List of Governors of Uttar Pradesh

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

Sarojini Naidu was the first Governor of Uttar Pradesh (then known as United Province). She was also the first female governor of any state in India. She held the office from 15th August 1947 to 2nd March 1949.

Ram Naik is the current Governor of Uttar Pradesh. He took the charge of the Governor's office on 22 July 2014.

#NameTook OfficeLeft Office
1Sarojini Naidu15 August 19472 March 1949
2B.B. Malik3 March 19491 May 1949
3Hormasji Peroshaw Mody2 May 194925 January 1950
4Kanhaiyalal Maneklal Munshi2 June 19529 June 1957
5Varahgiri Venkatgiri10 June 195730 June 1960
6Burgula Ramakrishna Rao1 July 196015 April 1962
7Biswanath Das16 April 196230 April 1967
8Bezawada Gopala Reddy1 May 196730 June 1972
9Shashi Kant Varma (Acting)1 July 197213 November 1972
10Akbar Ali Khan14 November 197224 October 1974
11Marri Chenna Reddy25 October 19741 October 1977
12Ganpatrao Devji Tapase2 October 197727 February 1980
13Chandeshwar Prasad Narayan Singh28 February 198031 March 1985
14Mohammed Usman Arif31 March 198511 February 1990
15B. Satya Narayan Reddy12 February 199025 May 1993
16Motilal Vora26 May 19933 May 1996
17Mohammad Shafi Qureshi3 May 199619 July 1996
18Romesh Bhandari19 July 199617 March 1998
19Mohammad Shafi Qureshi17 March 199819 April 1998
20Suraj Bhan20 April 199823 November 2000
21Vishnu Kant Shastri24 November 20002 July 2004
22Sudarshan Agrawal (Acting)3 July 20047 July 2004
23T. V. Rajeswar8 July 200427 July 2009
24Banwari Lal Joshi28 July 200917 June 2014
25Aziz Qureshi (acting)17 June 201421 July 2014
26Ram Naik22 July 2014Incumbent