Murlidhar Chandrakant Bhandare

Governor of Orissa

Murlidhar Chandrakant Bhandare (born 10 December 1928) is an Indian politician. He was a senior Indian National Congress leader from Maharashtra and a former Rajya Sabha member for three terms during 1980–1982, 1982–1988 and 1988–1994.[1] He was appointed Governor of Odisha on 19 August 2007,[2] he was sworn in on 21 August.[3] He left office on 9 March 2013.

Murlidhar Chandrakant Bhandare
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Governor of Odisha
In office
21 August 2007 – 9 March 2013
Preceded byRameshwar Thakur
Succeeded byS. C. Jamir
Personal details
Born (1928-12-10) 10 December 1928 (age 91)
ProfessionAdvocate Politician


  1. "Rajya Sabha Members". Retrieved 2009-12-30.
  2. "Tiwari appointed new Andhra governor", IST, TNN (The Times of India), 20 August 2007.
  3. "Bhandare sworn in Governor", The Hindu, 21 August 2007.