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Governor

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Hon'ble Shri Tathagata Roy

Assumed Office On

August 25,2018

Education

Law Degree from Calcutta University

Political Career

Tathagata Roy was attracted towards Hindutva and became a Swayamsevak in 1986. After leaving government service he joined the BJP in 1990. He replaced Ashim Ghosh as president of the West Bengal state unit of the BJP in 2002 and was succeeded by Sukumar Banerjee in 2006. Roy stood as a candidate for election to the Lok Sabha in 2009, standing in the North Kolkata constituency of West Bengal. He did not win. He stood as the BJP candidate in the Kolkata Dakshin (South Kolkata) parliamentary constituency for the Indian general election, 2014, earning 25.29% of the total votes polled. He was selected as the Governor of Tripura on 12th May, 2015. He was transferred and appointed as the Governor of Meghalaya on 25th August, 2018.

Contact Address

Raj Bhavan, Shillong - 793001