Present Governor

Shri Satya Pal Malik

1965-66 -  Entered Politics, inspired by the Socialist Ideology of Lohia Ji

1966-67 -    Served as the President of Meerut College Students Union

1968-69 -  Elected as the President of Students Union of the then Meerut University, now Choudhary Charan Singh University

1974 -             Elected as a Member of Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly contesting on the    ticket of Bhartiya Kranti Dal from Baghpat Assembly Constituency and appointed as the Party’s Chief Whip in the Assembly

1975 -             Appointed as the All-India General Secretary of the newly formed ‘Lok Dal’

1980 –            Nominated as the Member of Rajya Sabha from ‘Lok Dal’

1984 -             Became a Member of the Indian National Congress (INC)

1986 -             As a Member of Indian National Congress, elected to Rajya Sabha and was appointed as the General Secretary of the Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee.

1987 –            Agitated over 'The Bofors Scam', resigned from the Rajya Sabha as well as the membership of INC and formed a political party, ‘Jan Morcha’, which was merged with the Janata Dal in 1988. Later, along with Mr. Vishwanath Pratap Singh, addressed many public meetings all over the country and joined the Jan-Jagran.

1987-91 -  Appointed as the Secretary and Spokesperson of 'Janata Dal'

1989 –            Elected for Lok Sabha from Aligarh, contesting from Janata Dal Ticket and State Minister for Tourism and Parliamentary Affairs in late V.P. Singh’s Government.

2004 –            Joined Bharatiya Janata Party and contested from Baghpat Lok Sabha seat

2005-06 – Appointed as the Vice President of Uttar Pradesh Bharatiya Janta Party

2009 –            Appointed as All-India Incharge, Kissan Morcha of Bharatiya Janata Party

2012 -             Appointed as the National Vice President of Bharatiya Janata Party

2014 -             Imparted important services as the Chairman of Sub-Committee of the 'Manifesto' on agricultural issues before the Lok Sabha election

2014 –            Re-appointed as the National Vice President of the Bharatiya Janata Party. Addressed farmer rallies organized by the Bharatiya Janata Party and its subsidiary organizations.

2017 -             Appointed as the Governor of Bihar and also additional charge of Governor of Orissa

2018 -            Took oath as the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir on 23 August , 2018.


Important Posts Held



Member of the Legislative Assembly of Uttar Pradesh (Baghpat)-




Member of Parliament  (Rajya Sabha)




Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha)




Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha, Aligarh)



5. Member of – Panel of Chairman (Rajya Sabha) and Panel of Speakers (Lok Sabha) - 1989-90
6. Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and Tourism -   April 21, 1990 to November 10, 1990

Parliamentary Committees


1. As a member -                      Panel of Chairman (Rajya Sabha) (1986-88 Panel of Speakers (Lok Sabha) (December, 1989-                                                            April, 1990)

                                       General   Purposes    Committee       (24January , 1990),


Business  Advisory  Committee     (May 14, 1990),


Chairman,  Joint   Sub-Committee     on Telecasting  of  Proceedings  of     both


Houses of Parliament


Chairman, Committee on Papers laid on the Table and Parliamentary Consultative Committee


1990 to April 26, 90)


Member, Consultative Committee constituted under Punjab State Legislature (Delegation of Powers Act, 1987), Jaunary 29, 1990


Agitations /Movements led or participated prominently


'Student Agitation ' of Western UttarPradesh



'Angrezi Hatao Aandholan '



'J P Aandholan '



Donated One year salary in the aid of Aligarh riot victims



Leading role in creation of Tehsil Badot



Visited the affected areas of Muzaffarnagar roits and helped affected families

-           (2013)





Foreign Visits -


Bulgaria, USSR, U.A.E., Singapore, England, Denmark, Sweden, Qatar, South Africa and Turkey



B.Sc (1965-67)Meerut University

LLB (1968-70)-Meerut University

Diploma in Parliamentary - Affairs (1969-70)Institute of Constitutional and Parliamentary Studies, Run by Parliament of India



Other Activities -


  • In 1969-71, worked as the General Secretary of Samajwadi Yuvjan Sabha


  • Appointed court-member of Aligarh Muslim University on April 19, 1990.


  • Participated in the 'World Youth Festival', Sofia (Bulgaria), 1968.


  • Hundreds of articles on agricultural issues published in the journals.


    • In 1972, for some time remained associated with 'Dinmaan' magazine.


    • Worked for the protection centres of Child Labourers in Gurgaon while leading the 'Samarpan Trust'.




Birth- July 24, 1946

FatherSh. Budh Singh

Interests - Studying historical and archaeological subjects, music, photography, special interest in poetry writing