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Name PS Sreedharan Pillai PS Sreedharan Pillai
Address Raj Bhavan, Aizawl
Mizoram 796001
email : governor-mz[a]gov[dot]in
Phone Number 0389-2322262/2323200
Fax No. 0389-2323344


P.S. Sreedharan Pillai was born in Venmony Panchayat of Alappuzha District, Kerala to V. G. Sukumaran Nair and Bhavani Amma. He married Adv. Reetha at Kozhikode in 1984 and practicing as a lawyer in Calicut Courts. His only son Arjun Sreedhar is a lawyer at the High Court of Kerala and started profession as junior to his father. His daughter-in-law Jipsa Arjun is a Post graduate in paediatric dentistry and practicing at Cochin. His daughter Arya Arun is a Post graduate in Dental Science and practicing in Calicut, while her husband Arun Krishna Dhan is also a lawyer in High Court of Kerala and started his career as junior to father in law. He graduated in Arts from Pandalam N.S.S College. Later, he pursued his Degree in Law from Calicut Law College, and completed the course in the year 1978. During his stint at the Law College, he was the College Magazine Editor and the College Magazine of his tenure, which marked protest against the Emergency and the Indira Gandhi Government, was much talked about at the time.

P.S. Sreedharan Pillai has held the following positions:-

  • State Convenor, Lok Tantric Yuva Morcha
  • Lok Sangarsh Samithi activist and its student wing leader (Anti Emergency Agitation)
  • District President, State Secretary – Yuva Morcha (1980s onwards)
  • President, Bar Association, Kozhikode (1995)
  • BJP National Executive Member
  • BJP Central Prabhari for Lakshadweep
  • District President (Kerala State BJP)
  • State Secretary (Kerala State BJP)
  • State General Secretary (Kerala State BJP)
  • Vice President and Spokesperson (Kerala State BJP)
  • President (Kerala State BJP 2003-06 & 2018-19)

P. S. Sreedharan Pillai was a State Level ABVP leader during his college days. He is a renowned lawyer practicing at the High Court of Kerala.

From 2001-03, he was the Senior Central Govt. Standing Counsel (Redesignated as Assistant Solicitor General) and also the Counsel for CBI at High Court of Kerala. Both UDF and LDF govt had appointed him as Special Public Prosecutor in numerous high profile cases. He is a known writer and columnist in Kerala, and has written more than 100 books.

On 5th November 2019, P.S. Sreedharan Pillai was sworn in as the 21st Governor of the State of Mizoram.

Former Governor/Lt Governor

Sl No Name Designation From To
27 PS Sreedharan Pillai Governor 5th November 2019  
26 Prof Jagdish Mukhi Governor 9th March 2019 4th November 2019
25 Kummanam Rajasekharan Governor 25th May 2018 8th March 2019
24 Lt. Gen. Nirbhay Sharma Governor 26th May 2015  24th May 2018
23  Shri Keshari Nath Tripathi Governor 4th Apr 2015  25th May 2015
22 Dr. Aziz Qureshi Governor 9th Jan 2015 28th Mar 2015
21 Dr. Krishant Kant Paul Governor 16th Sep 2014 8th Jan 2015
20 Shri Vinod Kumar Duggal Governor  8th Aug 2014 28th Aug 2014
19 Shrimati Kamla Beniwal Governor 9th Jul 2014 6th Aug 2014
18 Shri Vakkom Purushothaman Governor  2nd Sep 2011 9th Jul 2014
17 Lt. Gen. (Rtd) M.M. Lakhera Governor 25th Jul 2006 1st Sep 2011
16 Shri Amolak Rattan Kohli Governor 18th May 2001  24th Jul 2006
15 Ved Prakash Marwah Governor 1st Dec 2000 17th May 2001 (Additional Charge)
14 Shri Anandam Padmanaban Governor 2nd May 1998 30th Nov 2000
13 Shri Dr. Arun Prasad Mukherjee Governor  29th Jan 1998 1st May 1998
12 Prof. Siddheshwar Prasade Governor 14th Jan 1998 28th Jan 1998
11 Shri P.R Kyndiah Governor 10th Feb 1993 13th Jan 1998
10 Shri Swaraj Kaushal Governor  8th Feb 1990 9th Feb 1993
9 Capt W.A. Sangma Governor 21st Jul 1989 7th Feb 1990
8 General KV Krishna Rao   1st May 1989 20th July 1989
7 Shri H. Saikia Governor 20th Feb 1987 30th Apr 1989
6 Shri H. Saikia Lt Governor 11th Dec 1986 20th Feb 1987
5 Shri SH Dubey Lt Governor 11th Dec 1986 20th Feb 1987
4 Shri S.N. Kohli Lt Governor 16th Apr 1981 9th Aug 1983
3 Shri N.P. Mathur Lt Governor 27th Sep 1977 15th Apr 1981
2 Shri S.K. Chhibbar Lt Governor 13th Jun 1974  26th Sep 1977
1 Shri S.P. Mukherjee Lt Governor 24th Apr 1972 12th Jun 1974


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