Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections

Tamil Nadu Governor List

Lieutenant General Sir Archibald Edward Nye, a senior British Army officer served as the Governor of Madras from May 6 1946 to September 7 1948. Since him Tamil Nadu has had 29 Governors. Banwarilal Purohit took over as Governor from Vidyasagar Rao on October 6 2017.

Sl.No Governor From To
1 R. N. Ravi 10 September 2021 Present Governor
2 Banwarilal Purohit 6 October 2017 10 September 2021
3 C. Vidyasagar Rao 2 September 2016 October 6, 2017
4 Konijeti Rosaiah 31 August 2011 August 30, 2016
5 Surjit Singh Barnala 3 November 2004 August 31, 2011
6 P.S. Rammohan Rao 18 January 2002 November 3, 2004
7 C. Rangarajan 3 July 2001 January 18, 2002
8 M. Fathima Beevi 25 January 1997 July 3, 2001
9 Krishan Kant 2 December 1996 January 25, 1997
10 Marri Chenna Reddy 31 May 1993 2 December 1996
11 Bhishma Narain Singh 15 February 1991 May 31, 1993
12 Surjit Singh Barnala 24 May 1990 February 15, 1991
13 P.C. Alexander 17 February 1988 May 24, 1990
14 Sundar LalKhurana 3 September 1982 February 17, 1988
15 Sadiq Ali 4 November 1980 September 3, 1982
16 M.M. Ismail 27 October 1980 November 4, 1980
17 Prabhudas Patwari 27 April 1977 October 27, 1980
18 P. Govindan Nair 9 April 1977 April 27, 1977
19 Mohan Lal Sukhadia 16 June 1976 April 8, 1977
20 Kodardas Kalidas Shah 27 May 1971 June 16, 1976
21 Sardar Ujjal Singh 14 January 1969 May 27, 1971
22 Sardar Ujjal Singh (acting till 16 June 1967) 28 June 1966 14 January 1969
23 Maharaja Sir Jayachamaraja Wodeyar Bahadur 7 December 1965 28 June 1966
24 P. Chandra Reddy 24 November 1964 7 December 1965
25 Maharaja Sir Jayachamaraja Wodeyar Bahadur 4 May 1964 24 November 1964
26 Bhishnuram Medhi 24 January 1958 4 May 1964
27 Pakala Venkata Rajamannar 1 October 1957 24 January 1958
28 A. J. John 10 December 1956 30 September 1957
29 Sri Prakasa 12 March 1952 10 December 1956
30 Maharaja Sir Krishna Kumarasinhji Bhavsinhji 7 September 1948 12 March 1952
31 Lieutenant-General Sir Archibald Edward Nye[3] 6 May 1946 September 7, 1948
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