List of Governors of Rajasthan

List of Governors of Rajasthan
List of Governors of Rajasthan
The Governor of Rajasthan is the constitutional head of Rajasthan. He is appointed by the President of India for a term of five years, and holds office at the President's pleasure.

The seat was established on 30 March 1949. Maharaj Man Singh II was the inaugral holder of the office. He was in the office from 30 March 1949 to 31 October 1956. Pratibha Patil is the female Governor of Rajasthan. She was in the office from 8 November 2004 to 23 June 2007. She also later became first female President of India. Kalyan Singh is the current Governor of Rajasthan. He took the charge on 4 September 2014.


#NameTook ChargeLeft Charge
1Maharaj Man Singh II30 March 194931 October 1956
2Gurumukh Nihal Singh1 November 195616 April 1962
3Sampurnanand16 April 196216 April 1967
4Sardar Hukam Singh16 April 19671 July 1972
5Sardar Jogendra Singh1 July 197215 February 1977
6Vedpal Tyagi (acting)15 February 197711 May 1977
7Raghukul Tilak17 May 19778 August 1981
8K. D. Sharma (acting)8 August 19816 March 1982
9Om Prakash Mehra6 March 19824 January 1985
10Vasantdada Patil20 November 198515 October 1987
11Sukhdev Prasad20 February 19883 February 1990
12Milap Chand Jain (acting)3 February 199014 February 1990
13Debi Prasad Chattopadhyaya14 February 199026 August 1991
14Swarup Singh (acting)26 August 19915 February 1992
15Marri Chenna Reddy5 February 199231 May 1993
16Dhanik Lal Mandal (additional charge)31 May 199330 June 1993
17Bali Ram Bhagat30 June 19931 May 1998
18Darbara Singh1 May 199824 May 1998
19Navrang Lal Tibrewal (acting)25 May 199816 January 1999
20Anshuman Singh16 January 199914 May 2003
21Nirmal Chandra Jain14 May 200322 September 2003
22Kailashpati Mishra (additional charge)22 September 200314 January 2004
23Madan Lal Khurana14 January 20041 November 2004
24T. V. Rajeswar (additional charge)1 November 20048 November 2004
25Pratibha Patil8 November 200421 June 2007
26Akhlaqur Rahman Kidwai (additional charge)21 June 20076 September 2007
27S. K. Singh6 September 20071 December 2009
28Prabha Rau (additional charge)2 December 200924 January 2010
29Prabha Rau25 January 201026 April 2010
30Shivraj Patil (additional charge)26 April 201012 May 2012
31Margaret Alva12 May 20127 August 2014
32Ram Naik (additional charge)8 August 20143 September 2014
33Kalyan Singh4 September 2014Incumbent