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Shrimati Kamla Beniwal

Name Shrimati Kamla Beniwal
Father's Name Shri Netram Singh
Spouse Name Shri Ramchandra Beniwal
Date of Birth: January 12, 1927
Address Raj Bhavan, Aizawl
Mizoram 796001
Phone Number 0389-2322262/2323200
Fax No. 0389-2323344

Shrimati Kamla Beniwal



Shrimati Kamla Beniwal was born in the village Gaurir in Jhunjhunu district in a Jat family. She completed her BA in Economics, Political Science & History from Maharaja College, Jaipur and MA in History from Banasthali Vidyapeeth, Rajasthan.

Shrimati Kamla Beniwal was the member of Indian National Congress. At the age of 27, she was the first female minister in Rajasthan. Kamla has been a minister in Congress governments in Rajasthan since 1954, holding various portfolios, including home, education and agriculture. She was the revenue minister in the Ashok Gehlot government. She was appointed Governor of Tripura in October 2009. She was the first female governor of any state of Northeast India. A month later, she was appointed as the Governor of Gujarat on 27 November 2009.

Kamla Beniwal was sworn in as the 12th Governor of Mizoram on 09.July.2014. She was administered the Oath of Office and Secrecy by Justice B. K. Sharma, Judge, Gauhati High Court at a short and solemn function held at the Raj Bhawan today evening at 6 PM at the Durbar Hall. Earlier the Chief Secretary Smt. L. Tochhong read out the Warrant of Appointment.

Shrimati Kamla Beniwal is married to Shri Ramchandra Beniwal

Former Governor/Lt Governor

Sl No Name Designation From To
19 Shrimati Kamla Beniwal Governor 09.07.2014  
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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