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Name KUMMANAM RAJASEKHARAN Kummanam_rajasekharan
Address Raj Bhavan, Aizawl
Mizoram 796001
Phone Number 0389-2322262/2323200
Fax No. 0389-2323344


Rajasekharan was born on 23 December 1952 to a Malayali Nair family in the village of Kummanam in Kottayam district of Travancore-Cochin (present-day Kerala), India. He completed his school education from Government Upper Primary School, Kummanam, and later took graduation from CMS College Kottayam with a Bachelor of Science in Botany. After that he took a postgraduate diploma in Journalism. He then took a career in journalism and joined as the sub-editor of Deepika newspaper in 1974 and later in other news-dailies such as Rastravaartha, Kerala Desam, Kerala Bhooshanam, and Kerala Dwani. In 1976, he took break from journalism and joined as a government employee in Food Corporation of India (FCI). In 1979, he became Kottayam district Secretary of Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) and later became its state Joint Secretary in 1981. He resigned job from FCI in 1987 to work as a pracharak in Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)

He started his activities as an activist of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and Sangh Parivar in the state of Kerala in 1970. From 18 December 2015, he has been the state president of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Kerala.

In 1987, he resigned from government service and became a full-time Sangh Parivar worker, while being instrumental in spearheading Kerala's Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP), Kshetra Samrakshana Samiti, Balasadanams, and Ekal Vidyalayas. Rajaseharan has been the secretary of Hindu Aikya Vedi, Sabarimala Ayyappa Sewa Samajam, General-Secretary and Chairman of Janmabhumi.
n 2012, he participated in the agitation against KGS Aranmula International Airport. He was the Chief Patron of Aranmula Heritage Village Action Council which protested against this airport

In 2011, he was appointed as chairman of the Janmabhumi daily newspaper.

In 29 May 2018 he is sworn in as the Governor of Mizoram.

Former Governor/Lt Governor

Sl No Name Designation From To
24 LT. GEN. Nirbhaya Sharma, PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, VSM (Retd) Governor 26.05.2015 28.05.2018
23 Shri Keshari Nath Tripathi Governor 04.04.2015 25.05.2015
22 Dr. Aziz Qureshi Governor 09.01.2015 03.04.2015
21 Dr. Krishan Kant Paul, IPS (Retd) Governor 16.09.2014 08.01.2015
20 Shri Vinod Kumar Duggal Governor 08.08.2014 28.08.2014
19 Shrimati Kamla Beniwal Governor 09.07.2014 06.08.2014
18 Shri Vakkom B. Purushothaman Governor 02.09.2011 08.07.2014
17 Lt. Gen (Retd) M. M. Lakhera Governor 25.07.2006 01.09.2011
16 Amolak Rattan Kohli Governor 18.05.2001 24.07.2006
15 Shri Ved Prakash Marwah
 (additional charge)
Governor 01.12.2000 17.05.2001
14 Shri A Padmanaban Governor 02.05.1998 30.11.2000
13 Dr A.P.Mukherjee Governor 29.01.1998 01.05.1998
12 12
Shri P.R.Kyndiah
Governor 10.02.1993 28.01.1998
11 Shri Swaraj Kaushal Governor 08.02.1990 09.02.1993
10 Capt W.A.Sangma Governor 21.07.1989 07.02.1990
9 General KV Krishna Rao
 (additional charge)
Governor 01.05.1989 20.07.1989
8 Shri H.Saikia Governor 20.02.1987 30.4.1989
7 Shri H.Saikia Lt Governor 11.12.1986 19.02.1987
6 Shri H.S.Dubey Lt Governor 10.08.1983 10.12.1986
5 Shri S.N.Kohli Lt Governor 16.04.1981 09.08.1983
4 Shri N.P.Mathur Lt Governor 27.09.1977 15.04.1981
3 Shri S.K.Chibber Lt Governor 13.06.1974 26.09.1977
2 Shri S.P.Mukherjee Lt Governor 24.04.1972 12.06.1974
1 Shri S.J.Das Chief Commissioner 21.01.1972 23.04.1972


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