List of Administrators of Chandigarh

List of Administrators of Chandigarh
List of Administrators of Chandigarh
Chandigarh was received Union Territory status on 1 November 1966, when Haryana was made a separate state by carving out Hindi speaking region of East Punjab. Chandigarh from 1966 to 1985 was administrated by Chief Commissionar of Chandigarh. In 1985, Chief Commissioner position was abolished and Governor of Punjab was made administrator of Chnadigarh.

Chief Commissioner of Chandigarh
#NameTook ChargeLeft Charge
1Mohinder Singh Randhawa1 November 196631 October 1968
2Damodar Dass31 October 19688 April 1969
3B.P. Bagchi8 April 19691 September 1972
4Mohan Prakash Mathur1 September 1972December 1975
5G.P. GuptaDecember 197515 June 1976
6T.N. Chaturvedi15 June 1976June 1978
7J.C. AgrawalJune 197819 July 1980
8B.S. Sarao19 July 19808 March 1982
9Krishna Banarji8 March 19822 June 1984
10Krishna Banarji2 August 198430 May 1985


Administrator of Chandigarh
#NameTook ChargeLeft Charge
1B. D. Pandey14 March 198514 November 1985
2Hokishe Sema14 November 198526 November 1985
3Shankar Dayal Sharma26 November 19852 April 1986
4Siddharta Shankar Ray2 April 19868 December 1989
5Nirmal Mukarji8 December 198914 June 1990
6Virendra Verma14 June 199018 December 1990
7General Om Prakash Malhotra18 December 19907 August 1991
8Surendra Nath7 August 19919 July 1994
9Sudhakar Panditrao Kurdukar10 July 199418 September 1994
10Lt. General B. K. N. Chhibber18 September 199427 November 1999
11Lt. General J. F. R. Jacob27 November 19998 May 2003
12Om Prakash Verma8 May 20033 November 2004
13Akhlaqur Rahman Kidwai3 November 200416 November 2004
14General Sunith Francis Rodrigues16 November 200422 January 2010
15Shivraj Patil22 January 201021 January 2015
16Kaptan Singh Solanki21 January 201522 August 2016
17V. P. Singh Badnore22 August 2016Incumbent