Chancellor

Hon'ble Governor

Chhattisgarh

 

 Shri  Balram Das Tandon

He was deputy chief minister in the Justice (retd) Gurnam Singh Akali Dal-Jan Sangh ministry in 1969-70 . He also served as cabinet minister in 1977-79 and in 1997-2002 in the ministries headed by Parkash Singh Badal. Tandon is a founding member of Jan Sangh in 1951 and served as secretary of Punjab Jan Sangh from 1951 to 1957 and as president of the Punjab BJP from 1995-97. He was elected to Punjab Legislative Assembly from Amritsar in 1960,1962,1967,1969 and in 1977 and from Rajpura in 1997 . He was imprisoned in 1975 in the Emergency for 19 months. [2] On July 14, 2014 he was named as the next Governor of Chhattisgarh