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States and Territories Andaman and Nicobar - Andhra Pradesh - Arunachal Pradesh - Assam - Bihar - Chandigarh - Chhattisgarh - Dadra and Nagar-Haveli - Daman and Diu - Delhi - Goa - Gujarat - Haryana - Himachal Pradesh - Jharkhand - Karnataka - Kerala - Lakshadweep - Madhya Pradesh - Madhya Bharat - Maharashtra - Manipur - Meghalaya - Mizoram - Nagaland - Odisha - Puducherry - Punjab - Rajasthan - Sikkim - Tamil Nadu - Telangana - Tripura - Uttar Pradesh - Uttarakhand - West Bengal -

Note: Between 26 Jan 1950 and 1 Nov 1956 there were four types of divisions: states under a governor, states under a rajpramukh, states under a chief commissioner, and one territory; from 1956 there were only states (former governor and rajpramukh states) and union territories (former chief commissioner states and the territory).

Party abbreviations: AAP = Aam Aadmi Party (Common Man Party, leftist anti-corruption, est.2012); AC = Arunachal Congress (Arunachal Pradesh regionalist, split from INC, est.1996); AGP = Asom Gana Parishad (Assam Peoples Association, Assam regionalist, est.1985); AIADMK = All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (Dravida Progressive Foundation, centrist, social democratic, Tamil Nadu regionalist, split from DMK, est.1972); AINRC = All India N.R. Congress (social-democratic, centrist, split from INC by N. Rangasamy, Puducherry regionalist, est.2011); AITMC = All India Trinamool Congress (All India Grassroots Congress, social-democratic, West Bengal regionalist, split from INC, est.1997); BJD = Biju Janata Dal (Biju People's Party, center-left, Odisha regionalist, est.1997); BJP = Bharatiya Janata Party (Indian People's Party, conservative, Hindu populist, est.1980); BSP = Bahujan Samaj Party (People in Majority Society Party, Dalit socialism, secularist, scheduled castes minority, est.1984); CPI = Communist Party of India (Bharatiya Kamyunist Parti, communist, est.1925); CPI-M = Communist Party of India-Marxist (marxist communist, split from CPI, est.1964); CPI-ML = Communist Party of India-Marxist Leninist Liberation (marxist-leninist communist, split from CPI-M, est.1974); DMK = Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (Dravidian Progress Federation, social democratic, populist, Tamil Nadu regionalist, est.1949); GJM = Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (pro- creation of Gorkhaland state from parts of West Bengal, est.2007); GSRP = Goa Su-Raj Party (Goa Good Governance Party, anti-corruption, Goa regionalist, est.2002); IUML = Indian Union Muslim League (Kerala  and Tamil Nadu regionalist, pro-muslim community, 1948-1980, re-est.1985); INC = Indian National Congress Party (populist, social-democratic, est.1885; split 1967/77 into separate parties INC-I, INC-O, INC-S, the INC-I was later recognized by the election commission as the successor to the INC, use of INC-I continues); INLD = Indian National Lok Dal (Indian National People's Party, Haryana regionalist, est.1987); JD-S = Janata Dal-Secular (People's Party-Secular, center-left, est.1999); JD-U = Janata Dal-United (People's Party-United, social-democratic, merger of JD and SP, est.Oct 2003); JMM = Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (Jharkhand Liberation Front, Jharkhand regionalist, center-right, est.2000); MGP = Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (Goa regionalist, populist, centrist, est.1961); MNF = Mizo National Front (Mizoram regionalist, Mizo nationalist, social democratic, est.1961); MPC = Mizoram People's Conference (Mizoram regionalist, est.1975); MPP = Manipur People's Party (Manipur regionalist, split from INC, est.1967); NCP = Nationalist Congress Party (center-left, populist, secular, split from INC-I, est.1999); NDA = National Democratic Alliance (BJP coalition incl. ADMK, AITC, BJD, MNF, NPF, SAD, SHS, and TDP, est.1998); NF = National Front (formerly National Front-Left/United Front, leftist coalition: AGP, CPI, CPI-M, DMK, JD, JKNC, SP, TDP, DMK, RSP, and TMC); NNDP = Naga National Democratic Party (Nagaland regionalist, est.1964); NPF = Nagaland People's Front (Nagaland regionalist, former NPC, est.2002); PPAP = People's Party of Arunachal Pradesh (Arunachal Pradesh regionalist, est.1977); RJD = Rashtriya Janata Dal (National People's Party, Bihar regionalist, socialist, social conservative, est.1997); SAD = Shiromani Akali Dal (Supreme Akail Party, Sikh religious party, est.1920); SAP = Samata Party (Equality Party, socialist, split from JD, est.1994); SHS = Shiv Sena (Shivaji's Army, Hinduist, Marathi nationalist, far-right, est.1966); SJP = Samajwadi Janata Party (Socialist People's Party, split from JD, est.1990); SJP-R = Samajwadi Janata Party-Rashtriya (Socialist People's Party-National, split from JD, est.1990); SkDF = Sikkim Democratic Front (Sikkim regionalist, democratic socialist, est.1993); SP = Samajwadi Party (Socialist Party, democratic-socialist, anti-English language, est.1992); TDP = Telugu Desam (Party for Telugu Land and People, Andra Pradesh regionalist, populist, social liberal, est.1982); TRS = Telangana Rashtra Samithi (Telangana regionalist, center-right, est.2001); UDF = United Democratic Front (Nagaland regionalist, founded as United Front of Nagaland, est.1967?); UDP = United Democratic Party (Meghalaya regionalist, populist, est.1997); Mil = Military;
- Former parties: AC-M = Arunachal Congress-Mithi (Arunachal Pradesh regionalist, split from AC by Mukut Mithi, 1998-1999, merged into INC); APHLC = All Party Hill Leaders Conference (Meghalaya regionalist, Hill people rights, 1960-af.1983); BAC = Bangla Congress Party (West Bengal regionalist, split from INC, 1965-1971, merged into INC); BKD = Bharatiya Kranti Dal (Revolutionary Party, rightist, anti-communist, part of BLD, split from INC, 1967-1977, merged into JP); BLD = Bharatiya Lok Dal (Indian Peoples' Party, INC-I opposition, 1974-1977, merged into JP); BJS = Bharatiya Jan Sangh (Indian People's Alliance, Hinduist, merged into JP 1977-1980, from 1980 BJP); CD = Congress for Democracy (split from INC-I, 1977, meged into JP); GPC = Goa People's Congress (Goa regionalist, split from INC, 2000-2001, merged into INC); GRCP = Goa Rajiv Congress Party (Goa regionalist, split from INC, 1998-1999, merged into NCP); HPU = Hill People's Union (Meghalaya regionalist, 1988?-1997, merged into UDP); HVP = Haryana Vikas Party (Haryana Development Party, Haryana regionalist, 1996-2004, merged into INC); INC-I = Indian National Congress Party-Indira (INC-Indira Ghandi faction, also called "New Congress", populist, socialist, split from INC, 1977-1996); INC-O = Indian National Congress-Organisation ("Old Congress", rump INC that refused Indira Gandhi, 1968-1977, merged into JP); IPADF = Independent Progressive Democratic Alliance Front (West Bengal regionalist, leftist coalition, split from UF, 1967-1968); JD = Janata Dal (People's Party, social-democratic, 1988-2004 merged with SP as JD-U); JKD = Jana Kranti Dal (Party of the People's Revolution, Bihar regionalist, split from INC, 1966-1967, merged into BKD); JM = Janata Morcha (People's Front, anti-Indria Gandhi opposition, 1974-1977, merged into JP); JP = Janata Parishad (People's Party, opposed INC-I, 1977-1989, merged into JD); JP-S = Janata Party-Secular (anti-INC-I, split from JP, 1979-1980, renamed LD); LD = Lok Dal (People's Party, former JP-S, est.1980); MHU = Manipur Hills Union (Manipur regionalist, 1974-1976, merged into INC); MPA = Meghalaya Progressive Alliance (Meghalaya coalition, NCP and UPD, 2008-2009); MSCP = Manipur State Congress Party (Manipur regionalist, split from INC, 1997-2014, merged into INC); MU = Mizo Union (Mizoram regionalist, 1946-1974); MUF = Manipur United Front (Manipur regionalist, anti-INC alliance, 1967); NPC = Nagaland People's Council (Naga regionalist, 1987?-1998); NNO = Naga Nationalist Organization (Naga regionalist, pro-statehood, 1964-1976, merged into INC-I); PDF = Progressive Democratic Front (split from INC, in Goa and Maharashtra, 1978-c.1990); PSP = Praja Socialist Party (socialist, 1952-1972); RJP = Rashtriya Janata Party (National People's Party, Gujarat regionalist, split from BJP, 1996-1998, merged into INC); SD = Soshit Dal (Bihar regionalist, split from SVD, 1967-1972, renamed Shoshit Samaj Dal); SkJP = Sikkim Janata Parishad (Sikkim Popular Association, Sikkim regionalist, 1977-1981, merged into INC); SkSP = Sikkim Sangram Parishad (Sikkim Revolutionary Association, democratic-socialist, Sikkim regionalist, 1984-c.2004, merged into INC); SmP = Samata Party (socialist, 1994-2003, merged with JD as JD-U, minority continues as SmP); SSP = Samyukta Socialist Party (United Socialist Party, socialist, split from PSP, 1964-1972); SwP = Swatantra Party (Independent Party, conservative, merged with BKD, split from INC, 1959-1974); TMC = Tamil Maanila Congress (Tamil Nadu regionalist, centrist, split from INC by G.K. Moopanar, 1996-2002, merged into INC); UDF-P = United Democratic Front-Progressive (Nagaland regionalist, 1980 split from UDF, merged into INC-I); UF = United Front (leftist INC coalition, later NF); VHPVishal Haryana Party (Greater Haryana Party, Haryana regionalist, 1967-1978, merged into INC-I)

Andaman and Nicobar

15 Aug 1947                Province
26 Jan 1950                Territory
 1 Nov 1956                Union territory

Chief commissioners
1947 - 1949                Inamul Majid                       (b. 1895 - d. 19..)
1949 - 1953                Ajoy Kumar Ghosh                   (b. 1908)
1953 - 1956                Sankar Nath Maitra                 (b. 1912)
1956                       C. Ramachandran
1956 - 1958                T.G.N. Ayyar
1958 - 1961                M.V. Rajawade
1961 -  5 Jun 1965         B.N. Maheshwari
 5 Jun 1965 - 1966         B.L. Chak                          (b. 1916)
1966 - 1968                Mahabir Singh
Oct 1968 - 1972            Harcharan Singh Butalia            (b. 1921)
1972 - 1975                Harmander Singh
1975 - 1979                Surendra Mohan Krishnatry          (b. 1921)
1979 - 1982                Sunder Lal Sharma
Lieutenant governors 
12 Nov 1982 -  3 Dec 1985  Manohar Lal Kampani                (b. 1923)
 4 Dec 1985 - 24 Feb 1990  Tirath Singh Oberoi                (b. 1926)
Dec 1989 - 24 Feb 1990     Romesh Bhandari                    (b. 1928 - d. 2013)
                             (did not take office)
25 Feb 1990 -  4 Jul 1992  Ranjit Singh Dayal (1st time)      (b. 1928 – d. 2012) 
 4 Jul 1992 - 13 Aug 1992  Bhishma Narain Singh               (b. 1933)
14 Aug 1992 - 15 Mar 1993  Ranjit Singh Dayal (2nd time)      (s.a.)

19 Mar 1993 - 18 Mar 1996  Vakkom Purushothaman               (b. 1928)
19 Mar 1996 -  9 Nov 1996  Rajendra Kumari Bajpai (1st time)  (b. 1925 – d. 1999)
10 Nov 1996 -  2 Dec 1996  M. Chenna Reddy                    (b. 1919 – d. 1996)
 2 Dec 1996 - 22 Dec 1996  Rajendra Kumari Bajpai (2nd time)  (s.a.)
22 Dec 1996 - 25 May 2001  Ishwari Prasad Gupta               (b. 1931)
26 May 2001 -  4 Jan 2004  Nagendra Nath Jha                  (b. 1935)
 5 Jan 2004 - 30 May 2006  Ramchandra "Ram" Kapse             (b. 1933)
12 Feb 2006 - 29 Dec 2006  Madan Mohan Lakhera                (b. 1937)
                             (acting [for Kapse to 30 May 2006])
29 Dec 2006 -  8 Jul 2013  Bhopinder Singh                    (b. 1946)
 8 Jul 2013 -              Ajay Kumar Singh



Andhra Pradesh

[Andhra Pradesh
                state government flag (India)]

 1 Oct 1953                Andhra State created from part of Madras
                             (see Tamil Nadu).
 1 Nov 1956                Andhra Pradesh.

Governors
 1 Oct 1953 -  1 Aug 1957  Sir Chandulal Madhavlal Trivedi    (b. 1893 - d. 1981)
 1 Aug 1957 -  8 Sep 1962  Bhim Sen Sachar                    (b. 1893 - d. 1978)
 8 Sep 1962 -  4 May 1964  Satyavant Mallannah Srinagesh      (b. 1903 - d. 1977)
 4 May 1964 - 11 Apr 1968  Pattom Thanu Pillai                (b. 1885 - d. 1970)
11 Apr 1968 - 25 Jan 1975  Khandubhai Kasanji Desai           (b. 1898 - d. 1975)
25 Jan 1975 - 10 Jan 1976  S. Obul Reddy                      (b. 1916)
10 Jan 1976 - 16 Jun 1976  Mohan Lal Sukhadia                 (b. 1916 - d. 1982)
16 Jun 1976 - 17 Feb 1977  R.D. Bhandare                      (b. 1916 - d. 1988)
17 Feb 1977 -  5 May 1977  B.J. Divan (acting)                (b. 1919 - d. 2012)
 5 May 1977 - 15 Aug 1978  Sharada Mukherjee (f)              (b. 1919)
15 Aug 1978 - 15 Aug 1983  Kochakkan Chacko Abraham           (b. 1899 - d. 1986)
15 Aug 1983 - 29 Aug 1984  Thakur Ram Lal                     (b. 1929 - d. 2002)
29 Aug 1984 - 26 Nov 1985  Shankar Dayal Sharma               (b. 1918 - d. 1999)
26 Nov 1985 -  7 Feb 1990  Manishankar Kumudben Joshi (f)     (b. 1934)
 7 Feb 1990 - 22 Aug 1997  Krishan Kant                       (b. 1927 - d. 2002)
22 Aug 1997 - 24 Nov 1997  Gopala Ramanujam                   (b. 1915 - d. 2001)
24 Nov 1997 -  3 Jan 2003  Chakravarti Rangarajan             (b. 1932?)
 3 Jan 2003 -  4 Nov 2004  Surjit Singh Barnala               (b. 1925)
 4 Nov 2004 - 29 Jan 2006  Sushil Kumar Shinde                (b. 1941)
29 Jan 2006 - 22 Aug 2007  Rameshwar Thakur                   (b. 1927)
22 Aug 2007 - 27 Dec 2009  Narain Dutt Tiwari                 (b. 1925)
27 Dec 2009 -
             E.S.L. Narasimhan                  (b. 1946)

Chief ministers
 1 Oct 1953 - 15 Nov 1954  Tanguturi Prakasam                 (b. 1872 - d. 1957)  INC
15 Nov 1954 - 28 Mar 1955  President's rule
28 Mar 1955 -  1 Nov 1956  Bezawada Gopala Reddy              (b. 1907 - d. 1997)  INC
 1 Nov 1956 - 11 Jan 1960  Neelam Sanjiva Reddy (1st time)    (b. 1913 - d. 1996)  INC
11 Jan 1960 - 12 Mar 1962  Damodaram Sanjivayya               (b. 1921 - d. 1972)  INC
12 Mar 1962 - 29 Feb 1964  Neelam Sanjiva Reddy (2nd time)    (s.a.)               INC
29 Feb 1964 - 30 Sep 1971  Kasu Brahmananda Reddy             (b. 1909 - d. 1994)  INC
30 Sep 1971 - 10 Jan 1973  P.V. Narasimha Rao                 (b. 1921 - d. 2004)  INC
10 Jan 1973 - 10 Dec 1973  President's rule
10 Dec 1973 -  6 Mar 1978  Jalagam Vengala Rao                (b. 1921 - d. 1999)  INC
 6 Mar 1978 - 11 Oct 1980  Marri Channa Reddy (1st time)      (b. 1919 - d. 1996)  INC-I
11 Oct 1980 - 24 Feb 1982  Tanguturi Anjaiah                  (b. 1919 - d. 1986)  INC-I
24 Feb 1982 - 20 Sep 1982  Bhabaram Venkataram Reddy          (b. 1931 - d. 2002)  INC-I
20 Sep 1982 -  9 Jan 1983  Kotla Vijaya Bhaskara Reddy        (b. 1920 - d. 2001)  INC-I
                             (1st time)
 9 Jan 1983 - 16 Aug 1984  Nandamun T. Rama Rao (1st time)    (b. 1923 - d. 1996)  INC
16 Aug 1984 - 16 Sep 1984  Nadendla Bhaskara Rao              (b. 1935)            TDP
16 Sep 1984 -  3 Dec 1989  Nandamun T. Rama Rao (2nd time)    (s.a.)               INC;1985 TDP
 3 Dec 1989 - 17 Dec 1990  Marri Channa Reddy (2nd time)      (s.a.)               INC
17 Dec 1990 -  9 Oct 1992  N. Janardhan Reddy                 (b. 1953 - d. 2014)  INC
 9 Oct 1992 - 12 Dec 1994  Kotla Vijaya Bhaskara Reddy        (s.a.)               INC
                             (2nd time) 
12 Dec 1994 -  1 Sep 1995  Nandamun T. Rama Rao (3rd time)    (s.a.)               TDP
 1 Sep 1995 - 14 May 2004  Nara Chandrababu Naidu             (b. 1950)            TDP
14 May 2004 -  2 Sep 2009  Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy             (b. 1949 - d. 2009)  INC
 2 Sep 2009 - 25 Nov 2010  Konijeti Rosaiah                   (b. 1933)            INC
25 Nov 2010 -  1 Mar 2014  Kiran Kumar Reddy                  (b. 1960)            INC
 1 Mar 2014 - 
8 Jun 2014  President's rule
 8 Jun 2014 -              Nara Chandrababu Naidu             (b. 1950)            TDP


Hyderabad

17 Sep 1948                India military occupies Hyderabad.
24 Nov 1949                Accession to India agreed to as of Indian Republic Day.
26 Jan 1950                State
 1 Nov 1956                Part of Andhra Pradesh State.

Military governor
17 Sep 1948 - Dec 1949     Joyanto Nath Chaudhuri             (b. 1908 - d. 1983)  Mil
Rajpramukh
26 Jan 1950 - 31 Oct 1956  Fath Jang Mir Osman Ali Khan       (b. 1886 - d. 1967)

Chief ministers
26 Jan 1950 -  6 Mar 1952  M.K. Vellodi                       (b. 1896 - d. ....)  INC
 6 Mar 1952 - 31 Oct 1956  Burgula Ramakrishna Rao            (b. 1899 - d. 1967)  INC



Arunachal Pradesh

[Arunachal
                Pradesh state government flag (India)]

21 Jan 1972                Union territory created from part of Assam.
20 Feb 1987                State

Chief commissioners
20 Jan 1972 - 1973         K.A.A. Raja
1974 - 1975                Manohar L. Kampani                 (b. 1923)
Lieutenant governors
15 Aug 1975 - 18 Jan 1979  K.A.A. Raja
18 Jan 1979 - 23 Jul 1981  Ramdas Narayan Haldipur            (b. 1921 - d. 2003)
23 Jul 1981 - 10 Aug 1983  H.S. Dubey                         (b. 1926)
10 Aug 1983 - 21 Nov 1985  Thanjavelu Rajeshwar               (b. 1926)
21 Nov 1985 - 20 Feb 1987  Shiva Swaroop
Governors
20 Feb 1987 - 19 Mar 1987  Bhishma Narain Singh (acting)      (b. 1933)
19 Mar 1987 - 17 Mar 1990  R.D. Pradhan
17 Mar 1990 -  9 May 1990  Gopal Singh (acting)               (b. 1919)
 9 May 1990 - 17 Mar 1991  D.D. Thakur (acting)               (b. 1930 - d. 2007)
17 Mar 1991 - 26 Mar 1991  Loknath Mishra (acting)            (b. 1922 - d. 2009)
26 Mar 1991 -  5 Jul 1993  Surendra Nath Dwivedi              (b. 1913 - d. 2001)
 5 Jul 1993 - 21 Oct 1993  Madhukar Dighe (acting)            (b. 1920 - d. 2014)
21 Oct 1993 -  1 Apr 1996  Mata Prasad (1st time) 
 2 Apr 1993 - 12 Apr 1996  M.M. Jacob                         (b. 1928)
13 Apr 1996 - 16 May 1999  Mata Prasad (2nd time)

17 May 1999 -  2 Aug 1999  S.K. Sinha                         (b. 1926)
 2 Aug 1999 - 13 Jun 2003  Arvind Dave                        (b. 1940)
13 Jun 2003 - 16 Dec 2004  Vinod Chandra Pande                (b. 1932 - d. 2005)
16 Dec 2004 - 23 Jan 2007  Shilendra Kumar Singh              (b. 1932 - d. 2009)
24 Jan 2007 -  6 Apr 2007  M.M. Jacob                         (b. 1928)
 7 Apr 2007 - 14 Apr 2007  K. Sankaranarayanan (1st time)     (b. 1932)   
15 Apr 2007 -  3 Sep 2007  Shailendra Kumar Singh             (b. 1932 – d. 2009) 
 4 Sep 2007 - 27 Jan 2008  K. Sankaranarayanan (2nd time)     (s.a.)
27 Jan 2008 - 29 May 2013  Joginder Jaswant Singh             (b. 1945)
29 May 2013 -              Nirbhay Sharma                     (b. 1946)


Chief ministers

13 Aug 1975 - 18 Sep 1979  Prem Khandu Thungon                                     JP
18 Sep 1979 -  3 Nov 1979  Tomo Riba                          (b. 1937 - d. 2000)  PPAP
 3 Nov 1979 - 18 Jan 1980  President's rule
18 Jan 1980 - 19 Jan 1999  Gegong Apang (1st time)            (b. 1947)            INC:1996 AC
19 Jan 1999 -  3 Aug 2003  Mukut Mithi                        (b. 1954)            AC-M
 3 Aug 2003 -  9 Apr 2007  Gegong Apang (2nd time)            (s.a.)      UDF;2003 BJP;2004 INC
 9 Apr 2007 - 30 Apr 2011  Dorjee Khandu                      (b. 1955 - d. 2011)  INC
 5 May 2011 -  1 Nov 2011  Jarbom Gamlin                      (b. 1961)            INC
 1 Nov 2011 -              Nabam Tuki                         (b. 1964)            INC



Assam

[Assam state government
                flag (India)]

15 Aug 1947                Province
26 Jan 1950                State 

Governors
15 Aug 1947 - 28 Dec 1948  Sir Muhammad Salid Akbar Hydari    (b. 1894 - d. 1948)
30 Dec 1948 - 16 Feb 1949  Ronald Francis Lodge (acting)      (b. 1889 - d. 1960)
16 Feb 1949 - 27 May 1950  Sri Prakasa                        (b. 1890 - d. 1971)
27 May 1950 - 15 May 1956  Jairamdas Daulatram                (b. 1891 - d. 1979)
15 May 1956 - 22 Aug 1959  Saiyid Fazl Ali                    (b. 1886 - d. 1959)
23 Aug 1959 - 14 Oct 1959  Chandreswar Prasad Sinha
14 Oct 1959 - 12 Nov 1960  Satyavant Mallannah Srinagesh      (b. 1903 - d. 1977)
                             (1st time) 
12 Nov 1960 - 13 Jan 1961  Vishnu Sahay (1st time)            (b. 1901 - d. 1989)
13 Jan 1961 -  7 Sep 1962  Satyavant Mallannah Srinagesh      (s.a.)
                             (2nd time) 
 7 Sep 1962 - 17 Apr 1968  Vishnu Sahay (2nd time)            (s.a.)
17 Apr 1968 -  8 Dec 1970  Braj Kumar Nehru (1st time)        (b. 1909 - d. 2001)
 8 Dec 1970 -  4 Jan 1971  Parbati Kumar Goswami              (b. 1913 – d. 1992)
 4 Jan 1971 - 19 Sep 1973  Braj Kumar Nehru (2nd time)        (s.a.)
19 Sep 1973 - 10 Aug 1981  Lallan Prasad Singh                (b. 1912 - d. 1998)

10 Aug 1981 - 28 Mar 1984  Prakash Chandra Mehrotra           (b. 1925)
28 Mar 1984 - 15 Apr 1984  Triveni Sahai Misra                (b. 1922)
15 Apr 1985 - 10 May 1989  Bhishma Narain Singh               (b. 1933)
10 May 1989 - 21 Jul 1989  Harideo Joshi                      (b. 1921 - d. 1995)
21 Jul 1989 -  2 May 1990  Anisetti Roghuvir                  (b. 19.. - d. 2007)
 2 May 1990 - 17 Mar 1991  D.D. Thakur                        (b. 1930 - d. 2007)
17 Mar 1991 -  1 Sep 1997  Loknath Mishra                     (b. 1922 - d. 2009)
 1 Sep 1997 - 21 Apr 2003  S.K. Sinha                         (b. 1926)
21 Apr 2003 -  5 Jun 2003  Arvind Dave                        (b. 1940)
 5 Jun 2003 -  4 Jul 2008  Ajai Singh                         (b. 1935)
 4 Jul 2008 - 25 Jun 2009  Shiv Charan Mathur                 (b. 1926 - d. 2009)
26 Jun 2009 - 27 Jul 2009 
K. Sankaranarayanan                (b. 1932)
27 Jul 2009 - 11 Dec 2009  Syed Sibtey Razi                   (b. 1939)
11 Dec 2009 -              Janaki Ballabh Patnaik             (b. 1927)

Chief ministers
15 Aug 1947 -  6 Aug 1950  Srijut Gopinath Bardoloi           (b. 1891 - d. 1950)  INC
 9 Aug 1950 - 28 Dec 1957  Bishnuram Medhi                    (b. 1888 - d. 1981)  INC
28 Dec 1957 -  6 Nov 1970  Bimali Prasad Chaliha              (b. 1912 - d. 1971)  INC
11 Nov 1970 - 31 Jan 1972  Mahendra Mohan Choudhury           (b. 1908 - d. 1983)  INC
31 Jan 1972 - 12 Mar 1978  Sarat Chandra Sinha                (b. 1914 - d. 2005)  INC
12 Mar 1978 -  4 Sep 1979  Golap Borbora                      (b. 1926 - d. 2006)  JP
 9 Sep 1979 - 11 Dec 1979  Jogendra Nath Hazarika             (b. 1924 - d. 1997)  JP
11 Dec 1979 - 12 Dec 1980  President's rule
12 Dec 1980 - 29 Jun 1981  Anwara Taimur (f)                  (b. 1936)            INC
29 Jun 1981 - 13 Jan 1982  President's rule
13 Jan 1982 - 19 Mar 1982  Keshav Chandra Gogoi               (b. 1922? - d. 1998) INC
27 Feb 1983 - 24 Dec 1985  Hiteshwar Saikia (1st time)        (b. 1934 - d. 1996)  INC
24 Dec 1985 - 27 Nov 1990  Prafulla Kumar Mahanta (1st time)  (b. 1952)            AGP
27 Nov 1990 - 30 Jun 1991  President's rule
30 Jun 1991 - 22 Apr 1996  Hiteshwar Saikia (2nd time)        (s.a.)               INC
22 Apr 1996 - 15 May 1996  Bhumidhar Barman                   (b. 1931)            INC
15 May 1996 - 18 May 2001  Prafulla Kumar Mahanta (2nd time)  (s.a.)               AGP
18 May 2001 -              Tarun Gogoi                        (b. 1936)            INC



Bihar

15 Aug 1947                Province
26 Jan 1950                State 

Governors
15 Aug 1947 - 11 Jan 1948  Jairamdas Daulatram                (b. 1891 - d. 1979)
12 Jan 1948 - 16 Jun 1952  Madhavrao Srihari Aney             (b. 1880 - d. 1968)
16 Jun 1952 -  5 Jul 1957  Ranganath Ramachandra Diwakar      (b. 1894 - d. 1990)
 6 Jul 1957 - 11 May 1962  Zakir Husain                       (b. 1897 - d. 1969)
12 May 1962 -  6 Dec 1967  M. Ananthasayanam Ayyangar         (b. 1881 - d. 1978)
 7 Dec 1967 - 20 Jan 1971  Nityanand Kanungo                  (b. 1900 - d. 1988)
20 Jan 1971 - 31 Jan 1971  Ujjal Narayan Sinha
 1 Feb 1971 -  3 Feb 1973  Dev Kanth Borooah                  (b. 1914 - d. 1996)

 3 Feb 1973 - 15 Jun 1976  R.D. Bhandare                      (b. 1916 - d. 1988)
16 Jun 1976 - 11 Sep 1979  Jagannath Kaushal (1st time)       (b. 1915 - d. 2001)
27 May 1978 - 26 Jun 1978  Krishna Ballabh Narayan Singh
                             (1st time)
27 Jun 1978 - 30 Jan 1979
  Jagannath Kaushal (2nd time)       (s.a.) 
30 Jan 1979 - 19 Sep 1979  Krishna Ballabh Narayan Singh
                             (2nd time)
20 Sep 1979 - 14 Mar 1985  Akhlaqur Rahman Kidwai (1st time)  (b. 1920)

15 Mar 1985 - 25 Feb 1988  Pendekanti Venkatasubbaiah         (b. 1921 - d. 1993)
26 Feb 1988 - 23 Jan 1989  Govind Narayan Singh               (b. 1920 - d. 2005)
29 Jan 1989 -  2 Mar 1989  Ramchandra Dattatraya Pradhan      (b. 1928) 
 3 Mar 1989 -  2 Feb 1990  Jagannath Pahadia                  (b. 1932)

 2 Feb 1990 - 16 Feb 1990  G.G. Sohani (acting)
16 Feb 1990 - 14 Feb 1991  Mohammad Yunus Saleem              (b. 1912 - d. 2004)

14 Feb 1991 - 18 Mar 1991  B. Satyanarayan Reddy              (b. 1927 - d. 2012)
19 Mar 1991 - 13 Aug 1993  Mohammed Shafi Qureshi             (b. 1929)
14 Aug 1993 - 26 Apr 1998  Akhlaqur Rahman Kidwai (2nd time)  (s.a.)
27 Apr 1998 - 15 Mar 1999  Sunder Singh Bhandari              (b. 1921 - d. 2005)
15 Mar 1999 -  6 Oct 1999  Brij Mohan Lal (acting)            (b. 1937)
 6 Oct 1999 - 23 Nov 1999  Suraj Bhan                         (b. 1928 - d. 2006)
23 Nov 1999 - 12 Jun 2003  Vinod Chandra Pande                (b. 1932 - d. 2005)
12 Jun 2003 -  1 Nov 2004  M. Rama Jois                       (b. 1931)
 1 Nov 2004 -  5 Nov 2004  Ved Marwah                         (b. 1932)
 5 Nov 2004 - 31 Jan 2006  Buta Singh                         (b. 1934)
31 Jan 2006 - 22 Jun 2006  Gopalkrishna Gandhi                (b. 1945)
22 Jun 2006 - 10 Jul 2008  R.S. Gavai                         (b. 1929)
10 Jul 2008 - 29 Jun 2009  Raghunandan Lal Bhatia             (b. 1921)
29 Jun 2009 - 22 Mar 2013  Devanand Konwar                    (b. 1943?)
22 Mar 2013 -              D.Y. Patil                         (b. 1935)


Chief ministers
15 Aug 1947 - 31 Jan 1961  Srikrishna Sinha                   (b. 1888 - d. 1961)  INC
31 Jan 1961 - 18 Feb 1961  Deep Narayan Singh                 (b. 1894 - d. 1977)  INC
18 Feb 1961 -  1 Oct 1963  Pandit Binodananda Jha             (b. 1900 - d. 1971)  INC
 1 Oct 1963 -  5 Mar 1967  Krishna Ballabh Sahay              (b. 1898 - d. 1974)  INC
 5 Mar 1967 - 28 Jan 1968  Mahamaya Prasad Sinha              (b. 1909 - d. 1987)  JKD
28 Jan 1968 -  1 Feb 1968  Satish Prasad Sinha                (b. 1936)            INC
 1 Feb 1968 - 23 Feb 1968  Bindeyyeshwari Prasad Mandal       (b. 1918 - d. 1982)  INC
23 Feb 1968 - 29 Jun 1968  Bhola Paswan Shastri (1st time)    (b. 1914 - d. 1985)  INC-O
29 Jun 1968 – 29 Feb 1968  President's rule
29 Feb 1969 - 22 Jun 1969  Harihar Prasad Singh               (b. 1899? - d. 19..) INC
22 Jun 1969 -  4 Jul 1969  Bhola Paswan Shastri (2nd time)    (s.a.)               INC-O
 4 Jul 1969 - 16 Feb 1970  President's rule
16 Feb 1970 - 22 Dec 1970  Daroga Prasad Rai                  (b. 1922 - d. 1981)  INC
22 Dec 1970 -  2 Jun 1971  Karpoori Thakur (1st time)         (b. 1924 - d. 1988) Socialist Pty
 2 Jun 1971 -  9 Jan 1972  Bhola Paswan Shastri (3rd time)    (s.a.)               INC
 9 Jan 1972 - 19 Mar 1972  President's rule
19 Mar 1972 -  2 Jul 1973  Kedar Pandey                       (b. 1920 - d. 19..)  INC
 2 Jul 1973 - 11 Apr 1975  Abdul Ghafoor                      (b. 1918 - d. 2004)  INC
11 Apr 1975 - 30 Apr 1977  Jagannath Mishra (1st time)        (b. 1937)            INC
30 Apr 1977 - 24 Jun 1977  President's rule
24 Jun 1977 - 21 Apr 1979  Karpoori Thakur (2nd time)         (s.a.)               JP
21 Apr 1979 - 17 Feb 1980  Ram Sundar Das                     (b. 1923)            JP
17 Feb 1980 -  8 Jun 1980  President's rule
 8 Jun 1980 - 14 Aug 1983  Jagannath Mishra (2nd time)        (s.a.)               INC-I
14 Aug 1983 - 25 Mar 1985  Chandra Shekhar Singh              (b. 1927 - d. 2007)  INC-I
25 Mar 1985 - 14 Feb 1988  Bindeshwari Dubey                  (b. 1921 - d. 1993)  INC-I
14 Feb 1988 - 11 Mar 1989  Bhagwat Jha Azad                   (b. 1922 - d. 2011)  INC-I
11 Mar 1989 -  6 Dec 1989  Satyendra Narain Sinha             (b. 1917 - d. 2006)  INC-I
 6 Dec 1989 - 10 Mar 1990  Jagannath Mishra (3rd time)        (s.a.)               INC-I
10 Mar 1990 - 28 Mar 1995  Lalu Prasad Yadav (1st time)       (b. 1948)            JD
28 Mar 1995 -  4 Apr 1995  President's rule
 4 Apr 1995 - 25 Jul 1997  Lalu Prasad Yadav (2nd time)       (s.a.)            JD;Jul 1997 RJD
25 Jul 1997 - 12 Feb 1999  Rabri Devi Yadav (f)(1st time)     (b. 1959)            RJD
12 Feb 1999 -  8 Mar 1999  President's rule
 9 Mar 1999 -  3 Mar 2000  Rabri Devi Yadav (f)(2nd time)     (s.a.)               RJD
 3 Mar 2000 - 10 Mar 2000  Nitish Kumar (1st time)            (b. 1951)            JD-U
10 Mar 2000 -  7 Mar 2005  Rabri Devi Yadav (f)(3rd time)     (s.a.)               RJD
 7 Mar 2005 - 24 Nov 2005  President's rule
24 Nov 2005 - 20 May 2014  Nitish Kumar (2nd time)            (s.a.)               JD-U
20 May 2014 -              Jitan Ram Manjhi                   (b. 1944)            JD-U



Chandigarh

[Chandigarh
                government flag (India)]

 1 Nov 1966                Union territory created from part of Punjab.

Chief Commissioners
 1 Nov 1966 - 31 Oct 1968  Mohinder Singh Randhawa            (b. 1909 - d. 1988)
31 Oct 1968 -  8 Apr 1969  Damodar Dass                       (b. 1914)
 8 Apr 1969 -  1 Sep 1972  B.P. Bagchi                        (b. 1917)
 1 Sep 1972 -  3 Dec 1975  Mohan Prakash Mathur               (b. 1908 - d. ....)
 4 Dec 1975 - 15 Jun 1976  G.P. Gupta
15 Jun 1976 - 14 Jun 1978  T.N. Chaturvedi                    (b. 1928)
15 Jun 1978 - 19 Jul 1980  J.C. Agrawal
19 Jul 1980 -  8 Mar 1982  B.S. Sarao                         (b. 1929)
 8 Mar 1982 -  2 Jun 1984  Krishna Banerji (1st time)
 2 Jun 1984 -  2 Aug 1984  the governor of Punjab as administrator
 2 Aug 1984 - 30 May 1985  Krishna Banerji (2nd time)
30 May 1985 -              the governors of Punjab as administrators



Chhattisgarh

[Chhattisgarh
                government flag (India)]

15 Aug 1947                Province
 1 Jan 1948                Part of Central Provinces and Berar (later Madhya Pradesh).
 1 Nov 2000                State

Chief commissioner
1947 -  1 Jan 1948         S.N. Mehta                         (b. 1904)
Governors
 1 Nov 2000 -  2 Jun 2003  Dinesh Nandan Sahay                (b. 1936)
 2 Jun 2003 - 25 Jan 2007  Krishna Mohan Seth                 (b. 1939)
25 Jan 2007 - 23 Jan 2010  E.S.L. Narasimhan                  (b. 1945)
23 Jan 2010 - 23 Jun 2014  Shekhar Dutt                       (b. 1945)
 2 Jul 2014 - 25 Jul 2014  Ram Naresh Yadav                   (b. 1928)
25 Jul 2014 -              Balramji Dass Tandon               (b. 1927)

Chief ministers

 1 Nov 2000 -  7 Dec 2003  Ajit Jogi                          (b. 1946)             INC
 7 Dec 2003 -              Raman Singh                        (b. 1952)             BJP



Dadra and Nagar-Haveli

[Dadra and
                Nagar-Haveli government flag (India)]

22 Jul 1954                Dadra liberated by Indian nationalists.
 2 Aug 1954                Nagar Haveli liberated by Indian nationalists
15 Aug 1954                End of Portuguese rule (Free Dadra and Nagar Haveli)
                             (recognized by Portuga on 31 Dec 1974).

11 Aug 1961                Union territory of Dadra and Nagar-Haveli.

Administrators
22 Jul 1954 -  1 Aug 1954  R.V. Mudras (in Dadra)
 2 Aug 1954 - 15 Aug 1954  Vishwanath Lawande                 (b. 1924? - d. 1998)
15 Aug 1954 - May 1955     Appasaheb Karmalkar
                             (Atmaram Narsinh)
May 1955 - 17 Oct 1960     Antonio Furtado
17 Oct 1960 -  8 Jun 1962  K.G. Badlani                       (b. 1921 - d. 1997)
 8 Jun 1962 -  2 Sep 1963  Tumkur Sivasankar                  (b. 1902 - d. ....)
 2 Sep 1963 -  8 Dec 1964  Mulk Raj Sachdev                   (b. 1903 – d. 1964)
12 Dec 1964 - 24 Feb 1965  Hari Sharma                        (b. 1910)
24 Feb 1965 - 18 Apr 1967  Kashinath Raghunath Damle          (b. 1906)
18 Apr 1967 - 16 Nov 1972  Nakul Sen                          (b. 1910)
16 Nov 1972 - 16 Nov 1977  S.K. Banerjee                      (b. 1913 - d. 2010)
16 Nov 1977 - 31 Mar 1981  Pratap Singh Gill                  (b. 1916 - d. 2000)
31 Mar 1981 - 30 Aug 1982  Jagmohan                           (b. 1927)
30 Aug 1982 - 24 Feb 1983  Idris Hasan Latif (1st time)       (b. 1923)
                             (acting)
24 Feb 1983 -  4 Jul 1984  Kershasp Tehmurasp Satarawala      (b. 1916 - d. 2001)
 4 Jul 1984 - 24 Sep 1984  Idris Hasan Latif (2nd time)       (s.a.)
                             (acting)
24 Sep 1984 - 18 Jul 1989  Gopal Singh                        (b. 1917 - d. 1990)
18 Jul 1989 - 25 Mar 1991  Khurshid Alam Khan                 (b. 1919 - d. 2013)
25 Mar 1991 - 16 Mar 1992  Bhanu Prakash Singh                (b. 1929)
16 Mar 1992 - 28 Mar 1994  Kesarlai Singh Bhaidwan            (b. 1943)
28 Mar 1994 - 15 Jul 1995  Ramesh Chandra
15 Jul 1995 - 26 Jun 1998  S.P. Aggarwal                      (b. 1945)
26 Jun 1998 - 23 Feb 1999  Ramesh Negi (1st time) (acting)    (b. 1956)
23 Feb 1999 - 23 Apr 1999  Sanat Kaul                         (b. 1947)
23 Apr 1999 - 19 Jul 1999  Ramesh Negi (2nd time) (acting)    (s.a.)
19 Jul 1999 - 12 Nov 2002  Om Prakash Kelkar                  (b. 1947)
12 Nov 2002 - 16 Nov 2005  Arun Mathur                        (b. 1952)
16 Nov 2005 - 26 May 2006  V.K. Singh
26 May 2006 -  1 Jun 2006  Dharmendra                         (b. 1965)
 1 Jun 2006 - 29 Jan 2008  Rajani Kant Verma                  (b. 1959)
29 Jan 2008 -  7 Mar 2011  Satya Gopal                        (b. 1962)
 7 Mar 2011 - 27 Sep 2012  Narendra Kumar                     (b. 1957)

28 Sep 2012 -              Bhupinder Singh Bhalla             (b. 1964)



Daman and Diu

[Daman and Diu
                government flag (India)]

19 Dec 1961                Goa, Daman, and Diu occupied by India.
16 Mar 1962                Annexed by India (recognized by Portugal on 31 Dec 1974)
20 Mar 1962 - 30 May 1987  Part of Goa, Daman, and Diu Union Territory (see Goa).
30 May 1987                Separate Union Territory of Daman and Diu.

Administrators
30 May 1987 -              the administrators of Dadra and Nagar Haveli



Delhi

[Delhi National Capital
                Terr. government flag (India)]

15 Aug 1947                Province
26 Jan 1950                State
 1 Nov 1956                Union territory
 1 Feb 1992                National Capital Territory of Delhi

Chief commissioners
1948 - 1954                Shankar Prasada                    (b. 1905)
1954 - 1959                Anand Dattahaya Pandit             (b. 1909)
1959 - 1963                Bhagwan Sahay                      (b. 1905 - d. 1986)
1963 - 1964                Dharma Vira                        (b. 1906 - d. 2000)
1964 -  7 Sep 1966         Venkata Vishwanathan               (b. 1909 - d. 1987)
 7 Sep 1966 -  1 Nov 1966  Adity Nath Jha                     (b. 1911 - d. 1972)
Lieutenant governors
 1 Nov 1966 - 19 Jan 1972  Adity Nath Jha                     (s.a.)
19 Jan 1972 - 23 Mar 1972  M.G. Pimputkar                     (b. 1919)
24 Mar 1972 -  3 Oct 1974  Baleshwar Prasad                   (b. 1914 - d. 1996)
 4 Oct 1974 - 30 Mar 1977  Krishan Chand                      (d. 1977)
31 Mar 1977 - 16 Feb 1980  Dalip Rai Kohli                    (b. 1919 - d. 2007)
17 Feb 1980 - 30 Mar 1981  Jagmohan (1st time)                (b. 1927)
30 Mar 1981 -  1 Sep 1982  Sundar Lal Khurana                 (b. 1919)
 2 Sep 1982 - 25 Apr 1984  Jagmohan (2nd time)                (s.a.)
26 Apr 1984 -  3 Nov 1984  P.G. Gavai                         (b. 19.. - d. 2009)
 4 Nov 1984 - 15 Nov 1985  Mohan M.K. Wali
16 Nov 1985 -  3 Aug 1988  Harkishan Lal Kapoor               (b. 1923)
 4 Aug 1988 - 13 Dec 1989  Romesh Bhandari                    (b. 1928 - d. 2013)
14 Dec 1989 - 17 Dec 1990  Arjun Singh                        (b. 1930 - d. 2011)
17 Dec 1990 -  4 May 1992  Markandey Singh                    (b. 1925? - d. 2007)
 4 May 1992 -  4 Jan 1997  Prasannabhai Karunashankar Dave    (b. 1923 - d. 2006)
 4 Jan 1997 - 20 Apr 1998  Tejendra Khanna (1st time)         (b. 1938)
20 Apr 1998 -  9 Jun 2004  Vijai Kapoor                       (b. 1938)
 9 Jun 2004 -  9 Apr 2007  B.L. Joshi                         (b. 1934)
 9 Apr 2007 -  9 Jul 2013  Tejendra Khanna (2nd time)         (s.a.)
 9 Jul 2013 -              Najeeb Jung                        (b. 1951)


Chief ministers

17 Mar 1952 - 12 Feb 1955  Chaudhary Brahm Prakash            (b. 1918 - d. 1993)  INC
12 Feb 1955 - Nov 1956     G.N. Singh                                              INC
Nov 1956 -  2 Dec 1993     President's rule
 2 Dec 1993 - 26 Feb 1996  Madan Lal Khurana                  (b. 1936)            BJP
26 Feb 1996 - 12 Oct 1998  Sahib Singh Verma                  (b. 1943 - d. 2007)  BJP
12 Oct 1998 -  3 Dec 1998  Sushma Swaraj (f)                  (b. 1952)            BJP
 3 Dec 1998 - 28 Dec 2013  Sheila Dikshit (f)                 (b. 1938)            INC
28 Dec 2013 - 14 Feb 2014  Arvind Kejriwal                    (b. 1968)            AAP
15 Feb 2014 -              President's rule



Goa

[Goa government flag
                (India)]

19 Dec 1961                Goa, Daman, and Diu occupied by India.
16 Mar 1962                Annexed by India (recognized by Portugal on 31 Dec 1974).
20 Mar 1962                Goa, Daman, and Diu Union Territory.
30 May 1987                Split into Goa state and Daman and Diu union territory.

Military Governor
19 Dec 1961 -  6 Jun 1962  Kenneth P. Candeth                 (b. 1916 - d. 2003)
Lieutenant governors
 7 Jun 1962 -  2 Sep 1963  Tumkur Sivasankar                  (b. 1902 - d. ....)
 2 Sep 1963 -  8 Dec 1964  Mulk Raj Sachdev                   (b. 1903 – d. 1964)
12 Dec 1964 - 24 Feb 1965  Hari Sharma                        (b. 1910)
24 Feb 1965 - 18 Apr 1967  Kashinath Raghunath Damle          (b. 1906)
18 Apr 1967 - 16 Nov 1972  Nakul Sen                          (b. 1910)
16 Nov 1972 - 16 Nov 1977  S.K. Banerjee                      (b. 1913 - d. 2010)
16 Nov 1977 - 31 Mar 1981  Pratap Singh Gill                  (b. 1916 - d. 2000)
31 Mar 1981 - 30 Aug 1982  Jagmohan                           (b. 1927)
30 Aug 1982 - 24 Feb 1983  Idris Hasan Latif (1st time)       (b. 1923)
                             (acting)
24 Feb 1983 -  3 Jul 1984  Kershasp Tehmurasp Satarawala      (b. 1916 - d. 2001)
 4 Jul 1984 - 24 Sep 1984  Idris Hasan Latif (2nd time)       (s.a.)
                             (acting)
24 Sep 1984 - 29 May 1987  Gopal Singh                        (b. 1917 - d. 1990)
Governors
30 May 1987 - 18 Jul 1989  Gopal Singh                        (s.a.)
18 Jul 1989 - 18 Mar 1991  Khurshid Alam Khan                 (b. 1919 - d. 2013)
18 Mar 1991 -  4 Apr 1994  Bhanu Prakash Singh                (b. 1929)
 4 Apr 1994 -  4 Aug 1994  B. Rachaiah                        (b. 1922 - d. 2000)
 4 Aug 1994 - 16 Jun 1995  Gopala Ramanujam                   (b. 1915 - d. 2001)
16 Jun 1995 - 19 Jul 1996  Romesh Bhandari                    (b. 1928 - d. 2013)
19 Jul 1996 - 16 Jan 1998  P. Cherian Alexander               (b. 1921 - d. 2011)
16 Jan 1998 - 19 Apr 1998  Tumkur Ramaiya Satish Chandran     (b. 1929 - d. 2009)
19 Apr 1998 - 26 Nov 1999  Jack Frederick Ralph Jacob         (b. 1923)
26 Nov 1999 - 26 Oct 2002  Mohammed Fazal (1st time)          (b. 1922 - d. 2014)
26 Oct 2002 -  2 Jul 2004  Kidar Nath Sahani                  (b. 1926 - d. 2012)
 2 Jul 2004 - 17 Jul 2004  Mohammed Fazal (2nd time)          (s.a.)
17 Jul 2004 - 21 Jul 2008  S. Chubatoshi Jamir                (b. 1931)
21 Jul 2008 -
 8 Sep 2011  Shivinder Singh Sidhu              (b. 1929)
 8 Sep 2011 -
 4 May 2012  Kateekal Sankaranarayanan          (b. 1932)
 4 May 2012 - 12 Jul 2014  Bharat Vir Wanchoo                 (b. 1951)
12 Jul 2014 -  7 Aug 2014  Margaret Alva (f)                  (b. 1942)
 7 Aug 2014 - 31 Aug 2014  Om Prakash Kohli                   (b. 1935)
31 Aug 2014 -              Mridula Sinha (f)                  (b. 1942)


Chief ministers

 8 Jun 1962 -  2 Dec 1966  Dayanand B. Bandodkar (1st time)   (b. 1911 - d. 1973)  MGP 
 2 Dec 1966 -  5 Apr 1967  President's rule
 5 Apr 1967 - 12 Aug 1973  Dayanand B. Bandodkar (2nd time)   (s.a.)               MGP
12 Aug 1973 - 27 Apr 1979  Shashikala G. Kakodkar (f)         (b. 1935)            MGP
27 Apr 1979 - 16 Jan 1980  President's rule
16 Jan 1980 - 27 Mar 1990  Pratapsing Rane (1st time)         (b. 1939)            INC
27 Mar 1990 - 14 Apr 1990  Churchill Braz Alemao              (b. 1949)            PDF
14 Apr 1990 - 14 Dec 1990  Luis Proto Barbosa                 (b. 1927 - d. 2011)  PDF
14 Dec 1990 - 25 Jan 1991  President's rule
25 Jan 1991 - 18 May 1993  Ravi S. Naik (1st time)            (b. 1946)            INC
18 May 1993 -  2 Apr 1994  Wilfred D'Souza (1st time)         (b. 1927)            INC
 2 Apr 1994 -  8 Apr 1994  Ravi S. Naik (2nd time)            (s.a.)               INC
 8 Apr 1994 - 16 Dec 1994  Wilfred D'Souza (2nd time)         (s.a.)               INC
16 Dec 1994 - 30 Jul 1998  Pratapsing Rane (2nd time)         (s.a.)               INC
30 Jul 1998 - 26 Nov 1998  Wilfred D'Souza (3rd time)         (s.a.)               GRCP
26 Nov 1998 -  9 Feb 1999  Luizinho Faleiro (1st time)        (b. 1951)            INC
 9 Feb 1999 -  9 Jun 1999  President's rule
 9 Jun 1999 - 24 Nov 1999  Luizinho Faleiro  (2nd time)       (s.a.)               INC
24 Nov 1999 - 24 Oct 2000  Francisco Sardinha                 (b. 1946)            GPC
24 Oct 2000 -  2 Feb 2005  Manohar Parrikar (1st time)        (b. 1955)            BJP
 2 Feb 2005 -  4 Mar 2005  Pratapsing Rane (3rd time)         (s.a.)               INC
 4 Mar 2005 -  7 Jun 2005  President's rule
 7 Jun 2005 -  8 Jun 2007  Pratapsing Rane (4th time)         (s.a.)               INC
 8 Jun 2007 -  9 Mar 2012  Digambar Kamat                     (b. 1954)            INC
 9 Mar 2012 -              Manohar Parrikar (2nd time)        (s.a.)               BJP



Gujarat

[Gujarat government flag
                (India)]

 1 May 1960                Gujarat created from part of Bombay state (see Maharashtra).

Governors
 1 May 1960 -  1 Aug 1965  Mehdi Nawaz Jung                   (b. 1894 - d. 1967)
 1 Aug 1965 -  7 Dec 1967  Nityanand Kanungo                  (b. 1900 - d. 1988)
 7 Dec 1967 - 26 Dec 1967  P.N. Bhagwati (1st time) (acting)  (b. 1921)
26 Dec 1967 - 17 Mar 1973  Shriman Narayan                    (b. 1912 - d. 1978)
17 Mar 1973 -  4 Apr 1973  P.N. Bhagwati (2nd time) (acting)  (s.a.)
 4 Apr 1973 - 14 Aug 1978  Kambanthodath Kunhan Vishwanatham  (b. 1914 - d. 1992)
14 Aug 1978 -  6 Aug 1983  Sharada Mukherjee (f)              (b. 1919)
 6 Aug 1983 - 26 Apr 1984  Kizhekethil Mathew Chandy          (b. 1920 - d. 1998)
26 Apr 1984 - 26 Feb 1986  Braj Kumar Nehru                   (b. 1909 - d. 2001)
26 Feb 1986 -  2 May 1990  Ram Krishna Trivedi                (b. 1921)
 2 May 1990 - 21 Dec 1990  Mahipal Shastri                    (b. 1924)
21 Dec 1990 -  1 Jul 1995  Sarup Singh                        (b. 1917 - d. 2003)
 1 Jul 1995 -  1 Mar 1996  Naresh Chandra                     (b. 1934)

 1 Mar 1996 - 25 Apr 1998  Krishna Pal Singh                  (b. 1922 - d. 1999)
25 Apr 1998 - 16 Jan 1999  Anshuman Singh                     (b. 1935)
16 Jan 1999 - 18 Mar 1999  K.G. Balakrishnan (acting)         (b. 1945)
18 Mar 1999 -  7 May 2003  Sunder Singh Bhandari              (b. 1921 - d. 2005)
 7 May 2003 -  2 Jul 2004  Kailashpati Mishra                 (b. 1926 - d. 2012)
 2 Jul 2004 - 24 Jul 2004  Balram Jakhar                      (b. 1923)
24 Jul 2004 - 30 Jul 2009  Nawal Kishore Sharma               (b. 1925 - d. 2012)
30 Jul 2009 - 27 Nov 2009  S. Chubatoshi Jamir                (b. 1931)
27 Nov 2009 -  7 Jul 2014  Kamla Beniwal (f)                  (b. 1927)
 7 Jul 2014 - 16 Jul 2014  Margaret Alva (f)                  (b. 1942)
16 Jul 2014 -              Om Prakash Kohli                   (b. 1935)


Chief ministers

 1 May 1960 - 18 Sep 1963  Jivraj N. Mehta                    (b. 1887 - d. 1977)  INC
18 Sep 1963 - 19 Sep 1965  Balwantrai Mehta                   (b. 1899 - d. 1965)  INC
19 Sep 1965 -  1 Oct 1965  President's rule
 1 Oct 1965 - 13 May 1971  Hitendra Kanaiyalal Desai          (b. 1915 - d. 1993)  INC
13 May 1971 - 17 Aug 1972  President's rule
17 Aug 1972 - 20 Jul 1973  Ganshyam Bhai Oza                  (b. 1911 - d. 2002)  INC
20 Jul 1973 -  9 Feb 1974  Chimanbhai Patel (1st time)        (b. 1929 - d. 1994)  INC
 9 Feb 1974 - 18 Jun 1975  President's rule
18 Jun 1975 - 12 Mar 1976  Babhubai Jashbai Patel (1st time)  (b. 1911 - d. 2002)  JM
12 Mar 1976 - 24 Dec 1976  President's rule
24 Dec 1976 - 11 Apr 1977  Madhav Sinh Solanki (1st time)     (b. 1927)            INC
11 Apr 1977 - 17 Feb 1980  Babhubai Jashbai Patel (2nd time)  (s.a.)               JP
17 Feb 1980 -  7 Jun 1980  President's rule
 7 Jun 1980 -  6 Aug 1985  Madhav Sinh Solanki (2nd time)     (s.a.)               INC-I
 6 Aug 1985 - 10 Dec 1989  Amarsinh Chaudhury                 (b. 1941 - d. 2004)  INC
10 Dec 1989 -  4 Mar 1990  Madhavsinh Solanki (3rd time)      (s.a.)               INC-I
 4 Mar 1990 - 17 Feb 1994  Chimanbhai Patel (2nd time)        (s.a.)               JD
17 Feb 1994 - 14 Mar 1995  Chhabildas Mehta                   (b. 1925 - d. 2008)  INC
19 Mar 1995 - 21 Oct 1995  Keshubhai Patel (1st time)         (b. 1929)            BJP
21 Oct 1995 - 19 Sep 1996  Suresh Chandra Mehta               (b. 1936)            BJP
19 Sep 1996 - 28 Oct 1996  President's rule
28 Oct 1996 - 28 Oct 1997  Shankersinh Vaghela                (b. 1940)            RJP
28 Oct 1997 -  4 Mar 1998  Dilip Parikh                       (b. 1937)            RJP
 4 Mar 1998 -  7 Oct 2001  Keshubhai Patel (2nd time)         (s.a.)               BJP
 7 Oct 2001 - 22 May 2014  Narendra Modi                      (b. 1950)            BJP
22 May 2014 -              Anandiben Patel (f)                (b. 1941)            BJP


Kutch

1948                       Province
26 Jan 1950                State
 1 Nov 1956                Part of Bombay.
 1 May 1960                Part of Gujarat.

Chief commissioners
 1 Jun 1948 - 1952         Chhotalal Khovshaldan Desai        (b. 1893 - d. ....)
1952 - 1956                Sambhajirao Appasaheb Ghatge       (b. 1901 - d. ....)


Saurashtra

1948                       State
 1 Nov 1956                Part of Bombay.
 1 May 1960                Part of Gujarat

Rajpramukhs
Jun 1948 - 1948            Sir Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavsinhji  (b. 1912 - d. 1965)
                             (acting)
1948 - 31 Oct 1956         Digvijaysinhji Ranjitsinhji Jadeja (b. 1895 - d. 1966)

Chief ministers
1948 - Dec 1954            Uchharangray Navalshankar Dhebar   (b. 1905 - d. 1977)  INC
19 Dec 1954 - 1956         Rasiklal Umedchand Parikh          (b. 1910)            INC



Haryana

[Haryana government flag
                (India)]

 1 Nov 1966                Haryana state created from part of Punjab.

Governors
 1 Nov 1966 - 15 Sep 1967  Dharma Vira                        (b. 1906 - d. 2000)
15 Sep 1967 - 27 Mar 1976  Birendra Narayan Chhakravarti      (b. 1904 - d. 1976)
27 Mar 1976 - 14 Aug 1976  Ranjit Singh Narula                (b. 1915 - d. 2005)
14 Aug 1976 - 24 Sep 1977  Jaisukh Lal Hathi                  (b. 1909 - d. 1982)
24 Sep 1977 - 10 Dec 1979  Harcharan Singh Brar               (b. 1922 - d. 2009)
10 Dec 1979 - 28 Feb 1980  S.S. Sandhawalia                   (b. 1925 - d. 2007)
28 Feb 1980 - 14 Jun 1984  Ganpatrao Devji Tapase             (b. 1908 - d. 1991)
14 Jun 1984 - 22 Feb 1988  Saiyid Muzaffar Husain Burney      (b. 1923 - d. 2014)
22 Feb 1988 -  7 Feb 1990  Hara Anand Barari                  (b. 1929)
 7 Feb 1990 - 14 Jun 1995  Dhanik Lal Mandal                  (b. 1932)
14 Jun 1995 - 19 Jun 2000  Mahabir Prasad                     (b. 1939 - d. 2010)
19 Jun 2000 -  2 Jul 2004  Babu Parmanand                     (b. 1932 - d. 2008)
 2 Jul 2004 -  7 Jul 2004  Om Prakash Verma                   (b. 1937)
 7 Jul 2004 - 27 Jul 2009  Akhlaqur Rahman Kidwai             (b. 1920)
27 Jul 2009 - 26 Jul 2014  Jagannath Pahadia                  (b. 1932)
27 Jul 2014 -              Kaptan Singh Solanki               (b. 1939)

Chief ministers
 1 Nov 1966 - 24 Mar 1967  Bhagwat Dayal Sharma               (b. 1918 - d. 1993)  INC
24 Mar 1967 - 21 Nov 1967  Rao Birendra Singh                 (b. 1921 - d. 2009)  VHP
21 Nov 1967 - 21 May 1968  President's rule
21 May 1968 -  7 Dec 1975  Bansi Lal (1st time)               (b. 1927 - d. 2006)  INC
 7 Dec 1975 - 21 May 1977  Banarsi Das Gupta (1st time)       (b. 1917 - d. 2007)  INC
21 May 1977 - 28 Jun 1979  Devi Lal (1st time)                (b. 1914 - d. 2001)  JP
28 Jun 1979 -  5 Jul 1985  Bhajan Lal (1st time)              (b. 1930 - d. 2011) JP;1980 INC-I
 5 Jul 1985 - 19 Jun 1987  Bansi Lal (2nd time)               (s.a.)               JD
19 Jun 1987 - 17 Jul 1987  President's rule
17 Jul 1987 -  2 Dec 1989  Devi Lal (2nd time)                (s.a.)               JP
 2 Dec 1989 - 22 May 1990  Om Prakash Chautala (1st time)     (b. 1935)            JD
22 May 1990 - 12 Jul 1990  Banarsi Das Gupta (2nd time)       (s.a.)               JD
12 Jul 1990 - 17 Jul 1990  Om Prakash Chautala (2nd time)     (s.a.)               JD
17 Jul 1990 - 22 Mar 1991  Hukam Singh                        (b. 1926)
23 Mar 1991 -  6 Apr 1991  Om Prakash Chautala (3rd time)     (s.a.)               SJP
 6 Apr 1991 - 23 Jul 1991  President's rule
23 Jul 1991 - 11 May 1996  Bhajan Lal (2nd time)              (s.a.)               INC-I
11 May 1996 - 24 Jul 1999  Bansi Lal (3rd time)               (s.a.)               HVP
24 Jul 1999 -  5 Mar 2005  Om Prakash Chautala (4th time)     (s.a.)               INLD
 5 Mar 2005 -              Bhupinder Singh Hooda              (b. 1947)            INC



Himachal Pradesh

[Himachal
                Pradesh government flag (India)]

15 Apr 1948                Province
26 Jan 1950                State
 1 Nov 1956                Union territory
25 Jan 1971                State

Chief Commissioners
25 Apr 1948 -  9 Jan 1950  N.C. Mehta
10 Jan 1950 - 29 Mar 1951  Edward Penderel Moon               (b. 1905 – d. 1987)

30 Mar 1951 - 29 Feb 1952  Bhagwan Sahay                      (b. 1905 - d. 1986)
Lieutenant governors
 1 Mar 1952 -  1 Jan 1955  M.S. Himmatsinhji                  (b. 1897 - d. ....)
 1 Jan 1955 - 14 Aug 1963  Bajrang Bahadur Singh Bhadri
14 Aug 1963 - 26 Feb 1966  Bhagwan Sahay                      (s.a.)
26 Feb 1966 -  7 May 1967  Venkata Vishwanathan               (b. 1909 - d. 1987)
 7 May 1967 - 16 May 1967  Om Prakash
16 May 1967 - 25 Jan 1971  Kanwar Bahadur Singh               (b. 1910 - d. 2007)
Governors
25 Jan 1971 - 17 Feb 1977  Subramaniam Chhakravarti           (b. 1910)
17 Feb 1977 - 26 Aug 1981  Aminuddin Ahmad Khan               (b. 1911 - d. 1983)
26 Aug 1981 - 16 Apr 1983  Asoka Nath Banerji                 (b. 1917)
16 Apr 1983 -  8 Mar 1986  Hokishe Sema                       (b. 1921 - d. 2007)
 8 Mar 1986 - 17 Apr 1986  Prabodh Dinkarrao Desai (acting)   (b. 1930 - d. 2004)
17 Apr 1986 -  1 Dec 1987  Rustom Khusro Shampoorjee Gandhi   (b. 1924)
                             (1st time)

 2 Dec 1987 - 10 Jan 1988  Sayed Muzaffar Hussain Burney      (b. 1923 – d. 2014) 
11 Jan 1911 - 19 Dec 1989  Rustom Khushro Shapoorjee Ghandhi  (b. 1924)
                             (2nd time)
20 Dec 1989 - 12 Jan 1990  Hari Anand Barari                  (b. 1929)
13 Jan 1990 - 15 Feb 1990  Rustom Khushro Shapoorjee Ghandhi  (s.a.)
                             (3rd time) 
16 Feb 1990 - 20 Dec 1990  B. Rachaiah                        (b. 1922 - d. 2000)

20 Dec 1990 - 30 Jan 1993  Virendra Verma                     (b. 1916 - d. 2009)
30 Jan 1993 - 11 Feb 1993  Surendra Nath (1st time)           (b. 1926? - d. 1994)
11 Feb 1993 - 30 Jun 1993  Bali Ram Bhagat                    (b. 1922 - d. 2011)
30 Jun 1993 - 27 Nov 1993  Gulsher Ahmed                      (b. 1921 - d. 2002)
27 Nov 1993 - 10 Jul 1994  Surendra Nath (2nd time)           (s.a.)
10 Jul 1994 - 30 Jul 1994  Viswanathan Ratnam                 (b. 1932)
30 Jul 1994 - 18 Sep 1995  Sudhakarrao Naik                   (b. 1934 - d. 2001)
18 Sep 1995 - 17 Nov 1995  Mahabir Prasad (1st time)          (b. 1939 - d. 2010)
17 Nov 1995 - 23 Apr 1996  Sheila Kaul (f)                    (b. 1915)
23 Apr 1996 - 26 Jul 1997  Mahabir Prasad (2nd time)          (s.a.)
26 Jul 1997 -  2 Dec 1999  V.S. Rama Devi (f)                 (b. 1934 - d. 2013)
 2 Dec 1999 - 24 Nov 2000  Vishnu Kant Shastri                (b. 1929 - d. 2005)
24 Nov 2000 -  8 May 2003  Suraj Bhan                         (b. 1928 - d. 2006)
 8 May 2003 - 19 Jul 2008  Vishnu Sadashiv Kokje              (b. 1939)
19 Jul 2008 - 25 Jan 2010  Prabha Rau (f)                     (b. 1935 - d. 2010)
25 Jan 2010 -              Urmila Singh (f)                   (b. 1946)


Chief ministers
 8 Mar 1952 - 31 Oct 1956  Yeshwant Singh Parmar (1st time)   (b. 1906 - d. 1981)  INC
31 Oct 1956 -  1 Jul 1963  President's rule
 1 Jul 1963 - 28 Jan 1977  Yeshwant Singh Parmar (2nd time)   (s.a.)               INC
28 Jan 1977 - 22 Jun 1977  Ram Lal Chauhan (1st time)         (b. 1929 - d. 2002)  INC
22 Jun 1977 - 14 Feb 1980  Shanta Kumar (1st time)            (b. 1934)            JP
14 Feb 1980 -  8 Apr 1983  Thakur Ram Lal (2nd time)          (s.a.)               INC
 8 Apr 1983 -  5 Mar 1990  Virbhadra Singh (1st time)         (b. 1934)            INC
 5 Mar 1990 -  3 Dec 1993  Shanta Kumar (2nd time)            (s.a.)               BJP
 3 Dec 1993 - 24 Mar 1998  Virbhadra Singh (2nd time)         (s.a.)               INC
24 Mar 1998 -  6 Mar 2003  Prem Kumar Dhumal (1st time)       (b. 1944)            BJP
 6 Mar 2003 - 30 Dec 2007  Virbhadra Singh (3rd time)         (s.a.)               INC
30 Dec 2007 - 25 Dec 2012
 Prem Kumar Dhumal (2nd time)       (s.a.)               BJP
25 Dec 2012 -              Virbhadra Singh (4th time)         (s.a.
)               INC


Bilaspur

15 Aug 1947                Province
26 Jan 1950                State
 1 Jul 1954                Part of Himachal Pradesh.

Chief commissioners
 3 Mar 1948 - 1950         Tikka Anand Chand                  (b. 1913 - d. 1983)
1950 - 1952                M.S. Himmatsinhji                  (b. 1897 - d. ....)


Jammu and Kashmir: see under entry for India



Jharkhand

[Jharkhand government
                flag (India)]

15 Nov 2000                Jharkhand state created from part of Bihar.

Governors
15 Nov 2000 -  1 Feb 2002  Prabhat Kumar                      (b. 1940)
 1 Feb 2002 - 15 Jul 2002  Vinod Chandra Pande                (b. 1932 - d. 2005)
15 Jul 2002 - 12 Jun 2003  M. Rama Jois                       (b. 1931)
12 Jun 2003 - 10 Dec 2004  Ved Prakash Marwah                 (b. 1932)
10 Dec 2004 - 26 Jul 2009  Syed Sibtey Razi                   (b. 1939)
26 Jul 2009 - 22 Jan 2010  K. Sankaranarayanan                (b. 1932)
22 Jan 2010 - 
 4 Sep 2011  M.O. Hasan Farook Maricar          (b. 1937 - d. 2012)
 4 Sep 2011 -              Syed Ahmad                         (b. 1945)

Chief ministers
15 Nov 2000 - 18 Mar 2003  Babulal Marandi                    (b. 1958)            BJP
18 Mar 2003 -  2 Mar 2005  Arjun Munda (1st time)             (b. 1968)            BJP
 2 Mar 2005 - 12 Mar 2005  Shibu Soren (1st time)             (b. 1944)            JMM
12 Mar 2005 - 18 Sep 2006  Arjun Munda (2nd time)             (s.a.)               BJP
18 Sep 2006 - 27 Aug 2008  Madhu Koda                         (b. 1971)            Non-party
27 Aug 2008 - 19 Jan 2009  Shibu Soren (2nd time)             (s.a.)               JMM
19 Jan 2009 - 30 Dec 2009  President's rule
30 Dec 2009 -  1 Jun 2010  Shibu Soren (3rd time)             (s.a.)               JMM
 1 Jun 2010 - 11 Sep 2010  President's rule
11 Sep 2010 - 18 Jan 2013  Arjun Munda (3rd time)             (s.a.)               BJP
18 Jan 2013 - 13 Jul 2013  President's rule
13 Jul 2013 -              Hemant Soren                       (b. 1975)            JMM



Karnataka

[Karnataka government
                flag (India)]

15 Aug 1947                Mysore state
 1 Nov 1973                Renamed Karnataka.

Rajpramukh
1947 -  1 Nov 1956         Jayachamarajendra Wodeyar          (b. 1919 - d. 1974)
Governors
 1 Nov 1956 -  4 May 1964  Jayachamarajendra Wodeyar          (s.a.)
 4 May 1964 -  2 Apr 1965  Satyavant Mallannah Srinagesh      (b. 1903 - d. 1977)
 2 Apr 1965 - 13 May 1967  Vaharagiri Venkata Giri            (b. 1894 - d. 1980)
13 May 1967 - 30 Aug 1969  Gopal Swarup Pathak                (b. 1896 - d. 1982)
30 Aug 1969 - 22 Oct 1969  A.R. Somnath Iyer
23 Oct 1969 -  1 Feb 1972  Dharma Vira                        (b. 1906 - d. 2000)

 1 Feb 1972 - 10 Jan 1976  Mohan Lal Sukhadia                 (b. 1916 - d. 1982)
10 Jan 1976 -  2 Aug 1977  Uma Shankar Dikshit                (b. 1901 - d. 1991)
 2 Aug 1977 - 15 Apr 1983  Govind Narain                      (b. 1916 - d. 2012)
16 Apr 1983 - 25 Feb 1988  Asoka Nath Banerji                 (b. 1917)
26 Feb 1988 -  5 Feb 1990  Pendekanti Venkatasubbaiah         (b. 1921 - d. 1993)
 5 Feb 1990 -  7 May 1990  S. Mohan                           (b. 1930)
 8 May 1990 -  6 Jan 1991  Bhanu Pratap Singh                 (b. 1917 - d. 2006)

 6 Jan 1991 -  2 Dec 1999  Khurshid Alam Khan (1st time)      (b. 1919 - d. 2013)
30 May 1992 - 27 Jun 1992  Sam Piroj Bharucha                 (b. 1937)   
28 Jun 1992 - 30 Nov 1995  Khurshed Alam Khan (2nd time)      (s.a.)
 1 Dec 1995 - 21 Dec 1995  Madhav Laxman Pendse               (b. 1935)
22 Dec 1995 -  1 Dec 1999  Khurshed Alam Khan (3rd time)      (s.a.)
 2 Dec 1999 - 21 Aug 2002  V.S. Rama Devi (f)                 (b. 1934 - d. 2013)

21 Aug 2002 - 21 Aug 2007  T.N. Chaturvedi                    (b. 1928)
21 Aug 2007 - 29 Jun 2009  Rameshwar Thakur                   (b. 1927)
29 Jun 2009 - 28 Jun 2014  Hansraj Bhardwaj                   (b. 1937)
29 Jun 2014 -  1 Sep 2014  Konijeti Rosaiah                   (b. 1933)
 1 Sep 2014 -              Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala             (b. 1938)


Chief ministers

1946 - 25 Oct 1947         Arcot Ramaswami Mudaliar           (b. 1887 - d. 1976)
25 Oct 1947 - 30 Mar 1952  Kysasambally Chengalaraya Reddy    (b. 1902 - d. 1976)  INC
30 Mar 1952 - 19 Aug 1956  Kengal Hanumanthaiah               (b. 1908 - d. 1980)  INC
19 Aug 1956 -  1 Nov 1956  Kadidal Manjappa                   (b. 1910 - d. 1992)  INC
 1 Nov 1956 - 16 May 1958  Siddhavvanahalli Nijalingappa      (b. 1902 - d. 2000)  INC
                             (1st time)
16 May 1958 -  9 Mar 1962  Basappa Danappa Jatti              (b. 1912 - d. 2002)  INC
 9 Mar 1962 - 14 Mar 1964  President's rule
14 Mar 1962 - 21 Jun 1962  Shivalingappa Rudrappa Kanthi                           INC
21 Jun 1962 -  3 Mar 1967  Siddhavvanahalli Nijalingappa      (s.a.)               INC
                             (2nd time)
 3 Mar 1967 - 29 May 1968  President's rule
29 May 1968 - 27 Mar 1971  Veerendra Patil (1st time)         (b. 1924 - d. 1997)  INC
27 Mar 1971 - 20 Mar 1972  President's rule
20 Mar 1972 - 31 Dec 1977  Devaraj Urs (1st time)             (b. 1915 - d. 1982)  INC
31 Dec 1977 - 28 Feb 1978  President's rule
28 Feb 1978 - 12 Jan 1980  Devaraj Urs (2nd time)             (s.a.)               INC
12 Jan 1980 - 10 Jan 1983  R. Gundu Rao                       (b. 1936 - d. 1993)  INC
10 Jan 1983 - 13 Aug 1988  Ramakrishna Hegde                  (b. 1926 - d. 2004)  JP
13 Aug 1988 - 21 Apr 1989  Somappa Royappa Bommai             (b. 1924 - d. 2007)  JP
21 Apr 1989 - 30 Nov 1989  President's rule
30 Nov 1989 - 10 Oct 1990  Veerendra Patil (2nd time)         (s.a.)               INC
10 Oct 1990 - 17 Oct 1990  President's rule
17 Oct 1990 - 20 Nov 1992  S. Bangarappa                      (b. 1933 - d. 2011)  INC-I
20 Nov 1992 - 11 Dec 1994  M. Veerappa Moily                  (b. 1940)            INC-I
11 Dec 1994 - 31 May 1996  H.D. Deve Gowda                    (b. 1933)            JD
31 May 1996 - 11 Oct 1999  Jayadevappa Hallapa Patel          (b. 1930 - d. 2000)  JD
11 Oct 1999 - 28 May 2004  Somanahalli Mallaiah Krishna       (b. 1932)            INC
28 May 2004 -  3 Feb 2006  Dharam Singh                       (b. 1936)            INC
 3 Feb 2006 -  9 Oct 2007  H.D. Kumaraswamy                   (b. 1959)            JD-S
 9 Oct 2007 -
12 Nov 2007  President's rule
12 Nov 2007 - 20 Nov 2007  B.S. Yeddyurappa (1st time)        (b. 1943)
            BJP
20 Nov 2007 - 30 May 2008  President's rule
30 May 2008 -  4 Aug 2011  B.S. Yeddyurappa (2nd time)        (s.a.)               BJP
 4 Aug 2011 - 12 Jul 2012  D.V. Sadananda Gowda               (b. 1953
)            BJP
12 Jul 2012 - 13 May 2013  Jagadish Shivappa Shettar          (b. 1955
)            BJP
13 May 2013 -              K. Siddaramaiah                    (b. 1948)            INC


Coorg

15 Aug 1947                Province
26 Jan 1950                State
 1 Nov 1956                Part of Mysore.

Chief commissioners
1949 - 1950                C.T. Mudaliar
1950 - 1956                Kanwar Daya Singh Bedi             (b. 1899 - d. ....)

Chief minister
17 Mar 1952 - 1956         Cheppudira Muthana Poonacha        (b. 1910 - d. 1990)  INC



Kerala

[Kerala government flag
                (India)]

 1 Jul 1949                Travancore-Cochin state formed.
 1 Nov 1956                Renamed Kerala.

Rajpramukh
 1 Jul 1949 - 31 Oct 1956  Sir Bala Rama Varma II             (b. 1912 - d. 1991)
Governors
22 Nov 1956 -  1 Jul 1960  Burgula Ramakrishna Rao            (b. 1899 - d. 1967)
 1 Jul 1960 -  2 Apr 1965  Varahagiri Venkata Giri            (b. 1894 - d. 1980)
 2 Apr 1965 -  6 Feb 1966  Ajit Prasad Jain                   (b. 1902 - d. 1977)
 6 Feb 1966 - 15 May 1967  Bhagwan Sahay                      (b. 1905 - d. 1986)
15 May 1967 -  1 Apr 1973  Venkata Vishwanathan               (b. 1909 - d. 1987)
 1 Apr 1973 - 14 Oct 1977  Niranja Nath Wanchoo               (b. 1910 - d. 1982)
14 Oct 1977 - 27 Oct 1982  Jyoti Venkatachalam (f)            (b. 1917)
27 Oct 1982 - 23 Feb 1988  Parthasarathy Ramachandran         (b. 1921 - d. 2001)
23 Feb 1988 - 12 Feb 1990  Ram Dulari Sinha (f)               (b. 1922 - d. 1994)
12 Feb 1990 - 20 Dec 1990  Sarup Singh                        (b. 1917 - d. 2003)
20 Dec 1990 - 12 Nov 1995  B. Rachaiah                        (b. 1922 - d. 2000)
12 Nov 1995 -  4 May 1996  Punjala Shiv Shanker               (b. 1929)
 4 May 1996 - 25 Jan 1997  Khurshid Alam Khan                 (b. 1919 - d. 2013)
25 Jan 1997 - 18 Apr 2002  Sukhdev Singh Kang                 (b. 1931 - d. 2012)
18 Apr 2002 - 23 Feb 2004  Sikander Bakht                     (b. 1918 - d. 2004)
25 Feb 2004 - 23 Jun 2004  T.N. Chaturvedi                    (b. 1928)
23 Jun 2004 - 10 Jul 2008  Raghunandan Lal Bhatia             (b. 1921)
10 Jul 2008 -  8 Sep 2011  R.S. Gavai                         (b. 1929)
 8 Sep 2011 - 26 Jan 2012  M.O. Hasan Farook Maricar          (b. 1937 - d. 2012)
16 Jan 2012 - 23 Mar 2013  Hansraj Bhardwaj (1st time)        (b. 1937)
                             (acting [for 
Maricar to 26 Jan 2012])
23 Mar 2013 -  5 Mar 2014  Nikhil Kumar                       (b. 1941)
 5 Mar 2014 - 11 Mar 2014  Hansraj Bhardwaj (2nd time)(acting)(s.a.)
11 Mar 2014 -  5 Sep 2014  Sheila Dikshit (f)                 (b. 1938)
 5 Sep 2014 -              Palanisamy Sathasivam              (b. 1949)


Chief ministers of Kochin
 1 Sep 1947 - Oct 1947     Panampilly Govinda Menon           (b. 1908 - d. 1970)  Non-party
27 Oct 1947 - 20 Sep 1948  T.K. Nair                                               Non-party
20 Sep 1948 - 30 Jun 1949  E. Ikkanda Warrier                 (b. 1890 - d. 1977)  Non-party
Chief ministers of Travancore
19 Aug 1947 - 24 Mar 1948  P.G.N. Unnithan                    (b. 1898 - d. 1965)  Non-party
24 Mar 1948 - 20 Oct 1948  Pattom Thanu Pillai (1st time)     (b. 1885 - d. 1970)  INC
20 Oct 1948 - 30 Jun 1949  T.K. Narayan Pillai                (b. 1890 - d. 1971)  INC
Chief ministers
 1 Jul 1949 - Jan 1951     T.K. Narayan Pillai                (s.a.)               INC
Jan 1951 - 12 Mar 1952     C. Kesavan                         (b. 1891 - d. 1969)  INC
12 Mar 1952 - 16 Mar 1954  Anapparambul Joseph John           (b. 1893 - d. 1957)  INC
16 Mar 1954 - 10 Feb 1955  Pattom Thanu Pillai (2nd time)     (s.a.)               PSP
10 Feb 1955 - 23 Mar 1956  Panampilly Govinda Menon           (s.a.)               INC
23 Mar 1956 -  5 Apr 1957  President's rule
 5 Apr 1957 - 31 Jul 1959  Elamkulam M. Sankaran              (b. 1909 - d. 1998)  CPI
                             Namboodiripad (1st time)
31 Jul 1959 - 22 Feb 1960  President's rule
22 Feb 1960 - 25 Sep 1962  Pattom Thanu Pillai (3rd time)     (s.a.)               PSP
25 Sep 1962 -  9 Sep 1964  R. Sankar                          (b. 1908 - d. 1972)  INC
 5 Mar 1967 -  1 Nov 1969  Elamkulam M. Sankaran              (s.a.)               CPI-M 
                             Namboodiripad (2nd time)
 1 Nov 1969 -  4 Aug 1970  Chelath Achutha Menon (1st time)   (b. 1913 - d. 1991)  CPI
 4 Aug 1970 -  4 Oct 1970  President's rule
 4 Oct 1970 - 11 Apr 1977  Chelath Achutha Menon (2nd time)   (s.a.)               CPI
11 Apr 1977 - 25 Apr 1977  K. Karunakaran (1st time)          (b. 1918 - d. 2010)  INC
25 Apr 1977 - 29 Oct 1978  A.K. Antony (1st time)             (b. 1940)            INC
29 Oct 1978 - 11 Oct 1979  P.K. Vasudevan Nair                (b. 1926 - d. 2005)  CPI
11 Oct 1979 -  5 Dec 1979  C.H. Mohammed Koya                 (b. 1927 - d. 1983)  IUML
 5 Dec 1979 - 25 Jan 1980  President's rule
25 Jan 1980 - 20 Oct 1981  E.K. Nayanar (1st time)            (b. 1919 - d. 2004)  CPI-M
20 Oct 1981 - 18 Dec 1981  President's rule
28 Dec 1981 - 17 Mar 1982  K. Karunakaran (2nd time)          (s.a.)               INC-I
17 Mar 1982 - 24 May 1982  President's rule
24 May 1982 - 25 Mar 1987  K. Karunakaran (3rd time)          (s.a.)               INC-I
26 Mar 1987 - 23 Jun 1991  E.K. Nayanar (2nd time)            (s.a.)               CPI-M
24 Jun 1991 - 22 Mar 1995  K. Karunakaran (4th time)          (s.a.)               INC
22 Mar 1995 - 20 May 1996  A.K. Antony (2nd time)             (s.a.)               INC
20 May 1996 - 18 May 2001  E.K. Nayanar (3rd time)            (s.a.)               CPI-M
18 May 2001 - 31 Aug 2004  A.K. Antony (3rd time)             (s.a.)               INC
31 Aug 2004 - 18 May 2006  Oommen Chandy (1st time)           (b. 1943)            INC
18 May 2006 - 18 May 2011  Velikkakathu S. Achuthanandan      (b. 1923)            CPI-M
18 May 2011 -              Oommen Chandy (2nd time)           (s.a.)               INC



Lakshadweep

[Lakshadweep
                government flag (India)]

May 1498 - 1545            Portuguese occupation (Laquedivas).
af.1545                    Granted as a jaidir to the Rajas of Cannanore.
1787 - 1799                Amindivi Islands ruled by Tipoo Tip (see Mysore).
18 Dec 1790                Minicoy surrendered to British East India Co. rule, 
                             Cannanore retains nominal sovereignty.
1792                       Laccadive Islands a British protectorate.
1799                       Amindivi Islands part of British India, part of Madras.
1877                       Laccadive Islands part of British India, part of Madras.
 9 Feb 1909                Minicoy ceded to U.K. by Cannanore (retroactive to 1 Jul 1905).
15 Aug 1947                Part of Indian state of Madras (see Tamil Nadu).
 1 Nov 1956                Laccadive, Minicoy, and Amindivi Islands union territory
                             (separated from Madras [see Tamil Nadu]).
 1 Nov 1973                Renamed Lakshadweep.

Administrators
 1 Nov 1956 -  7 Nov 1956  U.R. Panicker
 8 Nov 1956 - 21 Sep 1958  S. Mony
22 Sep 1958 -  5 Dec 1961  C.K. Balakrishnan Nair
 6 Dec 1961 -  8 Apr 1965  M. Ramunny                         (b. 1915 - d. 2009)
 9 Apr 1965 - 31 Oct 1969  C.H. Naire
 1 Nov 1969 - 30 Apr 1973  K.D. Menon
22 May 1973 - 21 Jun 1975  Wungmareo Shaiza                   (b. 1926 – d. 2012)
22 Jun 1975 - 14 Feb 1977  M.C. Verma
21 Feb 1977 - 30 Jul 1978  S.D. Lakhar
31 Jul 1978 - 15 Jun 1981  P.M. Nair                          (b. 1944)
15 Jun 1981 - 21 Jul 1982  Pradip Mehra                       (b. 1952)
21 Jul 1982 -  9 Jul 1985  Omesh Saigal                       (b. 1941)
 9 Jul 1985 -  8 Sep 1987  Jagdish Sagar                      (b. 1944)
 8 Sep 1987 - 31 Jan 1990  Wajahat Habibulla                  (b. 1945)
 1 Feb 1990 -  1 May 1990  Pradip Singh
 2 May 1990 -  3 May 1992  S.P. Aggarwal                      (b. 1945)
 4 May 1992 -  9 Sep 1994  Satish Chandra
 9 Sep 1994 - 14 Jun 1996  G.S. Chima
 1 Aug 1996 -  1 Jun 1999  Rajeev Talwar                      (b. 1954)
 1 Jun 1999 - 20 Aug 1999  Rajani Kant Verma (1st time)       (b. 1959)
21 Aug 1999 - 30 Apr 2001  Chaman Lal                         (b. 1938)
 1 May 2001 - 18 Jun 2001  Rajani Kant Verma (2nd time)       (s.a.)
19 Jun 2001 - 20 Jun 2004  K.S. Mehra
21 Jun 2004 - 21 Nov 2004  Sanjay Pratap Singh                (b. 1961)
22 Nov 2004 - 11 Aug 2006  Parimal Rai                        (b. 1962)
11 Aug 2006 - 21 Dec 2006  Rajendra Kumar                     (b. 1966)

22 Dec 2006 - 16 May 2009  B.V. Selvaraj                      (b. 1953)
27 May 2009 - 12 Jul 2009  Satya Gopal                        (b. 1962)
13 Jul 2009 - 15 Jun 2011  J.K. Dadoo                         (b. 1957)
11 Jul 2011 -  2 Nov 2012  Amar Nath                          (b. 1966) 
 7 Nov 2012 -              H. Rajesh Prasad                   (b. 1967)



Madhya Pradesh

[Madhya Pradesh
                government flag (India)]

15 Aug 1947                Central Provinces and Berar
 1 Nov 1956                Merged with Madhya Bharat, Bhopal, and Vindhya Pradesh
                             to form Madhya Pradesh state.
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)
                             (1st time)

 3 Feb 1966 -  9 Feb 1966  P.V. Dixit (acting)
10 Feb 1966 -  8 Mar 1971  Kysasambally Chengalaraya Reddy    (s.a.)
                             (2nd time)
 
 8 Mar 1971 - 14 Oct 1977  Satya Narayan Sinha                (b. 1900 - d. 1983)

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 - 26 May 1981  Bhagwat Dayal Sharma (1st time)    (b. 1918 - d. 1993)
26 May 1981 -  7 Sep 1981  Guru Prasanna Singh (1st time)     (b. 1922)
                             (acting) 

 7 Sep 1981 - 21 Sep 1983
  Bhagwat Dayal Sharma (2nd time)    (s.a.)
21 Sep 1983 -  7 Oct 1983  Guru Prasanna Singh (2nd time)     (s.a.)
                             (acting) 
 8 Oct 1983 - 15 May 1984  Bhagwat Dayal Sharma (3rd time)    (s.a.)
15 May 1984 -  1 Dec 1987  Kizhekethil Mathew Chandy          (b. 1920 - d. 1998)
                             (1st time)

 1 Dec 1987 - 29 Dec 1987  Narayan Dutta Ojha (acting)        (b. 1926)  
30 Dec 1987 - 31 Mar 1989  Kizhekethil Mathew Chandy          (s.a.)
                             (2nd time)

31 Mar 1989 -  6 Feb 1990  Sarla 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 (acting)        (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)  INC
 1 Jan 1957 - 31 Jan 1957  Bhagwantrao Mandloi (1st time)     (b. 1892 - d. 1977)  INC
31 Jan 1957 - 11 Mar 1962  Kailash Nathi Katju                (b. 1887 - d. 1968)  INC
11 Mar 1962 - 30 Sep 1963  Bhagwantrao Mandloi (2nd time)     (s.a.)               INC
30 Sep 1963 - 30 Jul 1967  Dwarka Prasad Mishra               (b. 1901 - d. 1988)  INC
30 Jul 1967 - 13 Mar 1969  Govind Narayan Singh               (b. 1920 - d. 2005)  INC
13 Mar 1969 - 26 Mar 1969  Raja Naresh Chandra Singh          (b. 1908 - d. 1987)  INC
26 Mar 1969 - 29 Jan 1972  Shyama Charan Shukla (1st time)    (b. 1925 - d. 2007)  INC
29 Jan 1972 - 23 Dec 1975  Prakash Chandra Sethi              (b. 1920 - d. 1996)  INC
23 Dec 1975 - 29 Apr 1977  Shyama Charan Shukla (2nd time)    (s.a.)               INC
29 Apr 1977 - 26 Jun 1977  President's rule
26 Jun 1977 - 18 Jan 1978  Kailash Chandra Joshi              (b. 1929)            JP
18 Jan 1978 - 20 Jan 1980  Virendra Kumar Sakhlecha           (b. 1930 - d. 1999)  JP
20 Jan 1980 - 17 Feb 1980  Sunderlal Patwa (1st time)         (b. 1925)            JP
17 Feb 1980 -  9 Jun 1980  President's rule
 9 Jun 1980 - 14 Mar 1985  Arjun Singh (1st time)             (b. 1930 - d. 2011)  INC-I
14 Mar 1985 - 14 Feb 1988  Motilal Vora (1st time)            (b. 1928)            INC
14 Feb 1988 - 25 Jan 1989  Arjun Singh (2nd time)             (s.a.)               INC-I
25 Jan 1989 -  9 Dec 1989  Motilal Vora (2nd time)            (s.a.)               INC
 9 Dec 1989 -  5 Mar 1990  Shyama Charan Shukla (3rd time)    (s.a.)               INC
 5 Mar 1990 - 15 Dec 1992  Sunderlal Patwa (2nd time)         (s.a.)               BJP
15 Dec 1992 -  7 Dec 1993  President's rule
 7 Dec 1993 -  8 Dec 2003  Digvijay Singh                     (b. 1947)            INC
 8 Dec 2003 - 23 Aug 2004  Uma Bharti (f)                     (b. 1959)            BJP
23 Aug 2004 - 29 Nov 2005  Babulal Gaur                       (b. 1930)            BJP
29 Nov 2005 -              Shivraj Singh Chauhan              (b. 1959)            BJP


Madhya Bharat

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


Bhopal

 1 Jun 1949                State
 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)
Jan 1949 - Mar 1952        President's rule
Chief minister

Mar 1952 -  1 Nov 1956     Shankar Dayal Sharma               (b. 1918 - d. 1999)  INC


Vindhya Pradesh

1948                       State 
 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
Apr 1948 - Apr 1949        Awadesh Pratap Singh               (b. 1888 - d. 1987)  INC
Apr 1949 - 13 Mar 1952     President's rule
Chief minister
13 Mar 1952 - 31 Oct 1956  Shambhunath Shukla                 (b. 1903 - d. ....)  INC



Maharashtra

[Maharashtra
                government flag (India)]

15 Aug 1947                Bombay province
26 Jan 1950                State
 1 May 1960                Divided into Maharashtra and Gujarat.

Governors
15 Aug 1947 -  6 Jan 1948  Sir David John Colville,           (b. 1894 - d. 1954)
                             Baron Clydesmuir
Jan 1948 - 30 May 1952     Raja Sir 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        (b. 1882 - d. 1968)
                             (1st time)
 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)          (b. 1900 - d. 1990)
                             (1st time)      
 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        (s.a.)
                             (2nd time)
14 Nov 1964 -  9 Nov 1969  P.V. Cherian                       (b. 1893 - d. 1969)
 9 Nov 1969 - 26 Feb 1970  Sohrab Pashotan Kotval
26 Feb 1970 - 11 Dec 1976  Ali Yavar Jung Bahadur             (b. 1905 - d. 1976)
12 Dec 1976 - 30 Apr 1977  Ramanlal Maneklal Kantawala        (b. 1916 - d. 1992)
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  Sharadchandra Krishnaprasad Desai  (b. 1928)
 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. Cherian Alexander               (b. 1921 - d. 2011)
13 Jul 2002 - 10 Oct 2002  C.K. Thakkar (acting)              (b. 1943)
10 Oct 2002 -  6 Dec 2004  Mohammad Fazal                     (b. 1922 - d. 2014)
 6 Dec 2004 -  9 Mar 2008  S.M. Krishna                       (b. 1932)
 9 Mar 2008 - 22 Jan 2010  S.
Chubatoshi Jamir                (b. 1931)
22 Jan 2010 - 24 Aug 2014  K. Sankaranarayanan                (b. 1932)
24 Aug 2014 - 30 Aug 2014  Om Prakash Kohli                   (b. 1935)
30 Aug 2014 -              C. Vidyasagar Rao                  (b. 1942)

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



Manipur

[Manipur government flag
                (India)]

15 Oct 1949                State
 1 Nov 1956                Union territory
21 Jan 1972                State

Chief commissioners
15 Oct 1949 - 18 Oct 1949  Rawal Amar Singh
18 Oct 1949 -  6 Apr 1951  Himmat Singh K. Maheswari
 6 Apr 1951 - 22 Sep 1952  Edward Penderel Moon               (b. 1905 – d. 1987)
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 - 19 Dec 1969  Baleshwar Prasad                   (b. 1914 - d. 1996)
Lieutenant governors
19 Dec 1969 - Jan 1970     Baleshwar Prasad                   (s.a.)
Jan 1970 - 21 Jan 1972     Dalip Rai Kohli                    (b. 1919 - d. 2007)
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 -  2 Jun 1984  Saiyid Muzaffar Husain Burney      (b. 1923 - d. 2014)
 2 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 Prakash 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 - 15 Sep 2014  Vinod Kumar Duggal                 (b. 1944)
15 Sep 2014 -              Krishan Kant Paul                  (b. 1948)


Chief ministers

 1 Jul 1963 - 12 Jan 1967  Mairembam Koireng Singh (1st time)  (b. 1915 - d. 1994)  INC
12 Jan 1967 - 20 Mar 1968  President's rule
20 Mar 1967 -  4 Oct 1967  Mairembam Koireng Singh (2nd time)  (s.a.)               INC
13 Oct 1967 - 25 Oct 1967  Longjam Thambou Singh                                    MUF
25 Oct 1967 - 19 Feb 1968  President's rule
19 Feb 1968 - 17 Oct 1969  Mairembam Koireng Singh (3rd time)  (s.a.)               INC
17 Oct 1969 - 23 Mar 1972  President's rule
23 Mar 1972 - 28 Mar 1973  Mohammed Alimuddin (1st time)                            MPP
28 Mar 1973 -  4 Mar 1974  President's rule
 4 Mar 1974 - 10 Jul 1974  Mohammed Alimuddin (2nd time)                            MPP
10 Jul 1974 -  6 Dec 1974  Yangmasho Shaiza (1st time)         (b. 1923 - d. 1984)  MHU
 6 Dec 1974 - 16 May 1977  Raj Kumar Dorendra Singh (1st time) (b. 1934)            INC
16 May 1977 - 29 Jun 1977  President's rule
29 Jun 1977 - 14 Nov 1979  Yangmasho Shaiza (2nd time)         (s.a.)               JP
14 Nov 1979 - 14 Jan 1980  President's rule
14 Jan 1980 - 27 Nov 1980  Raj Kumar Dorendra Singh (2nd time) (s.a.)               INC
27 Nov 1980 - 28 Feb 1981  Rishang Keishing (1st time)         (b. 1920)            INC
28 Feb 1981 - 19 Jun 1981  President's rule
19 Jun 1981 -  4 Mar 1988  Rishang Keishing (2nd time)         (s.a.)               INC-I
 4 Mar 1988 - 23 Feb 1990  R.K. Jaichandra Singh               (b. 1942 - d. 1994)  INC
23 Feb 1990 -  7 Jan 1992  Raj Kumar Ranbir Singh              (b. 1929? - d. 2006) MPP
 7 Jun 1992 -  8 Apr 1992  President's rule
 8 Apr 1992 - 31 Dec 1993  Raj Kumar Dorendra Singh (3rd time) (s.a.)               INC
31 Dec 1993 - 14 Dec 1994  President's rule

14 Dec 1994 - 16 Dec 1997  Rishang Keishing (3rd time)         (s.a.)               INC
16 Dec 1997 - 15 Feb 2001  Wahengbam Nipamacha Singh           (b. 1930 - d. 2012)  MSCP
15 Feb 2001 -  2 Jun 2001  Radhabinod Koijam                   (b. 1943)            SmP
 2 Jun 2001 -  7 Mar 2002  President's rule
 7 Mar 2002 -              Okram Ibobi Singh                   (b. 1948)            INC



Meghalaya

[Meghalaya government
                flag (India)]

 2 Apr 1970                Meghalaya Autonomous State within Assam.
21 Jan 1972                Separate state of Meghalaya.

Governors
 2 Apr 1970 - 18 Sep 1973  Braj Kumar Nehru                   (b. 1909 - d. 2001)
19 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                (b. 1922)
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. 1920 - d. 2014)
19 Jun 1995 - 12 Apr 2007  M.M. Jacob                         (b. 1928)
12 Apr 2007 - 29 Oct 2007  Banwari Lal 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)APHLC;1976 INC
10 Mar 1978 -  7 May 1979  Darwin Diengdoh Pugh               (b. 1927 - d. 2008)  APHLC
 7 May 1979 -  7 May 1981  Brighton Buhai Lyngdoh (1st time)  (b. 1922 - d. 2003)  APHLC
 7 May 1981 -  2 Mar 1983  Williamson A. Sangma (2nd time)    (s.a.)               INC
 2 Mar 1983 -  2 Apr 1983  Brington Buhai Lyngdoh (2nd time)  (s.a.)               APHLC
 2 Apr 1983 -  6 Feb 1988  Williamson A. Sangma (3rd time)    (s.a.)               INC
 6 Feb 1988 - 26 Mar 1990  Purno Agitok Sangma                (b. 1947)            INC
26 Mar 1990 - 11 Oct 1991  Brington Buhai Lyngdoh (3rd time)  (s.a.)               HPU
11 Oct 1991 -  5 Feb 1992  President's rule
 5 Feb 1992 - 19 Feb 1993  D.D. Lapang (1st time)             (b. 1934)            INC
19 Feb 1993 - 10 Mar 1998  Salseng C. Marak                   (b. 1941?)           INC
10 Mar 1998 -  8 Mar 2000  Brington Buhai Lyngdoh (4th time)  (s.a.)               UDP
 8 Mar 2000 -  8 Dec 2001  E.K. Mawlong                       (b. 1946 - d. 2008)  UDP
 8 Dec 2001 -  4 Mar 2003  Flinder Anderson Khonglam          (b. 1945)            Non-party
 4 Mar 2003 - 15 Jun 2006  D.D. Lapang (2nd time)             (s.a.)               INC
15 Jun 2006 - 10 Mar 2007  J. Dringwell Rymbai                (b. 1934)            INC
10 Mar 2007 - 19 Mar 2008  D.D. Lapang (3rd time)             (s.a.
)               INC
19 Mar 2008 - 19 Mar 2009  Donkupar Roy                       (b. 1954)            UDP
19 Mar 2009 - 13 May 2009
  President's rule
13 May 2009 -
20 Apr 2010  D.D. Lapang (4th time)             (s.a.)               INC
20 Apr 2010 -              Mukul M. Sangma                    (b. 1965)            INC



Mizoram

[Mizoram government flag
                (India)]

21 Jan 1972                Mizoram Union territory created from part of Assam.
20 Feb 1987                Mizoram state

Chief commissioner
21 Jan 1972 - 24 Apr 1972  S.J. Das
Lieutenant governors
24 Apr 1972 - 12 Jun 1974  Shanti Priya Mukherjee
13 Jun 1974 - 26 Sep 1977  S.K. Chhibbar                      (b. 1920)
27 Sep 1977 - 15 Apr 1981  Mohan Prakash Mathur               (b. 1908)
16 Apr 1981 -  9 Aug 1983  Sourendra Nath Kohli               (b. 1916)
10 Aug 1983 - 10 Dec 1986  Mari Shankar Dhubey                (b. 1926)
11 Dec 1986 - 19 Feb 1987  Hiteshwar Saikia                   (b. 1934 - d. 1996)
Governors
20 Feb 1987 - 30 Apr 1989  Hiteshwar Saikia                   (s.a.)
 1 May 1989 - 20 Jul 1989  K.V. Krishna Rao                   (b. 1923)
21 Jul 1989 -  7 Feb 1990  Williamson A. Sangma               (b. 1919 - d. 1990)
 8 Feb 1990 - 10 Feb 1993  Swaraj Kaushal                     (b. 1952)
10 Feb 1993 - 13 Jan 1998  Paty Ripple Kyndiah                (b. 1928)
14 Jan 1998 - 28 Jan 1998  Siddheshwas Prasad                 (b. 1929)
29 Jan 1998 -  1 May 1998  Arun Prasad Mukherjee
 2 May 1998 - 30 Nov 2000  Anandam Padmanabhan                (b. 1928)
 1 Dec 2000 - 17 May 2001  Ved Prakash Marwah                 (b. 1932)
18 May 2001 - 24 Jul 2006  Amolak Rattan Kohli                (b. 1942)
25 Jul 2006 -  2 Sep 2011  M.M. Lakhera                       (b. 1937)
 2 Sep 2011 -  6 Jul 2014  Vakkom Purushothaman               (b. 1928)
 9 Jul 2014 -  8 Aug 2014  Kamla Beniwal (f)                  (b. 1927)
 8 Aug 2014 - 16 Sep 2014  Vinod Kumar Duggal                 (b. 1944)

16 Sep 2014 -              Krishan Kant Paul                  (b. 1948)

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



Nagaland

[Nagaland government flag
                (India)]

14 Aug 1947                Naga declare independence from Britain (not recognized).
22 Mar 1956                Secession from India declared by Naga rebels as People's Sovereign
                             Republic of Free Nagaland (not recognized).

18 Feb 1961                Nagaland interim body established by the Nagaland transitional
                             provision regulation.
 1 Dec 1963                Nagaland state created from part of
Assam.

Chairmen of the Nagaland Interim Body
18 Feb 1961 - 24 Aug 1961  Imkongliba Ao                      (b. 1903 - d. 1961)
22 Sep 1961 - 30 Nov 1963
  T.N. Angami                        (b. 1913 - d. ....)
Governors

 1 Dec 1963 - 16 Apr 1968  Vishnu Sahay                       (b. 1901 - d. 1989)
17 Apr 1968 - 18 Sep 1973  Braj Kumar Nehru                   (b. 1909 - d. 2001)
19 Sep 1973 -  9 Aug 1981  Lallan Prasad Singh                (b. 1912 - d. 1998)
10 Aug 1981 - 12 Jun 1984  Saiyid Muzaffar Husain Burney      (b. 1923 - d. 2014)
13 Jun 1984 - 19 Jul 1989  K.V. Krishna Rao                   (b. 1923)
20 Jul 1989 -  3 May 1990  Gopal Singh                        (b. 1917 - d. 1990)
 4 May 1990 -  9 May 1990  Chintamani Panigrahi               (b. 1922 - d. 2000)
 9 May 1990 - 12 Apr 1992  M.M. Thomas                        (b. 1916 - d. 1996)
13 Apr 1992 -  1 Oct 1993  Lok Nath Mishra                    (b. 1922 - d. 2009)
 2 Oct 1993 -  4 Aug 1994  V.K. Nayar
 5 Aug 1994 - 11 Nov 1996  Oudh Narain Shrivastava
12 Nov 1996 - 27 Jan 2002  Om Prakash Sharma                  (b. 1937)
28 Jan 2002 -  2 Feb 2007  Shyamal Datta                      (b. 1941)
 2 Feb 2007 -  4 Feb 2007  K. Wilson 
 4 Feb 2007 - 28 Jul 2009  K. Sankaranarayanan                (b. 1932)
28 Jul 2009 - 14 Oct 2009  Gurbachan Jagat                    (b. 1942)
15 Oct 2009 - 20 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 Executive Councillor

18 Feb 1961 - 30 Nov 1963
  Shilu Ao                           (b. 1916 - d. 1988)  NNO
Chief ministers
 1 Dec 1963 - 14 Aug 1966  Shilu Ao                           (s.a.)               NNO
14 Aug 1966 - 22 Feb 1969  T.N. Angami                        (s.a.)               NNO
22 Feb 1969 - 26 Feb 1974  Hokishe Sema (1st time)            (b. 1921 - d. 2007)  NNO
26 Feb 1974 - 10 Mar 1975  Vizol Angami (1st time)            (b. 1916 - d. 2008)  UDF
10 Mar 1975 - 20 Mar 1975  John Sosco Jasokie (1st time)      (b. 1925 - d. 2005)  NNDP
20 Mar 1975 - 25 Nov 1977  President's rule
25 Nov 1977 - 18 Apr 1980  Vizol Angami (2nd time)            (s.a.)               UDF
18 Apr 1980 -  5 Jun 1980  S. Chubatoshi Jamir (1st time)     (b. 1931)            UDF-P
 5 Jun 1980 - 18 Nov 1982  John Sosco Jasokie (2nd time)      (s.a.)               NNDP
18 Nov 1982 - 28 Oct 1986  S. Chubatoshi Jamir (2nd time)     (s.a.)               UDF-P
29 Oct 1986 -  7 Aug 1988  Hokishe Sema (2nd time)            (s.a.)               INC-I
 7 Aug 1988 - 25 Jan 1989  President's rule
25 Jan 1989 - 15 May 1990  S. Chubatoshi Jamir (2nd time)     (s.a.)               INC-I
16 May 1990 - 19 Jun 1990  K.L. Chishi                        (b. 1944?)           INC
19 Jun 1990 -  2 Apr 1992  Vamuzo Phesao                      (b. 1938 - d. 2000)  NPC
 2 Apr 1992 - 22 Feb 1993  President's rule
22 Feb 1993 -  6 Mar 2003  S. Chubatoshi Jamir (3rd time)     (s.a.)               INC 
 6 Mar 2003 -  3 Jan 2008  Neiphiu Rio (1st time)             (b. 1950)            NPF
 3 Jan 2008 - 12 Mar 2008  President's rule
12 Mar 2008 - 24 May 2014 
Neiphiu Rio (2nd time)             (s.a.)               NPF
24 May 2014 -              T.R. Zeliang                       (b. 1952)            NPF


[Nagaland separatist flag]
      Adopted 14 Aug 1947

Presidents of the Naga National Council (in rebellion)
 2 Feb 1946 – 1947         T. Aliba Imti                      (b. 1919)   
1947 - 1948                Mhondamo Kithan
1948 - Nov 1949           
Visar Angami
Nov 1949 - May 1956        Angami Zapu Phizo                  (b. 1903 - d. 1990) 



Odisha

[Orissa government flag
                (India)]

15 Aug 1947                Orissa Province
26 Jan 1950                Orissa State
 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. 19..)
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)       (b. 1913 - d. 2009)
                             (acting)
 8 Nov 1972 - 20 Aug 1974  Basappa Danappa Jatti              (b. 1912 - d. 2002)
21 Aug 1974 - 25 Oct 1974  Gatikrisina Misra (2nd time)       (s.a.)
                             (acting)
25 Oct 1974 - 17 Apr 1976  Akbar Ali Khan                     (b. 1899 - d. 1994)
17 Apr 1976 -  7 Feb 1977  Shiv Narain Sankar (acting)        (b. 1915)
 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 - 30 Jan 1997  Gopala Ramanujam (1st time)        (b. 1915 - d. 2001)
31 Jan 1997 - 12 Feb 1997  K.V. Raghunatha Reddy (1st time)   (b. 1927)
13 Feb 1997 - 13 Dec 1997  Gopala Ramanujam (2nd time)        (s.a.)
13 Dec 1997 - 27 Apr 1998  K.V. Raghunatha Reddy (2nd time)   (s.a.)

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  Harekrishna Mahatab (1st time)     (b. 1899 - d. 1987)  INC
12 May 1950 - 15 Oct 1956  Nabakrushna Choudhury              (b. 1901 - d. 1984)  INC
15 Oct 1956 - 25 Feb 1961  Harekrishna Mahatab (2nd time)     (s.a.)               INC
25 Feb 1961 - 16 Jun 1961  President's rule
16 Jun 1961 -  2 Oct 1962  Bijayananda Patnaik (1st time)     (b. 1916 - d. 1997)  INC
 2 Oct 1962 - 21 Feb 1965  Biren Mitra                        (b. 1917 - d. 1978)  INC
21 Feb 1965 -  8 Mar 1967  Sadasiva Tripathy                  (b. 1910 - d. 1980)  INC
 8 Mar 1967 - 11 Jan 1971  Rajendra Narayana Singh Deo        (b. 1912 - d. 1975)  SwP
11 Jan 1971 -  3 Apr 1971  President's rule
 3 Apr 1971 - 14 Jun 1972  Biswanath Das                      (b. 1889 - d. 1984)  Non-party
14 Jun 1972 -  3 Mar 1973  Nandini Satpathy (f) (1st time)    (b. 1931 - d. 2006)  INC
 3 Mar 1973 -  6 Mar 1974  President's rule
 6 Mar 1974 - 16 Dec 1976  Nandini Satpathy (f) (2nd time)    (s.a.)               INC
16 Dec 1976 - 29 Dec 1976  President's rule
29 Dec 1976 - 25 Jun 1977  Binayak Acharya                    (b. 1918 - d. 1983)  INC
25 Jun 1977 - 17 Feb 1980  Nilamoni Routray                   (b. 1920 - d. 2004)  JP
17 Feb 1980 -  9 Jun 1980  President's rule
 9 Jun 1980 -  7 Dec 1989  Janaki Ballabh Patnaik (1st time)  (b. 1927)            INC-I
 7 Dec 1989 -  5 Mar 1990  Hemananda Biswal (1st time)        (b. 1939)            INC-I
 5 Mar 1990 - 15 Mar 1995  Bijayananda Patnaik (2nd time)     (s.a.)               JD
15 Mar 1995 - 15 Feb 1999  Janaki Ballabh Patnaik (2nd time)  (s.a.)               INC
15 Feb 1999 -  6 Dec 1999  Giridhar Gamango                   (b. 1943)            INC
 6 Dec 1999 -  5 Mar 2000  Hemananda Biswal (2nd time)        (s.a.)               INC
 5 Mar 2000 -              Naveen Patnaik                     (b. 1946)            BJD



Puducherry (Pondicherry)

[Puducherry government
                flag (India)]

13 Jun 1954                Yanaon taken by Indian military police.
15 Jul 1954                Mahé taken by pro-Indian groups.
 1 Nov 1954                Remaining territories (Pondichéry and Karikal) transferred
                             to India de facto.
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 - d. 1991)
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                  (b. 1915)
Lieutenant governors
14 Oct 1963 - 14 Oct 1968  Sayaji Laxman Silam                (b. 1896 - d. 19..)
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 Tukaram Kulkarni (1st time) (b. 1909 - d. 1988)
 8 Jul 1978 - 22 Jul 1978  Prabhudas Balubhai Patwari         (b. 1909 – d. 1985) 
22 Jul 1978 -  1 Nov 1980  Bidesh Tukaram Kulkarni (2nd time) (s.a.)
 1 Nov 1980 - 16 Apr 1981  Ram Kishore Vyas                   (b. 1908 - d. 1981)

16 Apr 1981 - 27 Jul 1981  Sadiq Ali                          (b. 1910 - d. 2001)
27 Jul 1981 - 15 May 1982  Ramdas Narayan 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      (b. 1923)
22 Jun 1988 - 19 Feb 1990  Ranjit Singh Dayal                 (b. 1928 - d. 2012)
19 Feb 1990 - 19 Dec 1990  Chandrawati (f)                    (b. 1928)
19 Dec 1990 -  6 Feb 1993  Har Swarup Singh                   (b. 1933)
 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. 1954)
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 -Administrator(b. 1925)
27 Jul 2009 - 10 Jul 2013  Iqbal Singh                        (b. 1945)
10 Jul 2013 - 17 Jul 2014  Virendra Kataria                   (b. 1933?)
17 Jul 2014 -              Ajay Kumar Singh


Chief counsellors

1955 - 13 Jan 1956         Maurice Paquirissamypoullé         (b. 1906 - d. 1956
)  INC
20 Apr 1956 - 1959?        Edouard Goubert                    (b. 1894 - d. 1979)  INC
Aug 1959 - 1963?           V. Venkatasubha Reddiar            (d. 1981)            INC
Chief ministers
 1 Jul 1963 - 11 Sep 1964  Edouard Goubert                    (s.a.)               INC
11 Sep 1964 -  9 Apr 1967  V. Venkatasubha Reddiar (1st time) (s.a.)               INC
 9 Apr 1967 -  6 Mar 1968  M.O. Hasan Farook Maricar          (b. 1937 - d. 2012)  INC
                             (1st time)
 6 Mar 1968 - 18 Sep 1968  V. Venkatasubha Reddiar (2nd time) (s.a.)               INC
18 Sep 1968 - 17 Mar 1969  President's rule
17 Mar 1969 -  3 Jan 1974  M.O. Hasan Farook Maricar          (s.a.)               DMK
                             (2nd time) 
 6 Mar 1974 - 28 Mar 1974  Subramanyan Ramaswamy (1st time)                        AIADMK
28 Mar 1974 -  2 Jul 1977  President's rule
 2 Jul 1977 - 12 Nov 1978  Subramanyan Ramaswamy (2nd time)                        AIADMK
12 Nov 1978 - 16 Jan 1980  President's rule
16 Jan 1980 - 24 Jun 1983  M.D.R. Ramachandran (1st time)                          DMK
24 Jun 1983 - 16 Mar 1985  President's rule
16 Mar 1985 - 19 Jan 1989  M.O. Hasan Farook Maricar          (s.a.)               INC-I
                            (3rd time) 
19 Jan 1989 -  5 Mar 1990  President's rule
 5 Mar 1990 - 12 Jan 1991  M.D.R. Ramachandran (2nd time)                          DMK
12 Jan 1991 -  4 Jul 1991  President's rule
 4 Jul 1991 - 14 May 1996  V. Vaithilingam (1st time)         (b. 1950)            INC
14 May 1996 - 26 May 1996  President's rule
26 May 1996 - 18 Mar 2000  R.V. Janakiraman                                        DMK
22 Mar 2000 - 27 Oct 2001  P. Shanmugam                       (b. 1927 - d. 2013)  INC
27 Oct 2001 -  4 Sep 2008  N. Rangaswamy (1st time)           (b. 1950)            INC
 4 Sep 2008 - 16 May 2011  V. Vaithilingam (2nd time)         (s.a.)               INC
16 May 2011 -              N. Rangasamy (2nd time)            (s.a.)               AINRC



Punjab

[Punjab government flag
                (India)]

15 Aug 1947                Province
26 Jan 1950                State

Governors
15 Aug 1947 - 11 Mar 1953  Sir Chandulal Madhavlal Trivedi    (b. 1893 - d. 1981)
11 Mar 1953 - 15 Sep 1958  Sir Chandeshwar Prasad Narayan     (b. 1901 - d. 1993)
                             Singh

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. 1983)
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. 1917)
 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  Jack Frederick Ralph Jacob         (b. 1921)
 8 May 2003 -  3 Nov 2004  Om Prakash Verma                   (b. 1937)
 3 Nov 2004 - 16 Nov 2004  Akhlaqur Rahman Kidwai             (b. 1920)
16 Nov 2004 - 22 Jan 2010  S.F. Rodrigues                     (b. 1933)
22 Jan 2010 -              Shivraj Vishwanath Patil           (b. 1935)

 

Chief ministers
15 Aug 1947 - 13 Apr 1949  Gopichand Bhargava (1st time)      (b. 1890 - d. 1966)  INC
13 Apr 1949 - 18 Oct 1949  Bhim Sen Sachar (1st time)         (b. 1893 - d. 1978)  INC
18 Oct 1949 - 20 Jun 1951  Gopichand Bhargava (2nd time)      (s.a.)               INC
20 Jun 1952 - 17 Apr 1952  President's rule
17 Apr 1952 - 23 Jan 1956  Bhim Sen Sachar (2nd time)         (s.a.)               INC
23 Jan 1956 - 21 Jun 1964  Sardar Pratap Singh Kairon         (b. 1910 - d. 1965)  INC
21 Jun 1964 -  5 Jul 1966  Ram Kishan                                              INC
 5 Jul 1966 -  1 Nov 1966  President's rule
 1 Nov 1966 -  8 Mar 1967  Gurumukh Singh Musafir             (b. 1899 - d. 1976)  INC
 8 Mar 1967 - 25 Nov 1967  Sardar Gurinam Singh (1st time)    (b. 1899 - d. 1973)  SAD
25 Nov 1967 - 23 Aug 1968  Sardar Lachhman Singh Gill         (b. 1917 - d. 1969)  SAD
23 Aug 1968 - 17 Feb 1969  President's rule
17 Feb 1969 - 27 Mar 1970  Sardar Gurinam Singh (2nd time)    (s.a.)               SAD
27 Mar 1970 - 14 Jun 1971  Prakash Singh Badal (1st time)     (b. 1927)            SAD
14 Jun 1971 - 17 Mar 1972  President's rule
17 Mar 1972 - 30 Apr 1977  Zail Singh                         (b. 1916 - d. 1994)  INC
30 Apr 1977 - 20 Jun 1977  President's rule
20 Jun 1977 - 17 Feb 1980  Prakash Singh Badal (2nd time)     (s.a.)               SAD
17 Feb 1980 -  7 Jun 1980  President's rule
 7 Jun 1980 -  6 Oct 1983  Darbara Singh                      (b. 1916 - d. 1990)  INC-I
 6 Oct 1983 - 29 Sep 1985  President's rule
29 Sep 1985 - 11 May 1987  Surjit Singh Barnala               (b. 1925)            SAD
11 May 1987 - 25 Feb 1992  President's rule
25 Feb 1992 - 31 Aug 1995  Beant Singh                        (b. 1922 - d. 1995)  INC
31 Aug 1995 - 21 Nov 1996  Harcharan Singh Brar               (b. 1922 - d. 2009)  INC
21 Nov 1996 - 12 Feb 1997  Rajinder Kaur Bhattal (f)          (b. 1945)            INC
12 Feb 1997 - 27 Feb 2002  Prakash Singh Badal (3rd time)     (s.a.)               SAD
27 Feb 2002 -  2 Mar 2007  Amarinder Singh                    (b. 1942)            INC
 2 Mar 2007 -              
Prakash Singh Badal (4th time)     (s.a.)               SAD


[Khalistan,
                  Sikh separatists flag]
    Khalistan
Separatist Flag

President of "Republic of Khalistan"
13 Jun 1984 -  3 Apr 2007  Jagit Singh Chauhan                (b. 1927 - d. 2007)

                             (in London, U.K. exile to 26 Jun 2001)


Patiala and East Punjab States Union (PEPSU)

15 Jul 1948                State
 1 Nov 1956                Part of Punjab.

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

Premiers
22 Aug 1948 - 23 May 1951  Sardar Gian Singh Rarewala         (b. 1901 - d. 1979)  Non-party
23 May 1951 - 22 Apr 1952  Sardar Raghbir Singh               (b. 1894 - d. 1955)  INC
Chief ministers
22 Apr 1952 -  5 Mar 1953  Sardar Gian Singh Rarewala         (s.a.)               UF
 5 Mar 1953 -  8 Mar 1953  President's rule
 8 Mar 1954 -  7 Jan 1955  Sardar Raghbir Singh               (s.a.)               INC

12 Jan 1955 - 31 Oct 1956  Brish Bhan                         (b. 1908 - d. 1988)  INC



Rajasthan

[Rajasthan government
                flag (India)]

25 Mar 1948                Rajasthan
18 Apr 1948                United States of Rajasthan
15 May 1949                United States of Greater Rajasthan
 1 Nov 1956                Rajasthan

Rajpramukhs
25 Mar 1948 - 18 Apr 1948  Bhim Singh II                      (b. 1909 - d. 1991)
18 Apr 1948 -  1 Apr 1949  Sir Bhopal Singh                   (b. 1884 - d. 1955)
Maharajpramukh
 1 Apr 1949 -  4 Jul 1955  Sir Bhopal Singh                   (s.a.)
Governors
 1 Nov 1956 - 16 Apr 1962  Gurumukh Nihal Singh               (b. 1895 - d. 1969)
16 Apr 1962 - 16 Apr 1967  Sampurnanand                       (b. 1891 - d. 1969)
16 Apr 1967 - 19 Nov 1970  Sardar Hukam Singh (1st time)      (b. 1895 - d. 1983)
20 Nov 1970 - 23 Dec 1970  Jagat Narayan
24 Dec 1970 - 30 Jun 1972 
Sardar Hukam Singh (2nd time)      (s.a.)
 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 Jan 1985  Om Prakash Mehra (1st time)        (b. 1919)
 5 Jan 1985 - 31 Jan 1985  Pradyot Kumar Banerjee
 1 Feb 1985 -  3 Nov 1985  Om Prakash Mehra (2nd time)        (s.a.)
 4 Nov 1985 - 19 Nov 1985  Dwarka Prasad Gupta                (b. 1926)
20 Nov 1985 - 15 Oct 1987  Vasantrao Patil                    (b. 1917 - d. 1989)

15 Oct 1987 - 19 Feb 1988  Jagdish Sharan Verma (1st time)    (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  Akhlaqur Rahman Kidwai             (b. 1920)
 6 Sep 2007 -  1 Dec 2009  Shilendra Kumar 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 Vishwanath Patil           (b. 1935)
12 May 2012 -  8 Aug 2014  Margaret Alva (f)                  (b. 1942)
 8 Aug 2014 -  4 Sep 2014  Ram Naik                           (b. 1934)
 4 Sep 2014 -              Kalyan Singh                       (b. 1932)
 

Chief ministers
25 Mar 1948 - 18 Apr 1948  Gokul Lal Asawa                                         INC
18 Apr 1948 -  7 Apr 1949  Manikya Lal Verma                  (b. 1897 - d. 1969)  Non-party
 7 Apr 1949 -  5 Jan 1951  Hiralal Shastri                    (b. 1899 - d. 1974)  INC
 6 Jan 1951 - 26 Apr 1951  Cadambi Seshachar Venkatachari     (b. 1899 - d. ....)  INC 
                             (acting) 
26 Apr 1951 -  3 Mar 1952  Jai Narayan Vyas (1st time)        (b. 1899 - d. 1963)  INC
 3 Mar 1952 -  1 Nov 1952  Tikaram Palliwal                   (b. 1907)            INC
 1 Nov 1952 - 13 Nov 1954  Jai Narayan Vyas (2nd time)        (s.a.)               INC
13 Nov 1954 - 13 Mar 1967  Mohan Lal Sukhadia (1st time)      (b. 1916 - d. 1982)  INC
13 Mar 1967 - 26 Apr 1967  President's rule
26 Apr 1967 -  9 Jul 1971  Mohan Lal Sukhadia (2nd time)      (s.a.)               INC
 9 Jul 1971 - 11 Oct 1973  Barkatullah Khan                   (b. 1920 - d. 1973)  INC
11 Oct 1973 - 23 Oct 1973  President's rule
23 Oct 1973 - 22 Jun 1977  Harideo Joshi (1st time)           (b. 1921 - d. 1995)  INC
22 Jun 1977 - 16 Feb 1980  Bhairon Singh Shekhawat (1st time) (b. 1923 - d. 2010)  JP
16 Feb 1980 -  6 Jun 1980  President's rule
 6 Jun 1980 - 14 Jul 1981  Jagannath Pahadia                  (b. 1932)            INC-I
14 Jul 1981 - 23 Feb 1985  Shiv Charan Mathur (1st time)      (b. 1926 - d. 2009)  INC-I
23 Feb 1985 - 10 Mar 1985  Heera Lal Devpura                  (b. 1925 - d. 2004)  INC
10 Mar 1985 - 20 Jan 1988  Harideo Joshi (2nd time)           (s.a.)               INC
20 Jan 1988 -  4 Dec 1989  Shiv Charan Mathur (2nd time)      (s.a.)               INC-I
 4 Dec 1989 -  4 Mar 1990  Harideo Joshi (3rd time)           (s.a.)               INC
 4 Mar 1990 - 15 Dec 1992  Bhairon Singh Shekhawat (2nd time) (s.a.)               BJP
15 Dec 1992 -  4 Dec 1993  President's rule
 4 Dec 1993 -  1 Dec 1998  Bhairon Singh Shekhawat (3rd time) (s.a.)               BJP
 1 Dec 1998 -  8 Dec 2003  Ashok Gehlot (1st time)            (b. 1951)            INC
 8 Dec 2003 - 13 Dec 2008  Vasundhara Raje (f)(1st time)      (b. 1953)            BJP
13 Dec 2008 - 13 Dec 2013 
Ashok Gehlot (2nd time)            (s.a.)               INC
13 Dec 2013 -              Vasundhara Raje (f) (2nd time)     (s.a.)               BJP     


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                                              INC?


Ajmer

15 Aug 1947                Ajmer-Merwara province
26 Jan 1950                Ajmer 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                 (b. 1892 - d. 1972)  INC



Sikkim

[Sikkim government flag
                (India)]

16 May 1975                State of Sikkim

Governors
16 May 1975 - 10 Jan 1981  Bipen Bihari Lal                   (b. 1917 - d. 2008)
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  Radhakrishnan Tahiliani            (b. 1930)
21 Sep 1994 - 12 Nov 1995  Punjala 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 - 12 Jul 2006  V. Rama Rao (1st time)             (b. 1935)
13 Jul 2006 - 12 Aug 2006  Ramkrishnan Suryabhan Gavai        (b. 1929)
                             (acting)
13 Aug 2006 - 25 Oct 2007  V. Rama Rao (2nd time)             (s.a.)            
25 Oct 2007 -  9 Jul 2008  Sudarshan Agarwal                  (b. 1931)
 9 Jul 2008 - 20 Jul 2013  Balmiki Prasad Singh               (b. 1942)
20 Jul 2013 -              Shriniwas Dadasaheb Patil          (b. 1941)


Chief ministers
16 May 1975 - 18 Aug 1979  Kazi Lhendup Dorjee Khangsarpa     (b. 1904 - d. 2007)  INC
18 Aug 1979 - 18 Oct 1979  President's rule
18 Oct 1979 - 11 May 1984  Nar Bahadur Bhandari (1st time)    (b. 1940)           SkJP;1981 INC
11 May 1984 - 25 May 1984  Bhim Bhadur Gurung                 (b. 1929)            INC-I
25 May 1984 -  8 Mar 1985  President's rule
 8 Mar 1985 - 17 Jun 1994  Nar Bahadur Bhandari (2nd time)    (s.a.)               SkSP
17 Jun 1994 - 12 Dec 1994  Sanchaman Limboo                   (b. 1949)            SkSP
12 Dec 1994 -              Pawan Kumar Chamling               (b. 1950)            SkDF



Tamil Nadu

[Tamil Nadu
                government flag (India)]

15 Aug 1947                Madras province
26 Jan 1950                State 
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 Krishnakumarsimhji Bhavsimhji  (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)
 1 Oct 1957 - 24 Jan 1958  Pakala Venkata Rajamannar (acting) (b. 1901 - d. 1979)
24 Jan 1958 -  4 May 1964  Bishnuram Medhi                    (b. 1888 - d. 1981)
 4 May 1964 - 28 Jun 1966  Jayachamarajendra Udaiyar          (b. 1919 - d. 1974)
28 Jun 1966 - 27 May 1971  Sardar Ujjal Singh                 (b. 1895 - d. 1983)
                             (acting to 16 Jun 1967)
27 May 1971 - 16 Jun 1976  Kodardas Kalidas Shah              (b. 1908 - d. 1986)
16 Jun 1976 -  8 Apr 1977  Mohan Lal Sukhadia                 (b. 1916 - d. 1982)
 8 Apr 1977 - 27 Apr 1977  Chandreswar Prasad Narain Singh    (b. 1901 - d. 1993)
                             (acting)
27 Apr 1977 - 27 Oct 1980  Prabhudas Balubhai Patwari         (b. 1909 - d. 1985)
27 Oct 1980 -  4 Nov 1980  Thiru M.M. Ismail (acting)
 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. Cherian 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  M. Fathima Beevi (f)               (b. 1927)
 3 Jul 2001 - 18 Jan 2002  Chakravarti Rangarajan (acting)    (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 P. Ramaswami Reddiar       (b. 1895 - d. 1970)  INC
 6 Apr 1949 - 10 Apr 1952  Poosapati S. Kumaraswamy Raja      (b. 1898 - d. 1957)  INC
10 Apr 1952 - 13 Apr 1954  Chakravarti Rajagopalachari        (b. 1878 - d. 1972)  INC
13 Apr 1954 -  2 Oct 1963  Kumaraswami Kamaraj                (b. 1903 - d. 1975)  INC
 2 Oct 1963 -  6 Mar 1967  M. Bhaktavatsalam                  (b. 1897 - d. 1987)  INC
 6 Mar 1967 -  3 Feb 1969  Conjeeveram Natarajan Annadurai    (b. 1909 - d. 1969)  DMK
 3 Feb 1969 - 10 Feb 1969  V.R. Nedunchezhiyan (acting)       (b. 1920 - d. 2000)  DMK
                             (1st time)
10 Feb 1969 - 31 Jan 1976  Kalaignar Muthuvel Karunanidhi     (b. 1924)            DMK 
                             (1st time)
31 Jan 1976 - 30 Jun 1977  President's rule
30 Jun 1977 - 17 Feb 1980  Marudur Gopala Ramachandran        (b. 1917 - d. 1987)  AIADMK
                             (1st time)
17 Feb 1980 -  9 Jun 1980  President's rule
 9 Jun 1980 - 24 Dec 1987  Marudur Gopala Ramachandran        (s.a.)               AIADMK
                             (2nd time) 
24 Dec 1987 -  7 Jan 1988  V.R. Nedunchezhiyan (acting)       (s.a.)               AIADMK
                             (2nd time)
 7 Jan 1988 - 30 Jan 1988  Janaki Ramachandran (f)            (b. 1923 - d. 1996)  AIADMK
30 Jan 1988 - 27 Jan 1989  President's rule
27 Jan 1989 - 30 Jan 1991  Kalaignar Muthuvel Karunanidhi     (s.a.)               DMK
                             (2nd time) 
30 Jan 1991 - 24 Jun 1991  President's rule
24 Jun 1991 - 13 May 1996  Jayaram Jayalalitha (f) (1st time) (b. 1948)            AIADMK
13 May 1996 - 14 May 2001  Kalaignar Muthuvel Karunanidhi     (s.a.)               DMK
                             (3rd time) 
14 May 2001 - 21 Sep 2001  Jayaram Jayalalitha (f) (2nd time) (s.a.)               AIADMK
21 Sep 2001 -  2 Mar 2002  O. Paneerselvam                    (b. 1951)            AIADMK
 2 Mar 2002 - 13 May 2006  Jayaram Jayalalitha (f) (3rd time) (s.a.)               AIADMK
13 May 2006 - 16 May 2011  Kalaignar Muthuvel Karunanidhi     (s.a.)               DMK
                             (4th time)
16 May 2011 -              Jayaram Jayalalitha (f) (4th time) (s.a.
)               AIADMK  



Telangana

[Telangana government flag
                (India)]

 2 Jun 2014                Telangana state, created from part of Andhra Pradesh.

Governor
 2 Jun 2014 -              E.S.L. Narasimhan                  (b. 1946)

Chief minister
 2 Jun 2014 -              K. Chandrasekhar Rao               (b. 1954)            TRS



Tripura

[Tripura government flag
                (India)]

15 Oct 1949                Province
26 Jan 1950                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 - 23 Sep 1973  Braj Kumar Nehru                   (b. 1909 - d. 2001)
23 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  Saiyid Muzaffar Husain 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  Siddheswar 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. 1943?)
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)  INC
 1 Nov 1971 - 27 Mar 1972  President's rule
27 Mar 1972 -  1 Apr 1977  Sukhamoy Sen Gupta                 (d. 1997?)           INC
 1 Apr 1977 - 26 Jul 1977  Prafullah K. Das                   (b. c.1930)          CD
26 Jul 1977 -  5 Nov 1977  Radhika Ranjan Gupta               (b. 1928? - d. 1998) JP
 5 Nov 1977 -  5 Jan 1978  President's rule
 5 Jan 1978 -  5 Feb 1988  Nripen Chakraborty                 (b. 1904 - d. 2004)  CPI-M
 5 Feb 1988 - 19 Feb 1992  Sudhir Ranjan Majumdar             (b. 1939 - d. 2009)  INC-I
19 Feb 1992 - 11 Mar 1993  Samir Ranjan Barman                                     INC
11 Mar 1993 - 10 Apr 1993  President's rule
10 Apr 1993 - 11 Mar 1998  Dasarath Deb                       (b. 1916 - d. 1998)  CPI-M
11 Mar 1998 -              Manik Sarkar                       (b. 1949)            CPI-M



Uttar Pradesh

[Uttar Pradesh
                government flag (India)]

15 Aug 1947                United Provinces
26 Jan 1950                Uttar Pradesh state

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)        (b. 1911)
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. 1909 - d. 1991)
28 Feb 1980 - 31 Mar 1985  Chandresvar Prasad Narain 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  Banwari Lal 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)  INC
28 Dec 1954 -  7 Dec 1960  Sampurnanand                       (b. 1891 - d. 1969)  INC
 7 Dec 1960 -  2 Oct 1963  Chandra Bhanu Gupta (1st time)     (b. 1902 - d. 1980)  INC
 2 Oct 1963 - 14 Mar 1967  Sucheta Kriplani (f)               (b. 1908 - d. 1974)  INC
14 Mar 1967 -  3 Apr 1967  Chandra Bhanu Gupta (2nd time)     (s.a.)               INC
 3 Apr 1967 - 17 Feb 1968  Charan Singh (1st time)            (b. 1902 - d. 1987)  BKD
17 Feb 1968 - 26 Feb 1969  President's rule
26 Feb 1969 - 18 Feb 1970  Chandra Bhanu Gupta (3rd time)     (s.a.)               INC
18 Feb 1970 -  2 Oct 1970  Charan Singh (2nd time)            (s.a.)               BKD
 2 Oct 1970 - 18 Oct 1970  President's rule
18 Oct 1970 -  4 Apr 1971  Tribhuvana Narayana Singh          (b. 1908 - d. 1982)  INC
 4 Apr 1971 - 12 Jun 1973  Kamalapathi Tripathi               (b. 1905 - d. 1990)  INC
12 Jun 1973 -  8 Nov 1973  President's rule
 8 Nov 1973 - 30 Nov 1975  Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna            (b. 1919 - d. 1989)  INC
30 Nov 1975 - 21 Jan 1976  President's rule
21 Jan 1976 - 30 Apr 1977  Narain Dutt Tiwari (1st time)      (b. 1925)            INC
30 Apr 1977 - 23 Jun 1977  President's rule
23 Jun 1977 - 28 Feb 1979  Ram Naresh Yadav                   (b. 1928)            JP
28 Feb 1979 - 17 Feb 1980  Banarsi Das                        (b. 1912 - d. 1983)  JP
17 Feb 1980 -  9 Jun 1980  President's rule
 9 Jun 1980 - 19 Jul 1982  Vishwanath Pratap Singh            (b. 1931 - d. 2008)  INC-I
19 Jul 1982 -  3 Aug 1984  Sripati Mishra                     (b. 1924 - d. 2002)  INC-I
 3 Aug 1984 - 24 Sep 1985  Narain Dutt Tiwari (2nd time)      (s.a.)               INC-I
24 Sep 1985 - 25 Jun 1988  Bir Bahadur Singh                  (b. 1935 - d. 1989)  INC
25 Jun 1988 -  5 Dec 1989  Narain Dutt Tiwari (3rd time)      (s.a.)               INC-I
 5 Dec 1989 - 24 Jun 1991  Mulayam Singh Yadav (1st time)     (b. 1939)            JD
24 Jun 1991 -  6 Dec 1992  Kalyan Singh (1st time)            (b. 1932)            BJP
 6 Dec 1992 -  4 Dec 1993  President's rule
 5 Dec 1993 -  3 Jun 1995  Mulayam Singh Yadav (2nd time)     (s.a.)               SP
 3 Jun 1995 - 18 Oct 1995  Mayawati (f) (1st time)            (b. 1956)            BSP
18 Oct 1995 - 21 Mar 1997  President's rule
21 Mar 1997 - 21 Sep 1997  Mayawati (f) (2nd time)            (s.a.)               BSP
21 Sep 1997 - 21 Feb 1998  Kalyan Singh (2nd time)            (s.a.)               BJP
21 Feb 1998 - 23 Feb 1998  Jagdambika Pal                     (b. 1950)            INC
23 Feb 1998 - 12 Nov 1999  Kalyan Singh (3rd time)            (s.a.)               BJP
12 Nov 1999 - 28 Oct 2000  Ram Prakash Gupta                  (b. 1923 - d. 2004)  BJP
28 Oct 2000 -  8 Mar 2002  Rajnath Singh                      (b. 1951)            BJP
 8 Mar 2002 -  3 May 2002  President's rule
 3 May 2002 - 29 Aug 2003  Mayawati (f) (3rd time)            (s.a.)               BSP
29 Aug 2003 - 13 May 2003  Mulayam Singh Yadav (3rd time)     (s.a.)               SP
13 May 2003 - 15 Mar 2012  Mayawati (f) (4th time)            (s.a.)               BSP
15 Mar 2012 -              Akhilesh Yadav                     (b. 1973)            SP



Uttarakhand (Uttaranchal)

[Uttarakhand
                government flag (India)]

 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  Banwari Lal 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. 1927 - d. 2012)  BJP
30 Oct 2001 -  2 Mar 2002  Bhagat Singh Koshiyari             (b. 1942)            BJP
 2 Mar 2002 -  8 Mar 2007  Narain Dutt Tiwari                 (b. 1925)            INC
 8 Mar 2007 - 27 Jun 2009  Bhuwan Chandra Khanduri (1st time) (b. 1934)            BJP
27 Jun 2009 - 11 Sep 2011  Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank           (b. 1958)            BJP
11 Sep 2011 - 13 Mar 2012  Bhuwan Chandra Khanduri (2nd time) (s.a.)               BJP
13 Mar 2012 -  1 Feb 2014  Vijay Bahuguna                     (b. 1947)            INC
 1 Feb 2014 -              Harish Rawat                       (b. 1948)            INC



West Bengal

[West Bengal
                government flag (India)]

15 Aug 1947                Province
26 Jan 1950                State

Governors
15 Aug 1947 - 21 Jun 1948  Chakravarti Rajagopalachari        (b. 1878 - d. 1972)
21 Jun 1948 -  1 Nov 1951  Kailash Nathi 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  Padmaju 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 Singh                 (d. 1977)
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  Tribhuvana Narayana 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  Akhlaqur Rahman 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. 1943?)
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) INC
14 Jan 1948 -  1 Jul 1962  Bidhan Chandra Roy                 (b. 1882 - d. 1962) INC
 1 Jul 1962 -  8 Jul 1962  President's rule
 8 Jul 1962 - 15 Mar 1967  Prafulla Sen                       (b. 1897 - d. 1990) INC
15 Mar 1967 -  2 Nov 1967  Ajoy Kumar Mukherjee (1st time)    (b. 1901 - d. 1986) BAC
 2 Nov 1967 - 20 Feb 1968  Prafulla Ghosh (2nd time)          (s.a.)              IPDAF
20 Feb 1968 - 25 Feb 1969  President's rule
25 Feb 1969 - 19 Mar 1970  Ajoy Kumar Mukherjee (2nd time)    (s.a.)              BAC
19 Mar 1970 -  2 Apr 1971  President's rule
 2 Apr 1971 - 28 Jun 1971  Prafulla Ghosh (3rd time)          (s.a.)              INC
28 Jun 1971 - 19 Mar 1972  President's rule
19 Mar 1972 - 21 Jun 1977  Siddharta Shankar Ray              (b. 1920 - d. 2010) INC
21 Jun 1977 -  6 Nov 2000  Jyoti Basu                         (b. 1914 - d. 2010) CPI-M
 6 Nov 2000 - 20 May 2011  Buddhadev Bhattacharya             (b. 1944)           CPI-M
20 May 2011 -              Mamata Banerjee (f)                (b. 1955)           AITMC


Chandernagor

20 Jun 1949                Chandernagor votes to join India.
 2 May 1950                Transferred to India, formally from 11 Apr 1952
                             (previously part of French India).
 2 Oct 1954                Part of West Bengal.

Indian Commissioner
Jul 1949 -  2 May 1950     B.K. Bandopadhyay 
Administrators
 2 May 1950 - 1952         Basanta Kumar Banerjee
1952 -  2 Oct 1954         Sunilbaran Roy


Gorkhaland

14 Mar 2012                Gorkhaland territorial administration autonomous within
                             West Bengal.

Chief executive officers
 4 Aug 2012 - 30 Jul 2013  Bimal Gurung                       (b. 1966?)          GJM
27 Sep 2013 -              Benoy Tamang                                           GJM 






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