Keshari Nath Tripathi

27th Governor of Indian state of West Bengal

Keshari Nath Tripathi (Hindi: केसरी नाथ त्रिपाठी; 10 November 1934 – 8 January 2023) was an Indian politician. He was the Governor of West Bengal. He took promise as governor of West Bengal on 24 July 2014 and as governor of Bihar on 27 November in 2017.[1] He was selected as the governor of Mizoram on 4 April 2015.[2] He was an experienced BJP leader. Earlier, he was the speaker of Uttar Pradesh legislative assembly and the president of Uttar Pradesh unit of Bharatiya Janata Party.

Keshari Nath Tripathi
Tripathi in 2016
27th Governor of West Bengal
In office
24 July 2014 – 29 July 2019
Preceded byD. Y. Patil
Succeeded byJagdeep Dhankhar
Governor of Bihar
(additional charge)
In office
20 June 2017 – 29 September 2017
Preceded byRam Nath Kovind
Succeeded bySatya Pal Malik
In office
27 November 2014 – 15 August 2015
Preceded byD. Y. Patil
Succeeded byRam Nath Kovind
Governor of Mizoram
(additional charge)
In office
4 April 2015 – 25 May 2015
Preceded byAziz Qureshi
Succeeded byNirbhay Sharma
14th Governor of Meghalaya
In office
6 January 2015 – 19 May 2015
Preceded byKrishan Kant Paul
Succeeded byV. Shanmuganathan
Personal details
Born(1934-11-10)10 November 1934
Allahabad, United Provinces, British India
Died8 January 2023(2023-01-08) (aged 88)
Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India
Political partyBharatiya Janata
Spouse(s)Sudha Tripathi

Tripathi died on 8 January 2023 in Prayagraj. He was 88.[3]

References Edit

  1. PatnaNovember 27, P. T. I.; November 27, 2014UPDATED; Ist, 2014 14:13. "Keshari Nath Tripathi sworn in as new Bihar Governor". India Today.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  2. "Keshari Nath Tripathi sworn in as Mizoram governor - Times of India". The Times of India.
  3. "Keshari Nath Tripathi, former governor of Bengal and Bihar, dies at 88". The Hindu. Kolkata. 8 January 2022. Retrieved 8 January 2022.

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Political offices
Preceded by
D. Y. Patil
Additional Charge
Governor of West Bengal
July 2014 – 29 July 2019
Succeeded by
Jagdeep Dhankhar
Preceded by
Krishan Kant Paul
Governor of Meghalaya
January 2015 – May 2015
Succeeded by
V. Shanmuganathan
Preceded by
D. Y. Patil
Governor of Bihar
November 2014 – August 2015
Succeeded by
Ram Nath Kovind
Preceded by
Ram Nath Kovind
Governor of Bihar
June 2017 – October 2017
Succeeded by
Satya Pal Malik