 May 1985 -  3 Apr 1986  Kona Prabhakara Rao                (b. 1916 - d. 1990)
 3 Apr 1986 -  3 Sep 1987  Shankar Dayal Sharma               (b. 1918 - d. 1999)
 3 Sep 1987 -  6 Nov 1987  S.K. Desai
 6 Nov 1987 - 20 Feb 1988  Chittatosh Mookerjee               (b. 1929)
20 Feb 1988 - 15 Feb 1989  Kasu Brahmananda Reddy             (b. 1909 - d. 1994)
15 Feb 1989 - 12 Jan 1993  Chidambaram Subramaniam            (b. 1910 - d. 2000)
12 Jan 1993 - 13 Jul 2002  P.C. Alexander                     (b. 1921 - d. 2011)
13 Jul 2002 - 10 Oct 2002  C.K. Thakkar (acting)              (b. 1943)
10 Oct 2002 -  6 Dec 2004  Mohammed Fazal                     (b. 1922)
 6 Dec 2004 -  9 Mar 2008  S.M. Krishna                       (b. 1932)
 9 Mar 2008 - 22 Jan 2010  S.C. Jamir                         (b. 1931)
22 Jan 2010 - 24 Aug 2014  K. Sankaranarayanan                (b. 1932)
24 Aug 2014 -              Om Prakash Kohli                   (b. 1935)

Chief ministers 15 Aug 1947 - 21 Apr 1952 Bal Gangadhar Kher (b. 1888 - d. 1957) 21 Apr 1952 - 1 Nov 1956 Morarji Desai (b. 1896 - d. 1995) 1 Nov 1956 - 19 Nov 1962 Yashwantrao Balwantrao Chavan (b. 1913 - d. 1984) 19 Nov 1962 - 25 Nov 1963 Marotrao Sambashio Kannamwar (b. 1900 - d. 1963) 5 Dec 1963 - 20 Feb 1975 Vasantrao Naik (b. 1913 - d. 1979) 20 Feb 1975 - 1 Apr 1977 Shankarrao Chavan (1st time) (b. 1920 - d. 2004) 1 Apr 1977 - 18 Jul 1978 Vasantrao Patil (1st time) (b. 1917 - d. 1989) 18 Jul 1978 - 9 Jun 1980 Sharad Pawar (1st time) (b. 1940) 9 Jun 1980 - 20 Jan 1982 A.R. Antulay (b. 1929) 20 Jan 1982 - 2 Feb 1983 Babasaheb Bhosale (b. 1921 - d. 2007) 2 Feb 1983 - 2 Jun 1985 Vasantrao Patil (2nd time) (s.a.) 2 Jun 1985 - 13 Mar 1986 Shivajirao Patil Nilangekar (b. 1931) 13 Mar 1986 - 24 Jun 1988 Shankarrao Chavan (2nd time) (s.a.) 25 Jun 1988 - 25 Jun 1991 Sharad Pawar (2nd time) (s.a.) 25 Jun 1991 - 6 Mar 1993 Sudhakarrao Naik (b. 1934 - d. 2001) 6 Mar 1993 - 14 Mar 1995 Sharad Pawar (3rd time) (s.a.) 14 Mar 1995 - 1 Feb 1999 Manohar Joshi (b. 1937) 1 Feb 1999 - 18 Oct 1999 Narayan Rane (b. 1952) 18 Oct 1999 - 18 Jan 2003 Vilasrao Deshmukh (1st time) (b. 1945 - d. 2012) 18 Jan 2003 - 1 Nov 2004 Sushil Kumar Shinde (b. 1941) 1 Nov 2004 - 8 Dec 2008 Vilasrao Deshmukh (2nd time) (s.a.) 8 Dec 2008 - 11 Nov 2010 Ashok Chavan (b. 1958) 11 Nov 2010 - Prithviraj Chavan (b. 1946)

Manipur

15 Oct 1949                state (from 1950: Part C)
 1 Nov 1956                union territory
21 Jan 1972                state

Chief commissioners (from 19 Dec 1969, lieutenant governors)
15 Oct 1949 - 18 Oct 1949  Rawal Amar Singh
18 Oct 1949 -    Dec 1950  Himmat Singh K. Maheswari
   Jan 1951 - 22 Sep 1952  E.P. Moon Jan
22 Sep 1952 -  3 Jan 1955  Rameshwar Prasad Bharagava
 3 Jan 1955 - 25 Apr 1958  P.C. Mathew                        (b. 1913 - d. 2011)
26 Apr 1958 - 23 Nov 1963  Jagat Mohan Raina                  (b. 1911)
23 Nov 1963 -    Jan 1970  Baleshwar Prasad                   (b. 1914 - d. 1996)
   Jan 1970 - 21 Jan 1972  Dalip Rai Kohli
Governors
21 Jan 1972 - 21 Sep 1973  Braj Kumar Nehru                   (b. 1909 - d. 2001)
21 Sep 1973 - 12 Aug 1981  Lallan Prasad Singh                (b. 1912 - d. 1998)
12 Aug 1981 - 12 Jun 1984  S.M.H. Burney                      (b. 1923 - d. 2014)
12 Jun 1984 - 10 Jul 1989  K.V. Krishna Rao                   (b. 1923)
10 Jul 1989 - 20 Mar 1993  Chintamani Panigrahi               (b. 1922 - d. 2000)
20 Mar 1993 - 31 Aug 1993  K.V. Raghunatha Reddy              (b. 1924 - d. 2002)
31 Aug 1993 - 23 Dec 1994  V.K. Nayar
23 Dec 1994 -  2 Dec 1999  Oudh Narain Shrivastava
 2 Dec 1999 - 12 Jun 2003  Ved Marwah                         (b. 1932)
12 Jun 2003 -  6 Aug 2004  Arvind Dave                        (b. 1940)
 6 Aug 2004 - 23 Jul 2008  Shivinder Singh Sidhu              (b. 1929)
23 Jul 2008 - 29 Jul 2013  Gurbachan Jagat                    (b. 1942)
29 Jul 2013 - 31 Dec 2013  Ashwani Kumar                      (b. 1950)
31 Dec 2013 -              Vinod Kumar Duggal                 (b. 1944)

Chief ministers 1 Jul 1963 - 12 Jan 1967 M. Koireng Singh (1st time) (b. 1915 - d. 1994) 20 Mar 1967 - 4 Oct 1967 M. Koireng Singh (2nd time) (s.a.) 13 Oct 1967 - 25 Oct 1967 Longjam Thambou Singh 19 Feb 1968 - 17 Oct 1969 M. Koireng Singh (3rd time) (s.a.) 23 Mar 1972 - 28 Mar 1973 Mohammed Alimuddin (1st time) 4 Mar 1974 - 10 Jul 1974 Mohammed Alimuddin (2nd time) 10 Jul 1974 - 6 Dec 1974 Yangmasho Shaiza (1st time) (b. 1923 - d. 1984) 6 Dec 1974 - 16 May 1977 R.K. Dorendra Singh (1st time) (b. 1934) 29 Jun 1977 - 14 Nov 1979 Yangmasho Shaiza (2nd time) (s.a.) 14 Jan 1980 - 27 Nov 1980 R.K. Dorendra Singh (2nd time) (s.a.) 27 Nov 1980 - 28 Feb 1981 Rishang Keishing (1st time) (b. 1920) 19 Jun 1981 - 4 Mar 1988 Rishang Keishing (2nd time) (s.a.) 4 Mar 1988 - 23 Feb 1990 R.K. Jaichandra Singh (b. 1942 - d. 1994) 23 Feb 1990 - 7 Jan 1992 R.K. Ranbir Singh (b. 1929? - d. 2006) 8 Apr 1992 - 31 Dec 1993 R.K. Dorendra Singh (3rd time) (s.a.) 14 Dec 1994 - 16 Dec 1997 Rishang Keishing (3rd time) (s.a.) 16 Dec 1997 - 15 Feb 2001 W. Nipamacha Singh (b. 1930 - d. 2012) 15 Feb 2001 - 2 Jun 2001 Radhabinod Koijam (b. 1943) 7 Mar 2002 - Okram Ibobi Singh (b. 1948)

Meghalaya

 2 Apr 1970                state within Assam
21 Jan 1972                separate state

Governors
 2 Apr 1970 -    Sep 1973  Braj Kumar Nehru                   (b. 1909 - d. 2001)
   Sep 1973 - 11 Aug 1981  Lallan Prasad Singh                (b. 1912 - d. 1998)
11 Aug 1981 - 29 Mar 1984  Prakash Chandra Mehrotra           (b. 1925)
29 Mar 1984 - 16 Apr 1984  Triveni Sahai Misra
16 Apr 1984 - 11 May 1989  Bhishma Narain Singh               (b. 1933)
11 May 1989 - 27 Jul 1989  Harideo Joshi                      (b. 1921 - d. 1995)
27 Jul 1989 -  9 May 1990  Abubakar Abdul Rahim               (b. 1920? - d. 1995)
 9 May 1990 - 19 Jun 1995  Madhukar Dighe                     (b. 1923 - d. 2014)
19 Jun 1995 - 12 Apr 2007  M.M. Jacob                         (b. 1928)
12 Apr 2007 - 29 Oct 2007  B.L. Joshi                         (b. 1934)
29 Oct 2007 -  1 Jul 2008  Shivinder Singh Sidhu              (b. 1929)
 1 Jul 2008 -  8 Jul 2013  Ranjit Shekhar Mooshahary          (b. 1946)
 8 Jul 2013 -              Krishan Kant Paul                  (b. 1948)

Chief ministers 2 Apr 1970 - 10 Mar 1978 Williamson A. Sangma (1st time) (b. 1919 - d. 1990) 10 Mar 1978 - 7 May 1979 D.D. Pugh (b. 1927 - d. 2008) 7 May 1979 - 7 May 1981 Brington Buhai Lyngdoh (1st time) (b. 1922 - d. 2003) 7 May 1981 - 2 Mar 1983 Williamson A. Sangma (2nd time) (s.a.) 2 Mar 1983 - 2 Apr 1983 Brington Buhai Lyngdoh (2nd time) (s.a.) 2 Apr 1983 - 6 Feb 1988 Williamson A. Sangma (3rd time) (s.a.) 6 Feb 1988 - 26 Mar 1990 Purno Agitok Sangma (b. 1947) 26 Mar 1990 - 11 Oct 1991 Brington Buhai Lyngdoh (3rd time) (s.a.) 5 Feb 1992 - 19 Feb 1993 D.D. Lapang (1st time) (b. 1934) 19 Feb 1993 - 10 Mar 1998 Salseng C. Marak (b. 1941?) 10 Mar 1998 - 8 Mar 2000 Brington Buhai Lyngdoh (4th time) (s.a.) 8 Mar 2000 - 8 Dec 2001 E.K. Mawlong (b. 1946 - d. 2008) 8 Dec 2001 - 4 Mar 2003 F.A. Khonglam (b. 1945) 4 Mar 2003 - 15 Jun 2006 D.D. Lapang (2nd time) (s.a.) 15 Jun 2006 - 10 Mar 2007 J. Dringwell Rymbai (b. 1934) 10 Mar 2007 - 19 Mar 2008 D.D. Lapang (3rd time) (s.a.) 19 Mar 2008 - 19 Mar 2009 Donkupar Roy (b. 1954) 13 May 2009 - 20 Apr 2010 D.D. Lapang (4th time) (s.a.) 20 Apr 2010 - Mukul M. Sangma (b. 1965)

Mizoram

21 Jan 1972                union territory created from part of Assam
20 Feb 1987                state

Chief commissioner
21 Jan 1972 - 24 Apr 1972  S.J. Das
Lieutenant governors
24 Apr 1972 - 13 Jun 1974  Shanti Priya Mukherjee
13 Jun 1974 - 27 Sep 1977  S.K. Chhibbar                      (b. 1920)
27 Sep 1977 -        1980  Mohan Prakash Mathur               (b. 1908)
       1980 - 16 Apr 1981  K.A.A. Raja
16 Apr 1981 - 10 Aug 1983  S.N. Kohli
10 Aug 1983 - 11 Dec 1986  Mari Shankar Dhube
11 Dec 1986 - 20 Feb 1987  Hiteshwar Saikia                   (b. 1934 - d. 1996)
Governors
20 Feb 1987 - 30 Apr 1989  Hiteshwar Saikia                   (s.a.)
 1 Jul 1989 -  8 Feb 1990  Williamson A. Sangma               (b. 1919 - d. 1990)
 8 Feb 1990 - 10 Feb 1993  Swaraj Kaushal                     (b. 1952)
10 Feb 1993 - 29 Jan 1998  Paty Ripple Kyndiah                (b. 1928)
29 Jan 1998 -  2 May 1998  Arun Prasad Mukherjee
 2 May 1998 - 22 Nov 2000  Anandam Padmanabhan                (b. 1928)
22 Nov 2000 - 18 May 2001  Ved Marwah                         (b. 1932)
18 May 2001 - 25 Jul 2006  Amolak Rattan Kohli                (b. 1942)
25 Jul 2006 -  2 Sep 2011  M.M. Lakhera                       (b. 1937)
 2 Sep 2011 -  9 Jul 2014  Vakkom Purushothaman               (b. 1928)
 9 Jul 2014 -  8 Aug 2014  Kamla Beniwal (f)                  (b. 1927)
 8 Aug 2014 -              Vinod Kumar Duggal                 (b. 1944)

Chief ministers 3 May 1972 - 10 May 1977 L. Chal Chhunga 2 Jun 1978 - 10 Nov 1978 Thenphunga Sailo (1st time) (b. 1922) 8 May 1979 - 4 May 1984 Thenphunga Sailo (2nd time) (s.a.) 5 May 1984 - 20 Aug 1986 Lal Thanhawla (1st time) (b. 1942) 21 Aug 1986 - 7 Sep 1988 Laldenga (b. 1927 - d. 1990) 24 Jan 1989 - 3 Dec 1998 Lal Thanhawla (2nd time) (s.a.) 3 Dec 1998 - 11 Dec 2008 Zoramthanga (b. 1944) 11 Dec 2008 - Lal Thanhawla (3rd time) (s.a.)

Nagaland

 1 Dec 1963                state created from part of Assam

Governors
 1 Dec 1963 - 17 Apr 1968  Vishnu Sahay
17 Apr 1968 - 19 Sep 1973  Braj Kumar Nehru                   (b. 1909 - d. 2001)
19 Sep 1973 - 10 Aug 1981  Lallan Prasad Singh                (b. 1912 - d. 1998)
10 Aug 1981 - 13 Jun 1984  S.M.H. Burney                      (b. 1923 - d. 2014)
13 Jun 1984 - 20 Jul 1989  K.V. Krishna Rao                   (b. 1923)
20 Jul 1989 -  4 May 1990  Gopal Singh                        (b. 1919)
 4 May 1990 -  9 May 1990  Chintamani Panigrahi               (b. 1922 - d. 2000)
 9 May 1990 - 13 Apr 1992  M.M. Thomas                        (b. 1916 - d. 1996)
13 Apr 1992 -  2 Oct 1993  Loknath Mishra                     (b. 1922 - d. 2009)
 2 Oct 1993 -  5 Aug 1994  V.K. Nayar
 5 Aug 1994 - 12 Nov 1996  Oudh Narain Shrivastava
12 Nov 1996 - 28 Jan 2002  Om Prakash Sharma                  (b. 1937)
28 Jan 2002 -  3 Feb 2007  Shyamal Datta                      (b. 1941)
 3 Feb 2007 - 28 Jul 2009  K. Sankaranarayanan                (b. 1932)
28 Jul 2009 - 15 Oct 2009  Gurbachan Jagat                    (b. 1942)
15 Oct 2009 - 21 Mar 2013  Nikhil Kumar                       (b. 1941)
21 Mar 2013 - 27 Jun 2014  Ashwani Kumar                      (b. 1950)
 2 Jul 2014 - 19 Jul 2014  Krishan Kant Paul                  (b. 1948)
19 Jul 2014 -              Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya     (b. 1931)

Chief ministers 1 Dec 1963 - 14 Aug 1966 Shilu Ao (b. 1916 - d. 1988) 14 Aug 1966 - 22 Feb 1969 T.N. Angami (b. 1913 - d. ...) 22 Feb 1969 - 26 Feb 1974 Hokishe Sema (1st time) (b. 1921 - d. 2007) 26 Feb 1974 - 10 Mar 1975 Vizol (1st time) (b. 1914 - d. 2008) 10 Mar 1975 - 22 Mar 1975 John Bosco Jasokie (1st time) (b. 1925 - d. 2005) 25 Nov 1977 - 18 Jan 1980 Vizol (2nd time) (s.a.) 18 Jan 1980 - 18 Apr 1980 George A. Pang 18 Apr 1980 - 5 Jun 1980 S.C. Jamir (1st time) (b. 1931) 5 Jun 1980 - 18 Nov 1982 John Bosco Jasokie (2nd time) (s.a.) 18 Nov 1982 - 29 Oct 1986 S.C. Jamir (2nd time) (s.a.) 29 Oct 1986 - 7 Aug 1988 Hokishe Sema (2nd time) (s.a.) 25 Jan 1989 - 15 May 1990 S.C. Jamir (3rd time) (s.a.) 15 May 1990 - 19 Jun 1990 K.L. Chishi 19 Jun 1990 - 2 Apr 1992 Vamuzo Phesao (b. 1938 - d. 2000) 22 Feb 1993 - 6 Mar 2003 S.C. Jamir (4th time) (s.a.) 6 Mar 2003 - 3 Jan 2008 Neiphiu Rio (1st time) (b. 1950) 12 Mar 2008 - 24 May 2014 Neiphiu Rio (2nd time) (s.a.) 24 May 2014 - T.R. Zeliang (b. 1952)

Odisha

15 Aug 1947                Orissa province
26 Jan 1950                state (until 1956: Part A)
 4 Nov 2011                renamed Odisha

Governors
15 Aug 1947 - 20 Jun 1948  Kailash Nath Katju                 (b. 1887 - d. 1968)
21 Jun 1948 -  6 Jun 1952  Janab M. Asaf Ali                  (b. 1888 - d. 1953)
 7 Jun 1952 -  9 Feb 1954  Sir Saiyid Fazl Ali                (b. 1886 - d. 1959)
10 Feb 1954 - 11 Sep 1956  Poosapati S. Kumaraswamy Raja      (b. 1898 - d. 1957)
12 Sep 1956 - 31 Jul 1957  Bhim Sen Sachar                    (b. 1893 - d. 1978)
31 Jul 1957 - 15 Sep 1962  Yeshwant Narayan Sukthankar        (b. 1897 - d. ...)
16 Sep 1962 - 30 Jan 1968  Ajudhia Nath Khosla                (b. 1892 - d. 1984)
31 Jan 1968 - 20 Sep 1971  Shaukatullah Shah Ansari           (b. 1908 - d. 1972)
20 Sep 1971 - 30 Jun 1972  Sardar Jogendra Singh              (b. 1903 - d. 1979)
 1 Jul 1972 -  8 Nov 1972  Gatikrisina Misra (1st time)
                           (acting)
 8 Nov 1972 - 20 Aug 1974  Basappa Danappa Jatti              (b. 1912 - d. 2002)
21 Aug 1974 - 25 Oct 1974  Gatikrisina Misra (2nd time)
                           (acting)
25 Oct 1974 - 17 Apr 1976  Akbar Ali Khan                     (b. 1899 - d. 1994)
17 Apr 1976 -  7 Feb 1977  Shiva Narayin Sankar (acting)
 7 Feb 1977 - 22 Sep 1977  Harcharan Singh Brar               (b. 1922 - d. 2009)
23 Sep 1977 - 30 Apr 1980  Bhagwat Dayal Sharma               (b. 1918 - d. 1993)
30 Apr 1980 - 17 Aug 1983  Cheppudira Muthana Poonacha        (b. 1910 - d. 1990)
17 Aug 1983 - 20 Nov 1988  Bishambhar Nath Pande              (b. 1906 - d. 1998)
20 Nov 1988 -  6 Feb 1990  Nurul Hasan (1st time)             (b. 1921 - d. 1993)
 7 Feb 1990 -  1 Feb 1993  Yagya Dutt Sharma                  (b. 1922 - d. 1996)
 1 Feb 1993 - 31 May 1993  Nurul Hasan (2nd time)             (s.a.)
 1 Jun 1993 - 17 Jun 1995  B. Satyanarayan Reddy              (b. 1927 - d. 2012)
18 Jun 1995 - 27 Apr 1998  Gopala Ramanujam                   (b. 1915 - d. 2001)
27 Apr 1998 - 14 Nov 1999  Chakravarti Rangarajan             (b. 1932?)
15 Nov 1999 - 17 Nov 2004  M.M. Rajendran                     (b. 1935)
17 Nov 2004 - 21 Aug 2007  Rameshwar Thakur                   (b. 1927)
21 Aug 2007 - 21 Mar 2013  Murlidhar Chandrakant Bhandare     (b. 1928)
21 Mar 2013 -              S.C. Jamir                         (b. 1931)

Chief ministers 15 Aug 1947 - 12 May 1950 Harekrushna Mahatab (1st time) (b. 1899 - d. 1987) 12 May 1950 - 15 Oct 1956 Nabakrushna Choudhury (b. 1901 - d. 1984) 15 Oct 1956 - 25 Feb 1961 Harekrushna Mahatab (2nd time) (s.a.) 28 Jun 1961 - 2 Oct 1963 Bijayananda Patnaik (1st time) (b. 1916 - d. 1997) 2 Oct 1963 - 21 Feb 1965 Biren Mitra (b. 1917 - d. 1978) 21 Feb 1965 - 8 Mar 1967 Sadasiva Tripathy (b. 1910 - d. 1980) 8 Mar 1967 - 11 Jan 1971 Rajendra Narayana Singh Deo (b. 1912 - d. 1975) 3 Apr 1971 - 14 Jun 1972 Biswanath Das (b. 1889 - d. 1984) 14 Jun 1972 - 3 Mar 1973 Nandini Satpathy (f) (1st time) (b. 1931 - d. 2006) 6 Mar 1974 - 16 Dec 1976 Nandini Satpathy (f) (2nd time) (s.a.) 29 Dec 1976 - 25 Jun 1977 Binayak Acharya (b. 1918 - d. 1983) 25 Jun 1977 - 17 Feb 1980 Nilamani Routray (b. 1920 - d. 2004) 9 Jun 1980 - 7 Dec 1989 Janaki Ballabh Patnaik (1st time) (b. 1927) 7 Dec 1989 - 5 Mar 1990 Hemananda Biswal (1st time) (b. 1939) 5 Mar 1990 - 15 Mar 1995 Bijayananda Patnaik (2nd time) (s.a.) 15 Mar 1995 - 15 Feb 1999 Janaki Ballabh Patnaik (2nd time) (s.a.) 15 Feb 1999 - 6 Dec 1999 Giridhar Gomango (b. 1943) 6 Dec 1999 - 5 Mar 2000 Hemananda Biswal (2nd time) (s.a.) 5 Mar 2000 - Naveen Patnaik (b. 1946)

Puducherry

 1 Nov 1954                French India becomes de facto part of India
16 Aug 1962                de jure transfer to India
 7 Jan 1963                Pondicherry union territory
 1 Oct 2006                renamed Puducherry

Chief commissioners
 1 Nov 1954 - 17 Nov 1956  Kewal Singh                        (b. 1915)
17 Nov 1956 - 28 Aug 1958  Moti K. Kripalani                  (b. 1901 - d. ...)
28 Aug 1958 -  8 Feb 1961  L.R.S. Singh
 2 May 1961 -  2 Aug 1963  Sarat Kumar Datta                  (b. 1908)
 2 Aug 1963 - 14 Oct 1963  K.J. Somasundaram
Lieutenant governors
14 Oct 1963 - 14 Oct 1968  S.L. Sailam
14 Oct 1968 -  8 Nov 1972  Basappa Danappa Jatti              (b. 1912 - d. 2002)
 8 Nov 1972 - 30 Aug 1976  Cheddy Lal
30 Aug 1976 -  1 Nov 1980  Bidesh T. Kulkarni
 1 Nov 1980 - 16 Apr 1981  Ram Kishore Vyas
16 Apr 1981 - 27 Jul 1981  Sadiq Ali                          (b. 1910 - d. 2001)
27 Jul 1981 - 15 May 1982  R.N. Haldipur                      (b. 1921 - d. 2003)
15 May 1982 -  5 Aug 1983  Kizhekethil Mathew Chandy          (b. 1920 - d. 1998)
19 Aug 1983 - 18 Jun 1984  Kona Prabhakara Rao                (b. 1916 - d. 1990)
18 Jun 1984 -  1 Oct 1984  Sundar Lal Khurana                 (b. 1919)
 1 Oct 1984 - 22 Jun 1988  Thiru Tribhuvan Prasad Tewary
22 Jun 1988 - 19 Feb 1990  Ranjit Singh Dayal                 (b. 1928 - d. 2012)
19 Feb 1990 - 19 Dec 1990  Chandrawati (f)
19 Dec 1990 -  6 Feb 1993  Sarup Singh                        (b. 1917 - d. 2003)
 6 Feb 1993 - 31 May 1993  Bhishma Narain Singh               (b. 1933)
31 May 1993 -  2 May 1995  Marri Channa Reddy                 (b. 1919 - d. 1996)
 2 May 1995 - 23 Apr 1998  Rajendra Kumari Bajpai (f)         (b. 1925 - d. 1999)
23 Apr 1998 - 31 Jul 2002  Rajani Rai (f)                     (b. 1931)
31 Jul 2002 - 27 Oct 2003  K.R. Malkani                       (b. 1921 - d. 2003)
31 Oct 2003 -  5 Jan 2004  P.S. Ramamohan Rao (administrator) (b. 1934)
 5 Jan 2004 -  7 Jul 2004  Nagendra Nath Jha                  (b. 1935)
 7 Jul 2004 - 19 Jul 2006  M.M. Lakhera                       (b. 1937)
19 Jul 2006 - 15 Mar 2008  Mukut Mithi                        (b. 1952)
15 Mar 2008 - 23 Jul 2008  Bhopinder Singh                    (b. 1946)
23 Jul 2008 -  6 Apr 2009  Govind Singh Gurjar                (b. 1932 - d. 2009)
 8 Apr 2009 - 27 Jul 2009  Surjit Singh Barnala               (b. 1925)
                           (administrator)
27 Jul 2009 - 10 Jul 2013  Iqbal Singh                        (b. 1945)
10 Jul 2013 - 17 Jul 2014  Virendra Kataria                   (b. 1933?)
17 Jul 2014 -              A.K. Singh

Chief ministers 1 Jul 1963 - 11 Sep 1964 Edouard Goubert (b. 1894 - d. 1979) 11 Sep 1964 - 9 Apr 1967 V. Venkatasubba Reddiar (1st time) (b. ... - d. 1981) 9 Apr 1967 - 6 Mar 1968 M.O. Hasan Farook Maricar (1st time) (b. 1937 - d. 2012) 6 Mar 1968 - 18 Sep 1968 V. Venkatasubba Reddiar (2nd time) (s.a.) 17 Mar 1969 - 3 Jan 1974 M.O. Hasan Farook Maricar (2nd time) (s.a.) 6 Mar 1974 - 28 Mar 1974 Subramanyan Ramaswamy (1st time) 2 Jul 1977 - 12 Nov 1978 Subramanyan Ramaswamy (2nd time) 16 Jan 1980 - 24 Jun 1983 D. Ramachandran (1st time) 16 Mar 1985 - 19 Jan 1989 M.O. Hasan Farook Maricar (3rd time) (s.a.) 5 Mar 1990 - 12 Jan 1991 D. Ramachandran (2nd time) 4 Jul 1991 - 14 May 1996 V. Vaithilingam (1st time) (b. 1950) 26 May 1996 - 18 Mar 2000 R.V. Janakiraman 22 Mar 2000 - 27 Oct 2001 P. Shanmugam (b. 1927 - d. 2013) 27 Oct 2001 - 4 Sep 2008 N. Rangasamy (1st time) (b. 1950) 4 Sep 2008 - 16 May 2011 V. Vaithilingam (2nd time) (s.a.) 16 May 2011 - N. Rangasamy (2nd time) (s.a.)

Punjab

15 Aug 1947                East Punjab province
26 Jan 1950                Punjab state (until 1956: Part A)

Governors
15 Aug 1947 - 11 Mar 1953  Sir Chandulal Madhavlal Trivedi    (b. 1893 - d. 1981)
11 Mar 1953 - 15 Sep 1958  C.P.N. Singh                       (b. 1901 - d. 1993)
15 Sep 1958 -  1 Oct 1962  Narhar Vishnu Gadgil               (b. 1886 - d. 1966)
 1 Oct 1962 -  4 May 1964  Pattom Thanu Pillai                (b. 1885 - d. 1970)
 4 May 1964 -  1 Sep 1965  Hafiz Muhammad Ibrahim             (b. 1889 - d. 1968)
 1 Sep 1965 - 26 Jun 1966  Sardar Ujjal Singh                 (b. 1895 - d. ...)
27 Jun 1966 -  1 Jun 1967  Dharma Vira                        (b. 1906 - d. 2000)
 1 Jun 1967 - 16 Oct 1967  Mehar Singh
16 Oct 1967 - 21 May 1973  Dadasaheb Chintanani Pavate        (b. 1899 - d. 1979)
21 May 1973 -  1 Sep 1977  Mahendra Mohan Choudhury           (b. 1908 - d. 1983)
 1 Sep 1977 - 24 Sep 1977  Ranjit Singh Narula                (b. 1915 - d. 2005)
24 Sep 1977 - 26 Aug 1981  Jaisukh Lal Hathi                  (b. 1909 - d. 1982)
26 Aug 1981 - 21 Apr 1982  Aminuddin Ahmad Khan               (b. 1911 - d. 1983)
21 Apr 1982 -  7 Feb 1983  Marri Channa Reddy                 (b. 1919 - d. 1996)
 7 Feb 1983 - 21 Feb 1983  S.S. Sandhawalia                   (b. 1925 - d. 2007)
21 Feb 1983 - 10 Oct 1983  Anant Prasad Sharma                (b. 1919 - d. 1988)
10 Oct 1983 -  3 Jul 1984  Bhairab Dutt Pande                 (b. 1912)
 3 Jul 1984 - 14 Mar 1985  Kershasp Tehmurasp Satarawala      (b. 1916 - d. 2001)
14 Mar 1985 - 14 Nov 1985  Arjun Singh                        (b. 1930 - d. 2011)
14 Nov 1985 - 26 Nov 1985  Hokishe Sema                       (b. 1921 - d. 2007)
26 Nov 1985 -  2 Apr 1986  Shankar Dayal Sharma               (b. 1918 - d. 1999)
 2 Apr 1986 -  8 Dec 1989  Siddharta Shankar Ray              (b. 1920 - d. 2010)
 8 Dec 1989 - 14 Jun 1990  Nirmal Mukarji                     (b. 1921 - d. 2002)
14 Jun 1990 - 18 Dec 1990  Virendra Verma                     (b. 1916 - d. 2009)
18 Dec 1990 -  7 Aug 1991  Om Prakash Malhotra                (b. 1922)
 7 Aug 1991 -  9 Jul 1994  Surendra Nath                      (b. 1926? - d. 1994)
10 Jul 1994 - 18 Sep 1994  Sudhakar Panditrao Kurdukar        (b. 1935)
18 Sep 1994 - 27 Nov 1999  B.K.N. Chhibber                    (b. 1936?)
27 Nov 1999 -  8 May 2003  J.F.R. Jacob                       (b. 1921)
 8 May 2003 -  3 Nov 2004  Om Prakash Verma                   (b. 1937)
 3 Nov 2004 - 16 Nov 2004  A.R. Kidwai                        (b. 1920)
16 Nov 2004 - 22 Jan 2010  S.F. Rodrigues                     (b. 1933)
22 Jan 2010 -              Shivraj Patil                      (b. 1935)

Chief ministers 15 Aug 1947 - 13 Apr 1949 Gopichand Bhargava (1st time) (b. 1890 - d. 1966) 13 Apr 1949 - 18 Oct 1949 Bhim Sen Sachar (1st time) (b. 1893 - d. 1978) 18 Oct 1949 - 20 Jun 1951 Gopichand Bhargava (2nd time) (s.a.) 17 Apr 1952 - 23 Jan 1956 Bhim Sen Sachar (2nd time) (s.a.) 23 Jan 1956 - 21 Jun 1964 Sardar Pratap Singh Kairon (b. 1910 - d. 1965) 21 Jun 1964 - 6 Jul 1964 Gopichand Bhargava (3rd time) (s.a.) 6 Jul 1964 - 5 Jul 1966 Ram Kishan 1 Nov 1966 - 8 Mar 1967 Gurumukh Singh Musafir (b. 1899 - d. 1976) 8 Mar 1967 - 25 Nov 1967 Sardar Gurnam Singh (1st time) (b. 1899 - d. 1973) 25 Nov 1967 - 23 Aug 1968 Sardar Lachhman Singh Gill (b. 1917 - d. 1969) 17 Feb 1969 - 27 Mar 1970 Sardar Gurnam Singh (2nd time) (s.a.) 27 Mar 1970 - 14 Jun 1971 Parkash Singh Badal (1st time) (b. 1927) 17 Mar 1972 - 30 Apr 1977 Zail Singh (b. 1916 - d. 1994) 20 Jun 1977 - 17 Feb 1980 Parkash Singh Badal (2nd time) (s.a.) 6 Jun 1980 - 6 Oct 1983 Darbara Singh (b. 1916 - d. 1990) 29 Sep 1985 - 11 May 1987 Surjit Singh Barnala (b. 1925) 25 Feb 1992 - 31 Aug 1995 Beant Singh (b. 1922 - d. 1995) 31 Aug 1995 - 21 Nov 1996 Harcharan Singh Brar (b. 1922 - d. 2009) 21 Nov 1996 - 12 Feb 1997 Rajinder Kaur Bhattal (f) (b. 1945) 12 Feb 1997 - 27 Feb 2002 Parkash Singh Badal (3rd time) (s.a.) 27 Feb 2002 - 2 Mar 2007 Amarinder Singh (b. 1942) 2 Mar 2007 - Parkash Singh Badal (4th time) (s.a.)

PEPSU (Patiala and East Punjab States Union)

15 Jul 1948                state (from 1950: Part B)
 1 Nov 1956                part of Punjab

Rajpramukh
15 Jul 1948 - 31 Oct 1956  Yadavindra Singh                   (b. 1913 - d. 1974)

Premiers 18 Nov 1949 - 23 May 1951 Sardar Gian Singh Rarewala (b. 1901 - d. 1979) 23 May 1951 - 22 Apr 1952 Sardar Raghbir Singh (b. 1894 - d. 1955) Chief ministers 22 Apr 1952 - 5 Mar 1953 Sardar Gian Singh Rarewala (s.a.) 8 Mar 1954 - 7 Jan 1955 Sardar Raghbir Singh (s.a.) 12 Jan 1955 - 31 Oct 1956 Brish Bhan (b. 1908 - d. 1988)

Rajasthan

25 Mar 1948                Rajasthan Union
18 Apr 1948                United States of Rajasthan
30 Mar 1949                United States of Greater Rajasthan (from 1950: Part B)
 1 Nov 1956                Rajasthan

Rajpramukhs
25 Mar 1948 - 18 Apr 1948  Bhim Singh II                      (b. 1909 - d. 1991)
18 Apr 1948 -  4 Jul 1955  Sir Bhopal Singh                   (b. 1884 - d. 1955)
                           (from 1 Apr 1949, maharajpramukh)
Governors
 1 Nov 1956 - 16 Apr 1962  Gurumukh Nihal Singh               (b. 1895 - d. 1969)
16 Apr 1962 - 16 Apr 1967  Sampurnanand                       (b. 1889 - d. 1969)
16 Apr 1967 -  1 Jul 1972  Sardar Hukam Singh                 (b. 1895 - d. 1983)
 1 Jul 1972 - 15 Feb 1977  Sardar Jogendra Singh              (b. 1903 - d. 1979)
15 Feb 1977 - 11 May 1977  Vedpal Tyagi (acting)
17 May 1977 -  8 Aug 1981  Raghukul Tilak                     (b. 1900 - d. ...)
 8 Aug 1981 -  6 Mar 1982  K.D. Sharma (acting)
 6 Mar 1982 -  4 Nov 1985  Om Prakash Mehra                   (b. 1919)
 4 Nov 1985 - 20 Nov 1985  Dwarka Prasad Gupta                (b. 1926)
20 Nov 1985 - 15 Oct 1987  Vasantrao Patil                    (b. 1917 - d. 1989)
15 Oct 1987 - 20 Feb 1988  Jagdish Sharan Verma (acting)      (b. 1933 - d. 2013)
20 Feb 1988 -  3 Feb 1990  Sukhdev Prasad                     (b. 1921 - d. 1995)
 3 Feb 1990 - 14 Feb 1990  Milap Chand Jain (acting)          (b. 1929)
14 Feb 1990 - 26 Aug 1991  Debi Prasad Chattopadhyaya         (b. 1933)
26 Aug 1991 -  5 Feb 1992  Sarup Singh (acting)               (b. 1917 - d. 2003)
 5 Feb 1992 - 31 May 1993  Marri Channa Reddy                 (b. 1919 - d. 1996)
31 May 1993 - 30 Jun 1993  Dhanik Lal Mandal (acting)         (b. 1932)
30 Jun 1993 -  1 May 1998  Bali Ram Bhagat                    (b. 1922 - d. 2011)
 1 May 1998 - 24 May 1998  Darbara Singh                      (b. 1927 - d. 1998)
25 May 1998 - 16 Jan 1999  Navrang Lal Tibrewal (acting)      (b. 1937)
16 Jan 1999 - 14 May 2003  Anshuman Singh                     (b. 1935)
14 May 2003 - 22 Sep 2003  Nirmal Chandra Jain                (b. 1928 - d. 2003)
22 Sep 2003 - 14 Jan 2004  Kailashpati Mishra                 (b. 1926 - d. 2012)
14 Jan 2004 -  1 Nov 2004  Madan Lal Khurana                  (b. 1936)
 1 Nov 2004 -  8 Nov 2004  Thanjavelu Rajeshwar               (b. 1926)
 8 Nov 2004 - 23 Jun 2007  Pratibha Patil (f)                 (b. 1934)
23 Jun 2007 -  6 Sep 2007  A.R. Kidwai                        (b. 1920)
 6 Sep 2007 -  1 Dec 2009  S.K. Singh                         (b. 1932 - d. 2009)
 2 Dec 2009 - 26 Apr 2010  Prabha Rau (f)                     (b. 1935 - d. 2010)
28 Apr 2010 - 12 May 2012  Shivraj Patil                      (b. 1935)
12 May 2012 -  8 Aug 2014  Margaret Alva (f)                  (b. 1942)
 8 Aug 2014 -              Ram Naik                           (b. 1934)

Chief ministers 25 Mar 1948 - 18 Apr 1948 Gokul Lal Asawa 18 Apr 1948 - 7 Apr 1949 Manikya Lal Verma (b. 1897 - d. 1969) 7 Apr 1949 - 6 Jan 1951 Hiralal Shastri (b. 1899 - d. 1974) 6 Jan 1951 - 26 Apr 1951 Cadambi Seshachar Venkatachari (b. 1899 - d. ...) (acting) 26 Apr 1951 - 3 Mar 1952 Jai Narayan Vyas (1st time) (b. 1899 - d. 1963) 3 Mar 1952 - 1 Nov 1952 Tikaram Palliwal (b. 1907) 1 Nov 1952 - 13 Nov 1954 Jai Narayan Vyas (2nd time) (s.a.) 13 Nov 1954 - 13 Mar 1967 Mohan Lal Sukhadia (1st time) (b. 1916 - d. 1982) 26 Apr 1967 - 9 Jul 1971 Mohan Lal Sukhadia (2nd time) (s.a.) 9 Jul 1971 - 11 Oct 1973 Barkatullah Khan (b. 1920 - d. 1973) 23 Oct 1973 - 22 Jun 1977 Harideo Joshi (1st time) (b. 1921 - d. 1995) 22 Jun 1977 - 16 Feb 1980 Bhairon Singh Shekhawat (1st time) (b. 1923 - d. 2010) 6 Jun 1980 - 14 Jul 1981 Jagannath Pahadia (b. 1932) 14 Jul 1981 - 23 Feb 1985 Shiv Charan Mathur (1st time) (b. 1926 - d. 2009) 23 Feb 1985 - 10 Mar 1985 Heera Lal Devpura (b. 1925 - d. 2004) 10 Mar 1985 - 20 Jan 1988 Harideo Joshi (2nd time) (s.a.) 20 Jan 1988 - 4 Dec 1989 Shiv Charan Mathur (2nd time) (s.a.) 4 Dec 1989 - 4 Mar 1990 Harideo Joshi (3rd time) (s.a.) 4 Mar 1990 - 15 Dec 1992 Bhairon Singh Shekhawat (2nd time) (s.a.) 4 Dec 1993 - 1 Dec 1998 Bhairon Singh Shekhawat (3rd time) (s.a.) 1 Dec 1998 - 8 Dec 2003 Ashok Gehlot (1st time) (b. 1951) 8 Dec 2003 - 13 Dec 2008 Vasundhara Raje (f) (1st time) (b. 1953) 13 Dec 2008 - 13 Dec 2013 Ashok Gehlot (2nd time) (s.a.) 13 Dec 2013 - Vasundhara Raje (f) (2nd time) (s.a.)

Matsya

18 Mar 1948                Matsya Union formed by merger of former princely states of
                           Alwar, Bharatpur, Dholpur, and Karauli
15 May 1949                part of Rajasthan

Chief minister
18 Mar 1948 - 15 May 1949  Shobha Ram

Ajmer

15 Aug 1947                Ajmer-Merwara province
26 Jan 1950                Ajmer Part C state
 1 Nov 1956                part of Rajasthan

Chief commissioners
       1947 -        1948  Shankar Prasada                    (b. 1905)
       1948 -        1951  Chandrakant Balwantrao Nagarkar
   Jan 1952 -    Mar 1954  Anand Dattahaya Pandit             (b. 1909)
   Mar 1954 - 31 Oct 1956  M.K. Kripalani

Chief minister 24 Mar 1952 - 1956 Hari Bhau Upadhyay

Sikkim

16 May 1975                state

Governors
16 May 1975 - 10 Jan 1981  Bipen Bihari Lal                   (b. 1917)
10 Jan 1981 - 16 Jun 1984  Homi J.H. Taleyarkhan              (b. 1917 - d. 1998)
16 Jun 1984 - 31 May 1985  Kona Prabhakara Rao                (b. 1916 - d. 1990)
31 May 1985 - 21 Nov 1985  Bhishma Narain Singh               (b. 1933)
21 Nov 1985 -  2 Mar 1989  Thanjavelu Rajeshwar               (b. 1926)
 2 Mar 1989 -  8 Feb 1990  S.K. Bhatnagar                     (b. 1930? - d. 2001)
 8 Feb 1990 - 21 Sep 1994  R.H. Tahiliani                     (b. 1930)
21 Sep 1994 - 12 Nov 1995  P. Shiv Shanker                    (b. 1929)
12 Nov 1995 - 10 Mar 1996  K.V. Raghunatha Reddy              (b. 1924 - d. 2002)
10 Mar 1996 - 18 May 2001  Chaudhury Randhir Singh
18 May 2001 - 25 Oct 2002  Kidar Nath Sahani                  (b. 1926 - d. 2012)
25 Oct 2002 - 25 Oct 2007  V. Rama Rao                        (b. 1935)
25 Oct 2007 -  9 Jul 2008  Sudarshan Agarwal                  (b. 1931)
 9 Jul 2008 - 20 Jul 2013  Balmiki Prasad Singh               (b. 1941)
20 Jul 2013 -              Shriniwas Dadasaheb Patil          (b. 1941)

Chief ministers 16 May 1975 - 18 Aug 1979 Kazi Lhendup Dorji (b. 1904 - d. 2007) 18 Oct 1979 - 11 May 1984 Nar Bahadur Bhandari (1st time) (b. 1940) 11 May 1984 - 25 May 1984 B.B. Gurung (b. 1929) 8 Mar 1985 - 18 May 1994 Nar Bahadur Bhandari (2nd time) (s.a.) 18 May 1994 - 12 Dec 1994 Sanchaman Limboo (b. 1949) 12 Dec 1994 - Pawan Chamling (b. 1950)

Tamil Nadu

15 Aug 1947                Madras province
26 Jan 1950                state (until 1956: Part A)
14 Jan 1969                renamed Tamil Nadu

Governors
15 Aug 1947 -  7 Sep 1948  Sir Archibald Edward Nye           (b. 1895 - d. 1967)
 7 Sep 1948 - 12 Mar 1952  Sir Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavsinhji  (b. 1912 - d. 1965)
12 Mar 1952 - 10 Dec 1956  Sri Prakasa                        (b. 1890 - d. 1971)
10 Dec 1956 - 30 Sep 1957  Anapparambul Joseph John           (b. 1893 - d. 1957)
24 Jan 1958 -  4 May 1964  Bishnuram Medhi                    (b. 1888 - d. 1981)
 4 May 1964 - 26 Jun 1966  Jayachamarajendra Wodeyar          (b. 1919 - d. 1974)
26 Jun 1966 - 27 May 1971  Sardar Ujjal Singh                 (b. 1895 - d. 1983)
27 May 1971 - 16 Jun 1976  Kodardas Kalidas Shah              (b. 1908 - d. ...)
16 Jun 1976 -  8 Apr 1977  Mohan Lal Sukhadia                 (b. 1916 - d. 1982)
 8 Apr 1977 - 27 Apr 1977  C.P.N. Singh (acting)              (b. 1901 - d. 1993)
27 Apr 1977 -  4 Nov 1980  Prabhudas Balubhai Patwari         (b. 1909 - d. 19...)
 4 Nov 1980 -  3 Sep 1982  Sadiq Ali                          (b. 1910 - d. 2001)
 3 Sep 1982 - 17 Feb 1988  Sundar Lal Khurana                 (b. 1919)
17 Feb 1988 - 24 May 1990  P.C. Alexander                     (b. 1921 - d. 2011)
24 May 1990 - 15 Feb 1991  Surjit Singh Barnala (1st time)    (b. 1925)
15 Feb 1991 - 31 May 1993  Bhishma Narain Singh               (b. 1933)
31 May 1993 -  2 Dec 1996  Marri Channa Reddy                 (b. 1919 - d. 1996)
 2 Dec 1996 - 25 Jan 1997  Krishan Kant                       (b. 1927 - d. 2002)
25 Jan 1997 -  3 Jul 2001  Fathima Beevi (f)                  (b. 1927)
 3 Jul 2001 - 18 Jan 2002  Chakravarti Rangarajan             (b. 1932?)
18 Jan 2002 -  3 Nov 2004  P.S. Ramamohan Rao                 (b. 1934)
 3 Nov 2004 - 31 Aug 2011  Surjit Singh Barnala (2nd time)    (s.a.)
31 Aug 2011 -              Konijeti Rosaiah                   (b. 1933)

Chief ministers 15 Aug 1947 - 6 Apr 1949 Omandur Ramaswami Reddiar (b. 1895 - d. 1970) 6 Apr 1949 - 10 Apr 1952 Poosapati S. Kumaraswamy Raja (b. 1898 - d. 1957) 10 Apr 1952 - 13 Apr 1954 Chakravarti Rajagopalachari (b. 1878 - d. 1972) 13 Apr 1954 - 2 Oct 1963 Kumaraswami Kamaraj (b. 1903 - d. 1975) 2 Oct 1963 - 4 Mar 1967 M. Bhaktavatsalam (b. 1897 - d. 1987) 4 Mar 1967 - 3 Feb 1969 C.N. Annadurai (b. 1909 - d. 1969) 3 Feb 1969 - 10 Feb 1969 V.R. Nedunchezhiyan (1st time) (b. 1920 - d. 2000) (acting) 10 Feb 1969 - 31 Jan 1976 Kalaignar Muthuvel Karunanidhi (1st time) (b. 1924) 30 Jun 1977 - 17 Feb 1980 Marudur Gopala Ramachandran (1st time) (b. 1917 - d. 1987) 9 Jun 1980 - 24 Dec 1987 Marudur Gopala Ramachandran (2nd time) (s.a.) 24 Dec 1987 - 7 Jan 1988 V.R. Nedunchezhiyan (2nd time) (s.a.) (acting) 7 Jan 1988 - 30 Jan 1988 Janaki Ramachandran (f) (b. 1923 - d. 1996) 27 Jan 1989 - 30 Jan 1991 Kalaignar Muthuvel Karunanidhi (2nd time) (s.a.) 24 Jun 1991 - 13 May 1996 Jayaram Jayalalitha (f) (1st time) (b. 1948) 13 May 1996 - 14 May 2001 Kalaignar Muthuvel Karunanidhi (3rd time) (s.a.) 14 May 2001 - 21 Sep 2001 Jayaram Jayalalitha (f) (2nd time) (s.a.) 21 Sep 2001 - 2 Mar 2002 O. Paneerselvam (b. 1951) 2 Mar 2002 - 13 May 2006 Jayaram Jayalalitha (f) (3rd time) (s.a.) 13 May 2006 - 16 May 2011 Kalaignar Muthuvel Karunanidhi (4th time) (s.a.) 16 May 2011 - Jayaram Jayalalitha (f) (4th time) (s.a.)

Telangana

 2 Jun 2014                state created from part of Andhra Pradesh

Governor
 2 Jun 2014 -              E.S.L. Narasimhan                  (b. 1945)

Chief minister 2 Jun 2014 - Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao (b. 1954)

Tripura

15 Oct 1949                province
26 Jan 1950                Part C state
 1 Nov 1956                union territory
21 Jan 1972                state

Chief commissioners
15 Oct 1949 -        1951  R.K. Ray
       1951 -        1955  Venkatasubrami Nanjappa            (b. 1911)
       1955 -        1956  H.L. Atal
       1956 -        1958  Kalka Prasad Bhargawa              (b. 1908)
       1958 -        1962  N.M. Patnaik
15 Nov 1962 - 17 Jan 1967  Shanti Priya Mukherjee
17 Jan 1967 -  5 Nov 1967  U.N. Sharma                        (b. 1917)
 5 Nov 1967 - 31 Jan 1970  D.K. Bhattacharya
31 Jan 1970 -  8 Aug 1971  Anthony Lancelot Dias              (b. 1910 - d. 2002)
 8 Aug 1971 - 21 Jan 1972  Baleshwar Prasad                   (b. 1914 - d. 1996)
Governors
21 Jan 1972 - 22 Sep 1973  Braj Kumar Nehru                   (b. 1909 - d. 2001)
22 Sep 1973 - 10 Aug 1980  Lallan Prasad Singh                (b. 1912 - d. 1998)
10 Aug 1980 - 14 Aug 1981  Prakash Chandra Mehotra            (b. 1925)
14 Aug 1981 - 14 Jun 1984  S.M.H. Burney                      (b. 1923 - d. 2014)
14 Jun 1984 - 12 Jul 1989  K.V. Krishna Rao                   (b. 1923)
12 Jul 1989 - 12 Feb 1990  Sultan Singh
12 Feb 1990 - 15 Aug 1993  K.V. Raghunatha Reddy              (b. 1924 - d. 2002)
15 Aug 1993 - 16 Jun 1995  Romesh Bhandari                    (b. 1928 - d. 2013)
16 Jun 1995 - 23 Jun 2000  Siddheshwar Prasad                 (b. 1929)
23 Jun 2000 -  2 Jun 2003  Krishna Mohan Seth                 (b. 1939)
 2 Jun 2003 - 15 Oct 2009  Dinesh Nandan Sahay                (b. 1936)
15 Oct 2009 - 27 Nov 2009  Kamla Beniwal (f)                  (b. 1927)
27 Nov 2009 - 25 Mar 2013  D.Y. Patil                         (b. 1935)
25 Mar 2013 - 28 Jun 2014  Devanand Konwar                    (b. 1935?)
30 Jun 2014 - 21 Jul 2014  Vakkom Purushothaman               (b. 1928)
21 Jul 2014 -              Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya     (b. 1931)

Chief ministers 1 Jul 1963 - 1 Nov 1971 Sachindra Lal Singh (b. 1907 - d. 2000) 20 Mar 1972 - 1 Apr 1977 Sukhamoy Sen Gupta 1 Apr 1977 - 26 Jul 1977 Prafullah Kuma Das 26 Jul 1977 - 5 Nov 1977 Radhika Ranjan Gupta (b. 1928? - d. 1998) 5 Jan 1978 - 5 Feb 1988 Nripen Chakraborty (b. 1904 - d. 2004) 5 Feb 1988 - 19 Feb 1992 Sudhir Ranjan Majumdar (b. 1939 - d. 2009) 19 Feb 1992 - 11 Mar 1993 Samir Ranjan Barman 10 Apr 1993 - 11 Mar 1998 Dasarath Deb (b. 1916 - d. 1998) 11 Mar 1998 - Manik Sarkar (b. 1949)

Uttar Pradesh

15 Aug 1947                United Provinces
26 Jan 1950                Uttar Pradesh state (until 1956: Part A)

Governors
15 Aug 1947 -  2 Mar 1949  Sarojini Naidu (f)                 (b. 1879 - d. 1949)
 3 Mar 1949 -  2 May 1949  Bidhubhusan Malik (acting)         (b. 1895 - d. 1981)
 2 May 1949 -  2 Jun 1952  Sir Hormasji Peroshaw Mody         (b. 1881 - d. 1969)
 2 Jun 1952 - 10 Jun 1957  Kanaiyalal Maneklal Munshi         (b. 1887 - d. 1971)
10 Jun 1957 -  1 Jul 1960  Varahagiri Venkata Giri            (b. 1894 - d. 1980)
 1 Jul 1960 - 16 Apr 1962  Burgula Ramakrishna Rao            (b. 1899 - d. 1967)
16 Apr 1962 -  1 May 1967  Biswanath Das                      (b. 1889 - d. 1984)
 1 May 1967 -  1 Jul 1972  Bezawada Gopala Reddy              (b. 1907 - d. 1997)
 1 Jul 1972 - 14 Nov 1972  Shashi Kanta Verma (acting)
14 Nov 1972 - 25 Oct 1974  Akbar Ali Khan                     (b. 1899 - d. 1994)
25 Oct 1974 -  2 Oct 1977  Marri Channa Reddy                 (b. 1919 - d. 1996)
 2 Oct 1977 - 28 Feb 1980  Ganpatrao Devji Tapase             (b. 1908 - d. 1991)
28 Feb 1980 - 31 Mar 1985  C.P.N. Singh                       (b. 1901 - d. 1993)
31 Mar 1985 - 12 Feb 1990  Mohammed Usman Arif                (b. 1923 - d. 1995)
12 Feb 1990 - 27 May 1993  B. Satyanarayan Reddy              (b. 1927 - d. 2012)
27 May 1993 -  3 May 1996  Motilal Vora                       (b. 1928)
 3 May 1996 - 19 Sep 1996  Mohammed Shafi Qureshi (1st time)  (b. 1929)
19 Sep 1996 - 17 Mar 1998  Romesh Bhandari                    (b. 1928 - d. 2013)
17 Mar 1998 - 20 Apr 1998  Mohammed Shafi Qureshi (2nd time)  (s.a.)
20 Apr 1998 - 24 Nov 2000  Suraj Bhan                         (b. 1928 - d. 2006)
24 Nov 2000 -  2 Jul 2004  Vishnu Kant Shastri                (b. 1929 - d. 2005)
 2 Jul 2004 -  8 Jul 2004  Sudarshan Agarwal                  (b. 1931)
 8 Jul 2004 - 28 Jul 2009  Thanjavelu Rajeshwar               (b. 1926)
28 Jul 2009 - 23 Jun 2014  B.L. Joshi                         (b. 1934)
23 Jun 2014 - 22 Jul 2014  Aziz Qureshi                       (b. 1940)
22 Jul 2014 -              Ram Naik                           (b. 1934)

Chief ministers 15 Aug 1947 - 28 Dec 1954 Govind Ballabh Pant (b. 1887 - d. 1961) 28 Dec 1954 - 7 Dec 1960 Sampurnanand (b. 1889 - d. 1969) 7 Dec 1960 - 2 Oct 1963 Chandra Bhanu Gupta (1st time) (b. 1902 - d. 1980) 2 Oct 1963 - 14 Mar 1967 Sucheta Kripalani (f) (b. 1908 - d. 1974) 14 Mar 1967 - 3 Apr 1967 Chandra Bhanu Gupta (2nd time) (s.a.) 3 Apr 1967 - 17 Feb 1968 Charan Singh (1st time) (b. 1902 - d. 1987) 26 Feb 1969 - 18 Feb 1970 Chandra Bhanu Gupta (3rd time) (s.a.) 18 Feb 1970 - 2 Oct 1970 Charan Singh (2nd time) (s.a.) 18 Oct 1970 - 4 Apr 1971 Tribhuvan Narain Singh (b. 1904 - d. 1982) 4 Apr 1971 - 12 Jun 1973 Kamlapati Tripathi (b. 1905 - d. 1990) 8 Nov 1973 - 30 Nov 1975 Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna (b. 1919 - d. 1989) 21 Jan 1976 - 30 Apr 1977 Narain Dutt Tiwari (1st time) (b. 1925) 23 Jun 1977 - 28 Feb 1979 Ram Naresh Yadav (b. 1928) 28 Feb 1979 - 17 Feb 1980 Banarsi Das (b. 1912 - d. 1983) 9 Jun 1980 - 19 Jul 1982 Vishwanath Pratap Singh (b. 1931 - d. 2008) 19 Jul 1982 - 3 Aug 1984 Sripati Mishra (b. 1924 - d. 2002) 3 Aug 1984 - 24 Sep 1985 Narain Dutt Tiwari (2nd time) (s.a.) 24 Sep 1985 - 25 Jun 1988 Bir Bahadur Singh (b. 1935 - d. 1989) 25 Jun 1988 - 5 Dec 1989 Narain Dutt Tiwari (3rd time) (s.a.) 5 Dec 1989 - 24 Jun 1991 Mulayam Singh Yadav (1st time) (b. 1939) 24 Jun 1991 - 6 Dec 1992 Kalyan Singh (1st time) (b. 1932) 5 Dec 1993 - 3 Jun 1995 Mulayam Singh Yadav (2nd time) (s.a.) 3 Jun 1995 - 18 Oct 1995 Mayawati (f) (1st time) (b. 1956) 21 Mar 1997 - 21 Sep 1997 Mayawati (f) (2nd time) (s.a.) 21 Sep 1997 - 21 Feb 1998 Kalyan Singh (2nd time) (s.a.) 21 Feb 1998 - 23 Feb 1998 Jagdambika Pal (b. 1950) 23 Feb 1998 - 12 Nov 1999 Kalyan Singh (3rd time) (s.a.) 12 Nov 1999 - 28 Oct 2000 Ram Prakash Gupta (b. 1923 - d. 2004) 28 Oct 2000 - 8 Mar 2002 Rajnath Singh (b. 1951) 3 May 2002 - 29 Aug 2003 Mayawati (f) (3rd time) (s.a.) 29 Aug 2003 - 13 May 2007 Mulayam Singh Yadav (3rd time) (s.a.) 13 May 2007 - 15 Mar 2012 Mayawati (f) (4th time) (s.a.) 15 Mar 2012 - Akhilesh Yadav (b. 1973)

Uttarakhand

 9 Nov 2000                Uttaranchal state created from part of Uttar Pradesh
 1 Jan 2007                renamed Uttarakhand

Governors
 9 Nov 2000 -  8 Jan 2003  Surjit Singh Barnala               (b. 1925)
 8 Jan 2003 - 22 Oct 2007  Sudarshan Agarwal                  (b. 1931)
29 Oct 2007 -  6 Aug 2009  B.L. Joshi                         (b. 1934)
 6 Aug 2009 - 15 May 2012  Margaret Alva (f)                  (b. 1942)
15 May 2012 -              Aziz Qureshi                       (b. 1940)

Chief ministers 9 Nov 2000 - 30 Oct 2001 Nityanand Swamy (b. 1928 - d. 2012) 30 Oct 2001 - 2 Mar 2002 Bhagat Singh Koshiyari (b. 1942) 2 Mar 2002 - 8 Mar 2007 Narain Dutt Tiwari (b. 1925) 8 Mar 2007 - 27 Jun 2009 Bhuwan Chandra Khanduri (1st time) (b. 1934) 27 Jun 2009 - 11 Sep 2011 Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (b. 1958) 11 Sep 2011 - 13 Mar 2012 Bhuwan Chandra Khanduri (2nd time) (s.a.) 13 Mar 2012 - 1 Feb 2014 Vijay Bahuguna (b. 1947) 1 Feb 2014 - Harish Rawat (b. 1948)

West Bengal

15 Aug 1947                province
26 Jan 1950                state (until 1956: Part A)

Governors
15 Aug 1947 - 21 Jun 1948  Chakravarti Rajagopalachari        (b. 1878 - d. 1972)
21 Jun 1948 -  1 Nov 1951  Kailash Nath Katju                 (b. 1887 - d. 1968)
 1 Nov 1951 -  8 Aug 1956  Harendra Coomar Mookerjee          (b. 1877 - d. 1956)
 8 Aug 1956 -  3 Nov 1956  Phani Bhusan Chakraborty
 3 Nov 1956 -  1 Jun 1967  Padmaja Naidu (f)                  (b. 1900 - d. 1975)
 1 Jun 1967 -  1 Apr 1969  Dharma Vira                        (b. 1906 - d. 2000)
 1 Apr 1969 - 19 Sep 1969  Deep Narayan Sinha
19 Sep 1969 - 21 Aug 1971  Shanti Swaroop Dhavan              (b. 1905 - d. 1978)
21 Aug 1971 -  6 Nov 1977  Anthony Lancelot Dias              (b. 1910 - d. 2002)
 6 Nov 1977 - 12 Sep 1981  Tribhuvan Narain Singh             (b. 1904 - d. 1982)
12 Sep 1981 - 10 Oct 1983  Bhairab Dutt Pande                 (b. 1912)
10 Oct 1983 - 16 Aug 1984  Anant Prasad Sharma                (b. 1919 - d. 1988)
16 Aug 1984 -  1 Oct 1984  Satish Chandra (acting)
 1 Oct 1984 - 12 Aug 1986  Uma Shankar Dikshit                (b. 1901 - d. 1991)
12 Aug 1986 - 20 Mar 1989  Nurul Hasan (1st time)             (b. 1921 - d. 1993)
20 Mar 1989 -  7 Feb 1990  Thanjavelu Rajeshwar               (b. 1926)
 7 Feb 1990 - 12 Jul 1993  Nurul Hasan (2nd time)             (s.a.)
13 Jul 1993 - 14 Aug 1993  B. Satyanarayan Reddy              (b. 1927 - d. 2012)
14 Aug 1993 - 27 Apr 1998  K.V. Raghunatha Reddy              (b. 1924 - d. 2002)
27 Apr 1998 - 18 May 1999  A.R. Kidwai                        (b. 1920)
18 May 1999 -  4 Dec 1999  Shyamal Kumar Sen                  (b. 1940)
 4 Dec 1999 - 14 Dec 2004  Viren J. Shah                      (b. 1926 - d. 2013)
14 Dec 2004 - 14 Dec 2009  Gopalkrishna Gandhi                (b. 1945)
14 Dec 2009 - 24 Jan 2010  Devanand Konwar                    (b. 1935?)
24 Jan 2010 -  4 Jul 2014  Mayankote Kelath Narayanan         (b. 1934)
 4 Jul 2014 - 24 Jul 2014  D.Y. Patil                         (b. 1935)
24 Jul 2014 -              Keshari Nath Tripathi              (b. 1934)

Chief ministers 15 Aug 1947 - 14 Jan 1948 Prafulla Ghosh (1st time) (b. 1891 - d. 1983) 14 Jan 1948 - 1 Jul 1962 Bidhan Chandra Roy (b. 1882 - d. 1962) 8 Jul 1962 - 15 Mar 1967 Prafulla Sen (b. 1897 - d. 1990) 15 Mar 1967 - 2 Nov 1967 Ajoy Kumar Mukherjee (1st time) (b. 1901 - d. 1986) 2 Nov 1967 - 20 Feb 1968 Prafulla Ghosh (2nd time) (s.a.) 25 Feb 1969 - 19 Mar 1970 Ajoy Kumar Mukherjee (2nd time) (s.a.) 2 Apr 1971 - 28 Jun 1971 Prafulla Ghosh (3rd time) (s.a.) 19 Mar 1972 - 21 Jun 1977 Siddharta Shankar Ray (b. 1920 - d. 2010) 21 Jun 1977 - 6 Nov 2000 Jyoti Basu (b. 1914 - d. 2010) 6 Nov 2000 - 20 May 2011 Buddhadev Bhattacharya (b. 1944) 20 May 2011 - Mamata Banerjee (f) (b. 1955)

Chandernagor

 2 May 1950                transferred to India (previously part of French India)
 2 Oct 1954                part of West Bengal

Administrators
 2 May 1950 -        1952  Basanta Kumar Banerjee
       1952 -  2 Oct 1954  Sunilbaran Roy