List of governors of Telangana


The governor of Telangana is the nominal head and representative of the President of India in the state of Telangana. The Governor is appointed by the President for a term of 5 years.

Governor of Telangana
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Tamilisai Soundararajan with her book "Suvai Migu Theneer Thuligal".jpg
Tamilisai Soundararajan

since 8 September 2019
StyleHer Excellency
ResidenceRaj Bhavan, Hyderabad
AppointerPresident of India
Term lengthFive Years
Inaugural holderE. S. L. Narasimhan (additional charge)
Formation2 June 2014
(7 years ago)
Telangana is in southern India.

Since 8 September 2019, Tamilisai Soundararajan is the Governor of Telangana.

Powers and functionsEdit

The Governor enjoys many different types of powers:

  • Executive powers related to administration, appointments and removals,
  • Legislative powers related to lawmaking and the state legislature, that is Vidhan Sabha or Vidhan Parishad, and
  • Discretionary powers to be carried out according to the discretion of the Governor.

List of governors of TelanganaEdit

This is a list of governors of Telangana since 2019. The official residence of the Governor is Raj Bhavan, situated in the state capital Hyderabad.[1][2]

S.No. Portrait Name
Term of office[3] Previous post Appointed by
  E. S. L. Narasimhan
(additional charge)
(born 1945)
2 June 2014 23 July 2019 1st
(5 years, 51 days)
Governor of Andhra Pradesh Pranab Mukherjee
1 E. S. L. Narasimhan
(born 1945)
24 July 2019 7 September 2019 2nd
(45 days)
2   Tamilisai Soundararajan
(born 1961)
8 September 2019 Incumbent 1st
(2 years, 253 days)
President of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Tamil Nadu Ram Nath Kovind
Tamilisai SoundararajanE. S. L. NarasimhanE. S. L. Narasimhan

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "TRS chief KCR to be sworn-in as first CM of Telangana on Monday". The Indian Express. Press Trust of India. 1 June 2014. Retrieved 20 February 2020.
  2. ^ Common Governor of Telangana, Andhra to oversee law and order in Hyderabad post bifurcation: South, News - India Today
  3. ^ The ordinal number of the term being served by the person specified in the row in the corresponding period

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