List of Governors of Assam

List of Governors of Assam
List of Governors of Assam
The Governor of Assam is the constitutional head of the Indian state of Assam. He is appointed by the President of India for the term of five years and holds office at the President's pleasure, which means he or she can be terminated or their term can be further extended on President's will.

Jagdish Mukhi is the current and 28th Governor of the state, whereas Lallan Prasad Singh who held the office from 19 September 1973 – 10 August 1981 is the longest serving Governor of Assam. General (Retired) Satyavant Mallannah Shrinagesh and Vishnu Sahay held the Governor of Assam office two times.

NameTerm
Sir Muhammad Saleh Akbar Hydari 15 August 1947 - 28 December 1948
Ronald Francis Lodge 30 December 1948 - 16 February 1949*
Sri Prakasa 16 February 1949 - 27 May 1950
Jairamdas Daulatram 27 May 1950 - 15 May 1956
Saiyid Fazal Ali 15 May 1956 - 22 August 1959
Chandreswar Prasad Sinha 23 August 1959 - 14 October 1959
General (Retired) Satyavant Mallannah Shrinagesh 14 October 1959 - 12 November 1960
Vishnu Sahay 12 November 1960 - 13 January 1961
General (Retired) Satyavant Mallannah Shrinagesh 13 January 1961 - 7 September 1962
Vishnu Sahay 7 September 1962 - 17 April 1968
Braj Kumar Nehru 17 April 1968 - 19 September 1973
Lallan Prasad Singh 19 September 1973 - 10 August 1981
Prakash Chandra Mehrotra 10 August 1981 - 28 March 1984
Justice Tribeni Sahai Misra 28 March 1984 - 15 April 1984
Bhishma Narain Singh 15 April 1984 - 10 May 1989
Harideo Joshi 10 May 1989 - 21 July 1989
Justice Anisetti Raghuvir 21 July 1989 - 2 May 1990
Justice Devi Das Thakur 2 May 1990 - 17 March 1991
Loknath Mishra 17 March 1991 - 1 September 1997
Lt. General (Retired) Srinivas Kumar Sinha 1 September 1997 - 21 April 2003
Arvind Dave 21 April 2003 - 5 June 2003
Lt. General (Retired) Ajai Singh 5 June 2003 - 4 July 2008
Shiv Charan Mathur 4 July 2008 - 25 June 2009
K Sankaranarayanan 26 June 2009 - 27 July 2009
Syed Sibtey Razi 27 July 2009 - 10 November 2009
Janaki Ballabh Patnaik 11 November 2009 - 11 December 2014
Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya December 2014 - 17 August 2016
Banwarilal Purohit 22 August 2016 - 10 October 2017
Jagdish Mukhi 10 October 2017 - Incumbent
*Ronald Francis Lodge served as the acting Governor of Assam from 30 December 1948 – 16 February 1949.