Kodardas Kalidas Shah


Kodardas Kalidas Shah (October 15, 1908[1] – March 14, 1986) was an Indian politician who served as the Governor of Tamil Nadu from 1971 to 1976.[2][3]

He was born in khadayat vanik family in Gabat village in Bayad Taluka of Sabarkantha District in present-day Gujarat and was a solicitor by profession. He died on March 14, 1986, due to cardiac arrest in Calcutta. His son Prakash Shah is a practicing CPA in Salinas, California and runs a CPA firm by the name of Stevens, Sloan, & Shah.


  1. ^ http://rajyasabha.nic.in/rsnew/pre_member/1952_2003/s.pdf[bare URL PDF]
  2. ^ Indian states since 1947, (Worldstatesmen, September 16, 2008)
  3. ^ Governors of Tamil Nadu since 1946, (Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly, September 15, 2008)
Government offices
Preceded by Governor of Tamil Nadu
27 May 1971 – 16 June 1976
Succeeded by