25 Jun 1818               Ajmer ceded to Great Britain by Gwalior

       1823               Merwara ceded to Great Britain

       1832               Part of the North-Western provinces

       1856               Part of the Agra Presidency

01 Apr 1871               Ajmer-Merwara-Kekri a separate province

15 Apr 1947               Part of independent India as Ajmer-Merwara province

26 Jan 1950               Ajmer-Merwara state

01 Nov 1956               Part of Rajastan


Chief-Commissioners

01 Apr 1871 - 21 Jun 1873 Richard Harte Keatinge ......................... 1825-1904

01 Apr 1871 - 21 Jun 1873 John Cheape Brooke ............................. 1818-1899

                          (acting for Keatinge)

21 Jun 1873 - 06 Apr 1874 Sir Lewis Pelly (1st Time) ..................... 1825-1892

                          (acting)

06 Apr      - 06 Jul 1874 William H. Beynon .............................. 1826-1903

                          (acting)

06 Jul      - 14 Nov 1874 Sir Lewis Pelly (2nd Time)

14 Nov 1874 - 18 Aug 1876 Alfred Comys Lyall ............................. 1835-1911

                          (acting)

18 Aug 1876 - 05 Mar 1877 Charles Kenneth Mackenzie Walter ............... 1833-1892

                          (1st Time, acting)

05 Mar 1877 - 12 Dec 1878 Sir Lewis Pelly (3rd Time)

12 Dec 1878 - 27 Mar 1887 Edward Ridley Colborne Bradford (1st Time) ..... 1836-1911

17 Mar 1881 - 28 Nov 1882 Charles Kenneth Mackenzie Walter (2nd Time)

                          (acting)

27 Mar 1887 - 20 Mar 1890 Charles Kenneth Mackenzie Walter (3rd Time)

20 Mar 1890 - 22 Nov 1893 George Herbert Trevor (1st Time) ............... 1840-1927

27 Aug      - 02 Dec 1891 P.W. Powlett

                          (acting)

22 Nov 1893 - 11 Jan 1894 William Frances Prideaux ....................... 1840-1904

                          (acting)

11 Jan 1894 - 20 Mar 1895 George Herbert Trevor (2nd Time)

20 Mar 1895 - 10 Mar 1898 Robert Joseph Crosthwaite ...................... 1841-1917

10 Mar 1898 - 01 May 1900 Arthur Henry Temple Martindale (1st Time) ...... 1854-1942

                          (acting)

01 May 1900 - 01 Apr 1901 William Hutt Curzon Wyllie ..................... 1848-1909

                          (acting)

01 May 1901 - 03 Feb 1902 A.P. Thornton

                          (acting)

03 Feb 1902 - 01 Apr 1905 Arthur Henry Temple Martindale (2nd Time)

01 Apr 1905 - 04 Jan 1918 Elliot Graham Colvin ........................... 1861-1940

10 Jul 1906 - 08 Jan 1907 Charles Herbert

                          (acting for Colvin)

06 Nov 1908 - 17 Oct 1909 A.F. Pinhey

                          (acting for Colvin)

17 Oct 1909 - 1910        Philip Trevor Augustine Spence

                          (acting for Colvin)

04 May      - 04 Nov 1912 Wallace Christopher Ramsay Stratton ............ 1862-1942

04 Jan 1918 - 22 Dec 1919 John Manners Smith ............................. 1864-1920

22 Dec 1919 - 07 Aug 1925 Robert Erskine Holland ......................... 1873-1965

07 Aug 1925 - 18 Mar 1927 Stewart Blakeley Agnew Patterson ............... 1872-1942

18 Mar 1927 - 14 Oct 1932 Leonard William Reynolds ....................... 1874-1946

14 Oct 1932 - 28 Oct 1937 Basil John Knight Hallowes ..................... 1884-1971

28 Oct 1937 - 01 Oct 1942 Arthur Cunningham Lothian ...................... 1887-1962

01 Oct 1942 - 01 Dec 1944 George Van Bearle Gillan ....................... 1890-1974

01 Dec 1944 - 14 Aug 1947 Hiranand Rupchand Shivdasani ................... 1904-1951

15 Aug 1947 - 1948        Shankar Prasada ................................ 1905-19..

1948 - 1951               Chandrakant Belwantrao Nagarkar ................ 1894-19..

   Jan 1952 -    Mar 1954 Anand Dattatraya Pandit ........................ 1909-19..

   Mar 1954 - 31 Oct 1956 Moti K. Kripalani .............................. 1901-19..


Chief Minister

24 Mar 1952 - 31 Oct 1956 Haribhau Upadhyay .............................. 1892-1972


Andaman and Nicobar Islands


22 Jan 1858               Andaman Islands under British rule

27 Mar 1869               Annexed by Great Britain

16 Apr 1869               Annexed to British India

23 Mar 1942 - 09 Oct 1945 Japanese occupation

29 Dec 1943 - 02 Aug 1945 Civil administration under Free Government of India

10 Oct 1945 - 06 Feb 1946 British military administration

15 Aug 1947               Province of independent India

26 Jan 1950               Territory


Chief Commissioners

15 Jul 1872 - 07 May 1875 Donald Martin Stewart .......................... 1824-1900

07 May      - 26 May 1875 Montagne Protheroe (1st Time) .................. 1841-1905

26 May 1875 - 27 Nov 1876 Charles Arthur Barwell (1st Time) .............. 1826-1895

27 Nov 1876 - 27 Feb 1878 Montagne Protheroe (2nd Time)

                          (acting)

27 Feb      - 13 Dec 1878 Charles Arthur Barwell (2nd Time)

13 Dec 1878 - 24 Feb 1879 Reginald Justus Wimberley (1st Time) ........... 1841-1911

24 Feb      - 12 Dec 1879 Charles Arthur Barwell (3rd Time)

12 Dec 1879 - 17 Oct 1881 Thomas Cadell (1st Time)

17 Oct 1881 - 28 Feb 1883 Montague Protheroe (3rd Time)

28 Feb 1883 - 12 Feb 1887 Thomas Cadell (2nd Time)

12 Feb      - 25 Feb 1887 Reginald Justus Wimberley (2nd Time)

25 Feb 1887 - 05 Oct 1888 Thomas Cadell (3rd Time)

05 Oct 1888 - 29 Apr 1889 Louis Henry Emile Tucker ....................... 1843-1925

                          (acting)

29 Apr 1889 - 15 Apr 1892 Thomas Cadell (4th Time)

16 Apr 1892 - 25 Jul 1894 Norman Mcleod Thomas Horsford .................. 1840-1907

25 Jul      - 03 Aug 1894 Edward Horace Man

                          (acting)

03 Aug 1894 - 03 Sep 1896 Richard Carnac Temple (1st Time) ............... 1850-1931

                          (acting)

03 Sep      - 24 Nov 1896 Frank William Chatterton ....................... 1839-1924

                          (acting)

24 Nov 1896 - 21 Jan 1898 Richard Carnac Temple (2nd Time)

21 Jan 1898 - 31 Jan 1900 George Wemyss Anson ............................ 1848-1916

                          (acting)

31 Jan 1900 - 09 May 1901 Richard Carnac Temple (3rd Time)

09 May      - 10 Nov 1901 Somerset Henry Paul Graves

                          (acting)

10 Nov      - 14 Nov 1901 Francis Edward Tuson (1st Time) ................ 1850-1923

                          (acting)

14 Nov 1901 - 09 May 1903 Richard Carnac Temple (4th Time)

09 May 1903 - 09 Apr 1904 Francis Edward Tuson (2nd Time)

                          (acting)

09 Apr 1904 - 14 Apr 1906 William Rudolph Henry Merk ..................... 1852-1925

14 Oct 1906 - 24 Sep 1907 Herbert Arrott Browning (1st Time) ............. 1861-1951

24 Sep      - 10 Oct 1907 Henry Graham Tayler ............................ 1855-1941

                          (acting)

10 Oct 1907 - 16 Oct 1908 Lionel Herbert ................................. 1860-1929

                          (acting)

16 Oct 1908 - 16 Feb 1913 Herbert Arrott Browning (2nd Time)

16 Feb 1913 - 14 Apr 1914 Montague William Douglas (1st Time) ............ 1863-1957

14 Apr      - 16 Oct 1914 John Hope Simpson (1st Time) ................... 1868-1941

                          (acting)

16 Oct 1914 - 13 May 1916 Montague William Douglas (2nd Time)

13 May      - 19 May 1916 John Hope Simpson (2nd Time)

19 May 1916 - 29 Jun 1919 Montague William Douglas (3rd Time)

29 Jun      - 11 Oct 1919 Reginald Fendall Lowis ......................... 1867-1962

                          (acting)

11 Oct 1919 - 23 May 1920 Montague William Douglas (4th Time)

23 May 1920 - 17 Sep 1922 Henry Cecil Beadon ............................. 1874-1959

17 Sep 1922 - 23 Apr 1923 John Moncrieff Wright (1st Time) ............... 1884-1971

                          (acting)

23 Apr 1923 - 18 Jun 1924 Michael Lloyd Ferrar (1st Time) ................ 1876-1971

18 Jun      - 27 Oct 1924 John Moncrieff Wright (2nd Time)

                          (acting)

27 Oct 1924 - 01 Nov 1927 Michael Lloyd Ferrar (2nd Time)

01 Nov 1927 - 01 Aug 1928 John Moncrieff Wright (3rd Time)

01 Aug 1928 - 12 Apr 1931 Michael Lloyd Ferrar (3rd Time)

12 Apr      - 25 Aug 1931 Geoffrey Worsley ............................... 1888-1931

                          (acting)

25 Aug      - 07 Dec 1931 Edward Courtenay Kenny ......................... 1885-1956

                          (acting)

07 Dec 1931 - 06 Feb 1935 John William Smyth ............................. 1880-1968

06 Feb 1935 - 07 Feb 1938 William Alexander Cosgrave ..................... 1879-1952

07 Feb 1938 - 23 Mar 1942 Charles Francis Waterfall ...................... 1888-1954

                          (Japanese prisoner 1942-45)

23 Mar 1942 - 26 Jun 1944 Ishikawa Shigeru ............................... 1889-1947

                           (Japanese military governor)

29 Dec 1943 - 02 Aug 1945 Arcot Doraisawmy Loganadan ..................... 1889-1949

                          (Free Governemnt of India governor)

26 Jun 1944 - 09 Oct 1945 Hara Teizo ..................................... 1892-1946

                          (Japanese military governor)

02 Oct 1944 - 02 Aug 1945 Mansoor Ali Avi

                          (acting for Loganandan)

09 Oct 1945 - 06 Feb 1946 Joseph Arthur Salomons ......................... 1900-1973

07 Feb 1946 -    Feb 1947 Noel Kennedy Paterson .......................... 1905-1984

   Feb 1947 - 07 Jul 1949 Inam-ul Majid .................................. 1895-19..



Assam


1824                      Occupied by Great Britain

1826                      Ceded to British ruled Bengal by Burma

16 Oct 1905 - 01 Apr 1912 Province of Eastern Bengal and Assam

01 Apr 1912               Assam a separate province

15 Mar      -    Jul 1944 Naga occupied by Japan

01 Apr 1946               Self-rule

15 Aug 1947               Part of independent India

26 Jan 1950               State


Chief Commissioners

07 Feb 1874 - 25 Jun 1878 Richard Harte Keatinge ......................... s.a

22 Jun 1878 - 25 May 1881 Stewart Colvin Bayley .......................... 1836-1925

                          (acting to 17 Jun 1880)

25 Mar 1881 - 08 Jul 1883 Charles Alfred Elliott (1st Time) .............. 1835-1911

08 Jul      - 07 Oct 1883 William Erskine Ward (1st Time) ................ 1833-1916

                          (acting)

07 Oct 1883 - 27 Feb 1885 Charles Alfred Elliott (2nd Time)

27 Feb 1885 - 31 Oct 1887 William Erskine Ward (2nd Time)

31 Oct 1887 - 16 Jul 1889 Dennis Fitzpatrick ............................. 1837-1920

16 Jul      - 22 Oct 1889 James Westland ................................. 1842-1903

22 Oct 1889 - 24 Mar 1891 James Wallace Quinton .......................... 1834-1891

24 Mar      - 27 May 1891 Sir Henry Collett .............................. 1836-1902

27 May 1891 - 17 Jul 1894 William Erskine Ward (3rd Time)

17 Jul 1894 - 27 Nov 1896 Sir Charles James Lyall ........................ 1845-1920

27 Nov 1896 - 29 Apr 1902 Henry John Stedman Cotton ...................... 1845-1915

29 Apr 1902 - 30 Jul 1903 Charles Walter Bolton .......................... 1850-19..

                          (acting)

30 Jul 1903 - 16 Oct 1905 Joseph Bampfylde Fuller ........................ 1854-1935

01 Apr 1912 - 1918        Archdale Earle ................................. 1861-1934

       1918 - 02 Apr 1921 Sir Nicholas Dodd Beatson Bell ................. 1867-1936

Governors

02 Apr 1921 - 10 Oct 1922 Sir William Sinclair Marris .................... 1873-1945

10 Oct 1922 - 28 Jun 1927 Sir John Henry Kerr ............................ 1871-1934

10 Apr      - 11 Dec 1925 William James Reid ............................. 1871-1939

                          (acting)

28 Jun 1927 - 11 May 1932 Sir Egbert Laurie Lucas Hammond ................ 1873-1939

11 May 1932 - 04 May 1937 Sir Michael Keane .............................. 1874-1937

04 May 1937 - 04 May 1942 Robert Neil Reid ............................... 1883-1964

04 May 1942 - 04 May 1947 Sir Andrew Gourlay Clow ........................ 1890-1957

15 Mar      - 18 Jul 1944 Mutaguchi Renya ................................ 1888-1966

                          (Japanese Military commander)

16 Mar      - 16 Jul 1944 A.C. Chatterjee

                          (governor of the Free India liberated territories)

04 May 1947 - 28 Dec 1948 Sir Mohammed SalidAkbar Hydari ................. 1894-1948

30 Dec 1948 - 16 Feb 1949 Sir Ronald Francis Lodge ....................... 1889-1960

16 Feb 1949 - 27 May 1950 Sri Prakasa .................................... 1890-1971


Chief Ministers

01 Apr 1937 - 19 Sep 1938 Maulavi Saiyid Mohammed Saadullah (1st Time) ... 1885-1955

19 Sep 1938 - 17 Nov 1939 Gopinath Bordoloi (1st Time) ................... 1890-1950

17 Nov 1939 - 24 Dec 1941 Maulavi Saiyid Mohammed Saadullah (2nd Time) 

25 Aug 1942 - 11 Feb 1946 Maulavi Saiyid Mohammed Saadullah (3rd Time)

11 Feb 1946 - 06 Aug 1950 Gopinath Bordoloi (2nd Time)


Baluchistan


19 Jun 1877               British occupation of Quetta

01 Oct 1887               Baluchistan and Tribal Areas province

01 Nov 1887               Part of British Indian Empire

14 Aug 1947               Part of independent Pakistan


Chief Commissioners

19 Jul 1877 - 11 Dec 1887 Sir Oliver Beauchamp Coventry St. John ......... 1837-1891

                          (1st Time, acting)

11 Dec 1887 - 21 Apr 1891 Sir Robert Groves Sandeman (1st Time) .......... 1835-1892

03 Apr      - 08 Oct 1889 Sir Henry North Dalrymple Prendergast .......... 1834-1913

                          (acting)

23 Apr      - 09 Jul 1891 Sir Hugh Shakespear Barnes (1st Time) .......... 1853-1940

                          (acting)

09 Jul      - 16 Nov 1891 John Biddulph .................................. 1840-1922

                          (acting)

16 Nov 1891 - 29 Jan 1892 Sir Robert Groves Sandeman (2nd Time)

30 Jan      - 21 Mar 1892 Sir Hugh Shakespear Barnes (2nd Time)

                          (acting)

22 Mar 1892 - 13 Jun 1896 Sir James Browne ............................... 1839-1896

13 Jun 1896 - 12 Apr 1899 Sir Hugh Shakespear Barnes (3rd Time)

                          (acting)

12 Apr      - 21 Dec 1899 Henry Wylie .................................... 1844-1918

                          (acting)

22 Dec 1899 - 20 Nov 1900 Sir Hugh Shakespear Barnes (5th Time)

28 Nov 1900 - 31 Oct 1904 Charles Edward Yate ............................ 1849-1940

01 Nov 1904 - 23 Jan 1905 John Ramsay (1st Time) ......................... 1862-1942

                          (acting)

23 Jan 1905 - 02 Apr 1907 Alexander Lauzen Pendock Turner ................ 1861-1941

02 Apr 1907 - 03 Jun 1909 Sir Arthur Henry McMahon (1st Time) ............ 1862-1949

03 Jun      - 06 Sep 1909 Charles Archer (1st Time) ...................... 1861-1941

                          (acting)

06 Sep 1909 - 25 Apr 1911 Sir Arthur Henry McMahon (2nd Time)

25 Apr 1911 - 21 Oct 1912 John Ramsay (2nd Time)

21 Oct      - 14 Nov 1912 Charles Archer (2nd Time)

                          (acting)

14 Nov 1912 - 02 Apr 1914 John Ramsay (2nd Time)

02 Apr      - 23 May 1914 Charles Archer (3rd Time)

23 May 1914 - 05 Dec 1917 John Ramsay (3rd Time)

05 Dec 1917 - 01 Sep 1919 Sir Henry Robert Conway Dobbs .................. 1871-1934

01 Sep 1919 - 12 Jun 1922 Armine Brereton Dew ............................ 1867-1941

12 Jun 1922 - 07 Jul 1926 Frederick William Johnston ..................... 1872-1947

12 Nov 1925 - 04 Nov 1927 Edmond Henry Salt James (1st Time) ............. 1874-1952

                          (acting to 07 Jul 1926)

04 Feb 1927 - 02 Feb 1929 Henry Beauchamp St. John ....................... 1874-1954

02 Sep      - 01 Oct 1929 Edmond Henry Salt James (2nd Time)

                          (acting)

01 Oct 1929 - 17 Dec 1931 Charles Edward Bruce ........................... 1876-1950

                           (acting)

17 Dec 1931 - 10 May 1932 Alexander Norman Ley Carter (1st Time) ......... 1880-1957

                          (acting)

10 May      - 01 Oct 1932 John Aloysius Brett ............................ 1879-1955

                          (acting)

01 Oct 1932 - 01 Apr 1936 Alexander Norman Ley Carter (2nd Time)

18 Apr 1936 - 20 Jun 1937 Arthur Edward Broadbent Parsons (1st Time) ..... 1884-1966

20 Jun      - 28 Nov 1937 Ronald Evelyn Leslie Wingate ................... 1889-1978

                          (acting)

28 Nov 1937 - 14 Mar 1938 Olaf Kirkpatrick Caroe ......................... 1892-1981

14 Mar 1938 - 11 Aug 1939 Arthur Edward Broadbent Parsons (2nd Time)

11 Aug 1939 - 24 Nov 1943 Sir Herbert Aubrey Francis Metcalfe ............ 1883-1943

24 Nov 1943 - 12 May 1946 William Rupert Hay ............................. 1893-1962

12 May      - 1946        Henry Mortimer Poulton ......................... 1898-1973

       1946 - 03 Oct 1947 Sir Geoffrey Prior ............................. 1896-1972

Bengal


03 Sep 1681               English Bengal Agency

17 Jul 1682 - 1694        Presidency of Coromandel and Bengal

26 May 1700               Presidency of Fort William in Bengal

20 Oct 1774 - 1858        Direct rule by the British East India Company

01 May 1854               Bengal, Bihar, Orissa and Assam part of the Lower Provinces

                           of Bengal

01 Jan 1877               Part of the British Indian Empire

16 Oct 1905 - 31 Mar 1912 Partioned into (West) Bengal and East Bengal and Assam provinces

01 Apr 1912               Assam, Bihar and Orissa separate provinces

01 Apr 1937               Bengal Presidency

03 Jul 1946               Divieded into East Bengal and West Bengal provinces

14 Aug 1947               Partioned between independent India and Pakistan


Chief Agents of the Bengal Agency

03 Sep 1681 - 17 Jul 1684 William Hedges

17 Jul 1684               John Beard

Presidents of the Presidency

08 Aug 1684 - 26 Jan 1685 William Gyfford

26 Jan 1685 - 10 Jan 1693 Job Charnock

10 Jan      - 12 Aug 1693 Francis Ellis

                          (acting)

Chief Agents of the Bengal Agency

12 Aug 1693 - 1698        Charles Eyre (1st Time)

1698 - 1699               John Beard

   Dec 1699 - 26 May 1700 Charles Eyre (1st Time)

Lieutenant governors of Lower Provinces of Bengal

01 May 1854 - 01 May 1859 Frederick James Hal ........................... 1807-1901

01 May 1859 - 24 Apr 1862 John Peter Grant .............................. 1807-1863

24 Apr 1862 - 24 Apr 1867 Sir Cecil Beadon .............................. 1816-1880

24 Apr 1867 - 01 Mar 1871 William Grey .................................. 1818-1878

01 Mar 1878 - 09 Apr 1874 George Campbell ............................... 1824-1892

09 Apr 1874 - 08 Jan 1877 Richard Temple ................................ 1826-1902

08 Jan 1877 - 15 Jul 1879 Ashley Eden ................................... 1831-1887

15 Jul 1879 - 24 Apr 1882 Stewart Colvin Bayley (1st Time) .............. 1836-1925

                          (acting to 01 Dec 1879)

24 Apr 1882 - 11 Aug 1885 Augustus Rivers Thompson ...................... 1829-1890

11 Aug 1885 - 02 Apr 1887 Horace Abel Cockerell ......................... 1832-1908

02 Apr 1887 - 17 Dec 1890 Stewart Colvin Bayley (2nd Time)

17 Dec 1890 - 30 May 1893 Charles Alfred Elliot ......................... 1836-1911

30 May 1893 - 18 Dec 1895 Anthony Patrick McDonnell ..................... 1844-1925

18 Dec 1895 - 23 Jun 1897 Alexander Mackenzie ........................... 1842-1902

23 Jun 1897 - 06 Apr 1898 Sir Charles Cecil Stevens ..................... 1841-1909

06 Apr 1898 - 21 Nov 1902 John Woodburn ................................. 1848-1902

22 Nov 1902 - 02 Nov 1903 James Austen Bourdillon ....................... 1848-1913

                          (acting)

02 Nov 1903 - 16 Oct 1905 Arthur Henderson Leith Smith .................. 1848-1919

Governors

01 Apr 1912 - 26 Mar 1917 Thomas David Gibson-Carmichael,

                           Baron Carmichael of Skirling ................. 1859-1926

26 Mar 1917 - 28 Mar 1922 Lawrence John Lumley Dundas ................... 1876-1961

28 Mar 1922               Henry Wheeler ................................. 1870-1950

                          (acting)

28 Mar 1922 - 10 Apr 1925 Victor Alexander George Robert Bulwer-Lytton,

                           Earl of Lytton (1st Time) .................... 1876-1947

10 Apr      - 06 Aug 1925 Sir Henry John Kerr ........................... 1871-1934

                          (acting)

06 Aug 1926 - 10 Jun 1926 Victor Alexander George Robert Bulwer-Lytton,

                           Earl of Lytton (2nd Time)

10 Jun      - 09 Oct 1926 Sir Hugh Lansdowne Stephenson ................. 1871-1969

                          (1st Time, acting)

09 Oct 1926 - 28 Mar 1927 Victor Alexander George Robert Bulwer-Lytton,

                           Earl of Lytton (3rd Time) 

28 Mar 1927 - 05 Jun 1930 Francis Stanley Jackson (1st Time) ............ 1870-1947

05 Jun      - 21 Sep 1930 Sir Hugh Lansdowne Stephenson (2nd Time)

                          (acting)

21 Sep 1930 - 29 Mar 1932 Francis Stanley Jackson (2nd Time)

29 Mar 1932 - 10 Aug 1934 Sir John Anderson (1st Time) .................. 1882-1958

10 Aug      - 02 Dec 1934 John Ackroyd Woodhead (1st Time) .............. 1881-1973

                          (acting)

02 Dec 1934 - 27 Nov 1937 Sir John Anderson (2nd Time)

27 Nov 1937 - 24 Feb 1939 Michael Herbert Rudolph Knatchbull-Hugessen,

                           Baron Brabourne .............................. 1895-1939

24 Feb      - 12 Jun 1939 Robert Neil Reed (1st Time) ................... 1883-1964

                          (acting)

12 Jun      - 18 Nov 1939 John Ackroyd Woodhead (2nd Time)

18 Nov 1939 - 06 Sep 1943 John Arthur Herbert ........................... 1895-1943

06 Sep 1943 - 22 Jan 1944 Thomas George Rutherford ...................... 1886-1957

                          (acting)

22 Jan 1944 - 19 Feb 1946 Richard Gardiner Casey ........................ 1890-1976

19 Feb 1946 - 14 Aug 1947 Sir Frederick John Burrows .................... 1887-1973


Chief Ministers

01 Apr 1937 - 24 Apr 1943 Abdul Kashem Fazlul Hug ....................... 1873-1962

24 Apr 1943 - 28 Mar 1945 Khawaja Nazimuddin ............................ 1894-1964


Lieutenant Governors

16 Oct 1905 - 10 Apr 1906 Arthur Henderson Leith Smith .................. 1848-1919

10 Apr      - 16 Aug 1906 Lancelot Hare ................................. 1851-1922

                          (acting)

16 Aug 1906 - 01 Dec 1908 Sir Francis Alexander Slacke .................. 1853-1940

01 Dec 1908 - 14 Jul 1911 Sir Edward Norman Baker ....................... 1857-1913

14 Jul 1911 - 31 Mar 1912 Sir Frederick William Duke .................... 1863-1914

Governors

15 Aug 1947 - 21 Jun 1948 Chakravarti Rajagopalachari ................... 1878-1972

21 Jun 1948 - 25 Jan 1950 Kailash Nathi Katju ........................... 1887-1968


Chief Ministers

03 Jul 1946 - 14 Jan 1948 Prafulla Chandra Ghosh ........................ 1891-1983

14 Jan 1948 - 25 Jan 1950 Bidhan Chandra Roy ............................ 1882-1962


Bihar and Orissa


01 Apr 1912               Bihar and Orissa province separated from the Bengal presidency

01 Apr 1936               Bihar and Orissa separated into separate provinces


Lieutenant Governors

01 Apr 1912 - 19 Nov 1915 Sir Charles Stuart Bayley ..................... 1854-1935

19 Nov 1915 - 05 Apr 1918 Sir Edward Albert Gait (1st Time) ............. 1863-1950

05 Apr      - 12 Jul 1918 Sir Edward Vere Levinge ....................... 1867-1954

                          (acting)

12 Jul 1918 - 29 Dec 1920 Sir Edward Albert Gait (2nd Time) 

Governors

29 Dec 1920 - 29 Nov 1921 Satyendra Prasanna Sinha,

                           Baron Sinha of Raipur ........................ 1864-1928

29 Nov 1921 - 12 Apr 1922 Havilland Le Mesurier ......................... 1866-1931

                          (acting)

12 Apr 1922 - 07 Apr 1927 Sir Henry Wheeler ............................. 1871-1956

07 Apr 1927 - 07 Apr 1932 Sir Hugh Landsdowne Stephanson ................ 1871-1950

07 Apr 1932 - 31 Mar 1937 Sir James David Sifton ........................ 1878-1952


Bihar


01 Apr 1936               Bihar a separate province

23 Apr 1946               Self-rule

15 Aug 1947               Part of independent India

26 Jan 1950               Bihar state


Governors

01 Apr 1936 - 11 Mar 1937 Sir James David Sifton ........................ s.a

11 Mar 1937 - 05 Aug 1939 Sir Maurice Garnier Hallett ................... 1883-1969

05 Aug 1939 - 09 Jan 1943 Sir Thomas Alexander Stewart .................. 1888-1964

09 Jan      - 06 Sep 1943 Sir Thomas George Rutherford .................. 1886-1957

                          (1st Time, acting)

06 Sep 1943 - 23 Apr 1944 Sir Robert Francis Mudie ...................... 1890-1976

                          (acting)

23 Apr 1944 - 13 May 1946 Sir Thomas George Rutherford (2nd Time)

13 May 1946 - 14 Aug 1947 Sir Huw Dow ................................... 1886-1978

15 Aug 1947 - 11 Jan 1948 Jairamdas Daulatram ........................... 1891-1979

12 Jan 1948 - 25 Jan 1950 Madhavrao Srihari Aney ........................ 1880-1968


Chief Ministers

01 Apr 1936 - 19 Jul 1937 Mohammed Yunus ................................ 1884-1952

20 Jul 1937 - 31 Oct 1939 Srikrishna Sinha (1st Time) ................... 1888-1961

23 Mar 1946 - 25 Jan 1950 Srikrishna Sinha (2nd Time)


23 Dec 1534               Mumbai ceded to the Portuguese by the Mughal Empire

23 Jun 1661               Portuguese Bombaim colony ceded to England as part of

                           Catherine of Braganza's dowry to King Charles II

18 Sep 1662               Portuguese governor refuses to hand over Bombaim

                          to the English

16 Aug 1663               King Joao IV orders the cession to England

23 Sep 1668 - 02 May 1685 Bombay presidency subordinated to Surat

27 Dec 1683 - 19 Nov 1684 Keigwin rebellion against the East India Company

       1703               Surat incorporated into Bombay

       1843 - 31 Mar 1936 Sindh subordinated to Bombay

30 Mar 1946               Self-rule

15 Aug 1947               Province of independent India

26 Jan 1950               State

01 May 1960               Divided into Maharashtra and Gujarat


General and Governor of Bombay

19 Mar 1662 -    Oct 1664 Sir Abraham Shipman

Governors of Bombay

   Oct 1664 - 05 Nov 1666 Humfrey Cooke (acting)

                          (in Bombay from Feb 1665)

05 Nov 1666 - 21 May 1667 Sir Gervase Lucas ............................. 1611-1667

22 May 1667 - 23 Sep 1668 Henry Garey (acting)

23 Sep 1668 - 14 Jul 1669 Sir George Oxenden ............................ 1620-1669

       1668 - 13 Nov 1669 Henry Young (deputy governor)

14 Jul 1669 - 30 Jun 1677 Gerald Aungier ................................ 1635-1677 

1670 - 1676               Phillip Gifford

                          (Deputy Governor)

30 Jun 1677 - 27 Oct 1681 Thomas Rolt ................................... 1631–1710

30 Jun 1677 - 27 Oct 1681 Sir Henry Oxenden 1645–1709

                          (Deputy Governor)

27 Oct 1681 - 04 Feb 1690 Sir John Child ................................ 163.-1690

       1682 - 19 Nov 1684 Charles Ward

                          (Deputy Governor)

                          (Prisoner of Keigwin 27 Dec 1683 - 19 Nov 1684)

27 Dec 1683 - 19 Nov 1684 Richard Keigwin ............................... 1647-1690

                          (in rebellion)

19 Nov 1684 - 1685        Charles Zinzan ................................ 16..-1714

1685 - 1689               Sir John Wyborne .............................. 1650-1708

04 Feb 1690 - 10 May 1694 Bartholomew Harris ............................ 1648–1694

10 May 1694 - 17 May 1694 Daniel Annesley

                          (acting)

17 May 1694 -    Nov 1704 Sir John Gayer ................................ 1651-1711

   Nov 1704 -    Sep 1708 Sir Nicholas Waite

   Sep 1708 - 11 Oct 1715 William Aislabie .............................. 1671-1725

11 Oct      - 26 Dec 1715 Stephen Strutt

                          (acting)

Presidents and Governors of Bombay

26 Dec 1715 - 09 Jan 1722 Charles Boone

09 Jan 1722 - 10 Jan 1729 William Phipps

10 Jan 1729 - 22 Sep 1734 Robert Cowan

22 Sep 1734 - 07 Apr 1739 John Horne    

07 Apr 1739 - 15 Nov 1742 Stephen Law ................................... 1699-1787

15 Nov      - 26 Nov 1742 John Geekie

                          (acting)

26 Nov 1742 - 17 Nov 1750 William Wake

17 Nov 1750 - 28 Feb 1760 Richard Bourchier ............................. 1700-1770

28 Feb 1760 - 27 Jan 1767 Charles Crommelin ............................. 1717-1788

27 Jan 1767 - 23 Feb 1771 Thomas Hodges

26 Feb 1771 – 31 Dec 1783 William Hornby ................................ 1723-1803

Governors

01 Jan 1784 - 09 Jan 1788 Rawson Hart Bodham ............................ 1734-1812

09 Jan      - 06 Sep 1788 Andrew Ramsay Karr ............................ 1739-1799

                          (acting)

06 Sep 1788 - 21 Jan 1790 Sir William Medows ............................ 1738-1813

21 Jan 1790 - 26 Nov 1792 Sir Robert Abercromby ......................... 1740-1827

26 Nov 1792 - 09 Nov 1795 George Dick ................................... 1739-1818

                          (acting)

09 Nov      - 27 Dec 1795 John Griffith

                          (acting) 

27 Dec 1795 - 11 Aug 1811 Jonathan Duncan ............................... 1756-1811

11 Aug 1811 - 12 Aug 1812 George Brown .................................. 1775-1819

                          (acting)

12 Aug 1812 – 31 Oct 1819 Sir Evan Nepean ............................... 1751-1822

01 Nov 1819 – 31 Oct 1827 Mountstuart Elphinstone ....................... 1779-1859

01 Nov 1827 – 30 Nov 1830 Sir John Malcolm .............................. 1769-1833

01 Dec 1830 - 15 Jan 1831 Sir Thomas Sidney Beckwith 1772-1831

17 Jan      - 21 Mar 1831 John Romer .................................... 1780-18..

                          (acting)

21 Mar 1831 - 17 Mar 1835 John Fitzgibbon,

                           Earl of Clare ................................ 1792-1851

17 Mar 1835 - 09 Jul 1838 Sir Robert Grant .............................. 1779-1838

11 Jul 1838 - 31 May 1839 James Farish .................................. 1791-1873

                          (acting)

31 May 1839 - 28 Apr 1841 Sir James Rivett-Carnac ....................... 1785-1846

28 Apr 1841 - 09 Jun 1842 George William Anderson ....................... 1791-1857

                          (acting)

09 Jun 1842 - 06 Aug 1846 Sir George Arthur ............................. 1784-1854

06 Aug 1846 - 23 Jan 1847 Lestock Robert Reid ........................... 1799-1878

                          (acting)

23 Jan 1847 - 01 May 1848 Sir George Russell Clerk (1st Time) ........... 1800-1889

                          (acting)

01 May 1848 - 26 Dec 1853 Lucius Bentinck Carey,

                           Viscount Falkland ............................ 1803-1884

26 Dec 1853 - 11 May 1860 John Elphinstone, Baron Elphinstone ........... 1807-1860

11 May 1860 - 24 Apr 1862 Sir George Russell Clerk (2nd time) 

                           (acting)

24 Apr 1862 - 06 Mar 1867 Sir Henry Bartle Edward Frere ................. 1815-1884

06 Mar 1867 - 06 May 1872 William Robert Seymour Vesey Fitzgerald ....... 1818-1885             

06 May 1872 - 30 Apr 1877 Sir Philip Edmond Wodehouse ................... 1811-1887

30 Apr 1877 - 13 Mar 1880 Sir Richard Temple, Baron Nash ................ 1826-1902

13 Mar      - 28 Apr 1880 Lionel Robert Ashburner ....................... 1827-1907

                          (acting)

28 Apr 1880 - 27 Mar 1885 Sir James Fergusson ........................... 1823-1907

27 Mar      - 30 Mar 1885 James Braithwaite Peile ....................... 1833-1906

                          (acting)

30 Mar 1885 - 12 Apr 1890 Donald James Mackay, Baron Reay ............... 1839-1921

12 Apr 1890 - 16 Feb 1895 George Robert Canning Harris,

                           Baron Harris ................................. 1851-1932

16 Feb 1895 - 18 Feb 1895 Herbert Mills Birdwood ........................ 1837-1907

                          (acting)

18 Feb 1895 - 17 Feb 1900 William Mansfield, Baron Sandhurst ............ 1857-1933

17 Feb 1900 - 05 Sep 1903 Henry Stafford Northcote,

                           Baron Northcote .............................. 1846-1911

05 Sep      - 12 Dec 1903 Sir James Monteath ............................ 1847-1929

                          (acting)

12 Dec 1903 - 28 Jul 1907 Charles Wallace Cochrane Baillie,

                           Baron Lamington .............................. 1860-1940

28 Jul      - 18 Oct 1907 Sir John William Pitt Muir-Mackenzie .......... 1854-1916

                          (acting)

18 Oct 1907 - 04 Apr 1913 Sir George Sydenham Clarke,

                           Baron Sydenham ............................... 1848-1933

04 Apr 1913 - 17 Dec 1918 George Freeman Freeman-Thomas,

                           Baron Willingdon ............................. 1866-1941

17 Dec 1918 - 08 Dec 1923 Sir George Ambrose Lloyd ...................... 1879-1941

08 Dec      - 10 Dec 1923 Sir Maurice Hayward ........................... 1868-1964

                          (acting)

10 Dec 1923 - 20 Mar 1926 Sir Leslie Orme Wilson ........................ 1876-1955

20 Mar 1926 - 08 Dec 1928 Sir Henry Staveley Lawrence ................... 1870-1949

                          (acting)

08 Dec 1928 - 25 Apr 1931 Sir Frederick Hugh Sykes ...................... 1877-1954

25 Apr 1931 - 30 May 1937 Michael Herbert Rudolph Knatchbull-Hugessen, 

                           Baron Brabourne .............................. 1895-1939

30 May      - 18 Sep 1937 Sir Robert Duncan Bell ........................ 1878-1953

                          (acting)

18 Sep 1937 - 24 Mar 1943 Sir Lawrence Roger Lumley ..................... 1896-1969

24 Mar 1943 - 05 Jan 1948 Sir David John Colville ....................... 1894-1954

06 Jan 1948 - 25 Jan 1950 Raja Sir Maharja Singh ........................ 1878-1959


Chief Ministers

01 Apr      - 19 Jul 1937 Sir Dhanjishah Bomanjee Cooper ................ 1878-1947

                          (interim)

19 Jul 1939 - 04 Nov 1939 Bal Gangadhar Kher (1st Time) ................. 1888-1957

30 Mar 1946 - 25 Jan 1950 Bal Gangadhar Kher (2nd Time)


Central Provinces (Nagpur)


       1852               Kingdom of Nagpur annexed by Britain

11 Dec 1853               Nagpur formally annexed by Great Britain

       1861               Nagpur united Saugor and Nerbudda

       1862               Renamed Central Provinces

01 Oct 1903               Hydrabadi ruled Berar under British administration

24 Oct 1936               Berar united with the Central Provinces

20 Apr 1946               Self-rule

15 Aug 1947               Central Provinces and Berar part of independent India

26 Jan 1950               Renamed Madhya Pradesh state


Chief Commissioners

11 Dec 1861 - 27 Feb 1862 Edward King Elliot (1st Time) ................. 1811-1865

27 Feb      - 25 Apr 1862 J.K Spence

                          (acting)

25 Apr 1862 - 18 Dec 1863 Sir Richard Temple (1st Time) ................. 1826-1902

                          (acting)

18 Dec 1863 - 12 Mar 1864 Edward King Elliot (2nd Time)

17 Mar 1864 - 24 Apr 1865 Sir Richard Temple (2nd Time)

24 Apr      - 06 Nov 1865 John Scarlett Campbell ........................ 1828-1897

                          (acting)

06 Nov 1865 - 04 Apr 1866 Sir Richard Temple (3rd Time)

04 Apr 1866 - 27 Nov 1867 Sir John Henry Morris (1st Time) .............. 1828-1896

                          (acting)

27 Nov 1867 - 16 Apr 1868 George Campbell ............................... 1824-1892

16 Apr 1868 - 08 Jul 1870 Sir John Henry Morris (2nd Time)

08 Jul 1870 - 06 Jul 1872 Richard Hart Keatinge ......................... 1825-1904

                          (acting)

06 Jul 1872 - 11 Apr 1879 Sir John Henry Morris (3rd Time)

11 Apr      - 15 Nov 1879 Charles Grant ................................. 1836-1903

                          (acting)

15 Nov 1879 - 30 Apr 1883 Sir John Henry Morris (4th Time)

01 May 1883 - 31 Mar 1884 William Brittain Jones ........................ 1834-1921

01 Apr 1884 - 15 Dec 1885 Sir Charles Haukes Todd Crosthwaite ........... 1885-1915

15 Dec 1885 - 19 Feb 1887 Dennis FitzPatrick ............................ 1827-1920

                          (acting)

19 Feb      - 27 Mar 1887 John William Neil (1st Time)

                          (acting)

27 Mar 1887 - 22 Jul 1889 Alexander MacKenzie (1st Time) ................ 1842-1902

22 Jul      - 07 Oct 1889 Robert Joseph Crosthwaite ..................... 1841-1917

                          (acting)

07 Jul 1889 - 18 Nov 1890 Alexander MacKenzie (2nd Time)

18 Nov 1890 - 28 Jan 1891 John William Neil (2nd Time)

28 Jan 1891 - 25 May 1893 Sir Anthony Patrick MacDonnell ................ 1844-1925

25 May 1893 - 21 Dec 1895 Sir John Woodburn ............................. 1843-1902

21 Dec 1895 - 14 Jul 1898 Sir Charles James Lyall ....................... 1845-1920

14 Jul 1898 - 27 Nov 1899 Sir Denzil Charles Jelf Ibbetson .............. 1847-1908

27 Nov 1899 - 16 Sep 1902 Sir Andrew Henderson Leith Fraser ............. 1848-1919

16 Sep 1902 - 18 Mar 1904 John Prescott Hewett .......................... 1854-1911

18 Mar 1904 - 04 May 1905 Frederick Styles Philpin Lely ................. 1846-1934

04 May 1905 - 27 Jul 1906 John Ontario Miller (1st Time) ................ 1857-1943

27 Jul      - 21 Oct 1906 Stanley Ismay ................................. 1848-1914

                          (acting)

22 Oct 1906 - 04 Mar 1907 John Ontario Miller (2nd Time)

04 Mar      - 24 Mar 1907 Francis Angelo Theodore Phillips .............. 1857-1935

25 Mar 1907 - 02 Aug 1912 Reginald Henry Craddock ....................... 1864-1937

03 Aug 1912 - 25 Jan 1920 Sir Benjamin Robertson ........................ 1864-1953

Governors

26 Jan 1920 - 26 Jan 1925 Sir Frank George Sly .......................... 1876-1932

26 Jan 1925 - 19 Aug 1927 Sir Montagu Sherard Daws Butler (1st Time) .... 1873-1952

19 Aug      - 16 Dec 1927 John Thomas Martens ........................... 1872-1929

                          (acting)

16 Dec 1927 - 29 Nov 1929 Sir Montagu Sherard Daws Butler (2nd Time)

29 Nov 1929 - 29 Mar 1930 Shripad Balwant Tambe

                          (acting)

29 Mar 1930 - 29 Jul 1932 Sir Montagu Sherard Daws Butler (3rd Time)

29 Jul      - 25 Nov 1932 Sir Arthur Edward Nelson ...................... 1875-1950

25 Nov 1932 - 15 Sep 1933 Sir Hyde Clarendon Gowan (1st Time) ........... 1878-1939

15 Sep 1933 - 15 May 1935 Sir Montagu Sherard Daws Butler (4th Time)

15 May 1935 - 11 Sep 1936 E. Raghavendra Rao ............................ 1889-1942

                          (acting)

11 Sep 1936 - 03 Mar 1938 Sir Hyde Clarendon Gowan (2nd Time)

03 Mar      - 27 Mar 1938 Hugh Bromford ................................. 1882-1942

27 Mar 1938 - 01 Jul 1940 Sir Francis Verner Wylie ...................... 1891-1970

01 Jul 1940 - 16 Sep 1946 Sir Henry Joseph Twynam ....................... 1887-1966

16 Sep 1946 - 14 Aug 1947 Sir Frederick Chalmers-Bourne ................. 1891-1977

15 Aug 1947 - 25 Jan 1950 Mangaldas Mancharam Pakvasa ................... 1882-1968


Chief Ministers

01 Apr 1936 - 14 Jul 1937 E. Raghavendra Rao ............................ s.a

14 Jul 1936 - 29 Jul 1938 Narayan Bhaskar Khare ......................... 1882-1970

20 Apr 1946 - 31 Dec 1956 Ravi Shakar Shukla ............................ 1877-1956

Coorge


10 Apr 1834               Kodagu (Coorge) kingdom annexed by Great Britain

24 Feb 1869 - 30 Jun 1940 Coorge province subordinated to the Kingdom of Mysore

15 Aug 1947               Province of independent India

26 Jan 1950               State of Coorge (part C)

01 Nov 1956               Part of Mysore (Karnataka) state



Chief Commissioners

01 Jul 1940 - 26 Apr 1943 Joseph William Pritchard ...................... 1903-19..

26 Apr 1943 -    Mar 1949 Diwan Bahadur Ketoli Chengappa ................ 1878-19..

   Mar 1949 - 1950        C.T Mudaliar

       1950 - 31 Oct 1956 Kanwar Daya Singh Bedi ........................ 1899-1975


Chief Minister

17 Mar 1952 - 31 Oct 1956 Cheppudira Muthana Poonacha ................... 1910-1990 INC


Dehli


       1911               Capital moved from Calcutta to Dehli

17 Sep 1912               Dehli province separated from Pujab

15 Aug 1947               Dehli a province of independnet India

26 Jan 1950               state


Chief Comissioners

01 Oct 1912 - 1918        William Malcome Hailey ........................ 1872-1969

1918 - 1924               Claud Alexander Barron ........................ 1871-1948

1924 - 1926               Evelyn Robins Abbott .......................... 1873-1950

1926 - 1928               Alexander Montague Stow ....................... 1873-1936

1928                      John Nesbitt Gordon Johnson (1st Time) ........ 1885-1955

                          (acting)

08 Sep 1928 - 1932        John Parronet Thompson ........................ 1873-1935

22 Mar 1932 - 1937        John Nesbitt Gordon Johnson (2nd Time)

1937 - 1940               Evan Meredith Jenkins ......................... 1896-1985

01 Jul 1940 - 1945        Arthur Vivian Askwith ......................... 1893-1971

06 Sep 1945 - 14 Aug 1947 William Christie .............................. 1896-1983

15 Aug 1947 - 25 Jan 1950 Shankar Prasada ............................... 1905-19..


Madras


Governors

28 Mar 1859 - 08 Jun 1860 Sir Charles Edward Trevelyan .................. 1807-1886

08 Jun      - 05 Jul 1860 William Ambrose Morehead (1st Time) ........... 1805-1863

                          (acting)

05 Jul      - 02 Aug 1860 Sir Henry George Ward ......................... 1797-1860

04 Aug 1860 - 18 Feb 1861 William Ambrose Morehead (2nd Time)

                          (acting)

18 Feb 1861 - 27 Mar 1866 Sir William Thomas Denison .................... 1804-1871

26 Nov 1863 - 18 Jan 1864 Edward Maltby ................................. 1812-1894

                          (acting)

27 Mar 1866 - 19 Feb 1872 Francis Napier,

                           Baron Napier of Merchistoun .................. 1819-1898

19 Feb      - 15 May 1872 Alexander John Arbuthont ...................... 1822-1907

                          (acting)

15 May 1872 - 27 Apr 1875 Vere Henry Hobart ............................. 1818-1875

29 Apr      - 23 Nov 1875 William Rose Robinson ......................... 1822-1886

                          (acting)

23 Nov 1875 - 20 Dec 1880 Richard Plantagenet Campbell

                           Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville,

                           Duke of Buckingham and Chandos ............... 1823-1889

20 Dec 1880 - 24 May 1881 William Patrick Adam .......................... 1823-1881

24 May      - 05 Nov 1881 William Huddleston ............................ 1826-1894

                          (acting)

05 Nov 1881 - 08 Dec 1886 Mountstuart Elphinstone Grant Duff ............ 1828-1896

08 Dec 1886 - 01 Dec 1890 Robert Bourke, Baron Connemara ................ 1827-1903

01 Dec 1890 - 23 Jan 1891 John Henry Garstin ............................ 1838-1903

                          (acting)

23 Jan 1891 - 18 Mar 1896 Bentley Lawley, Baron Wentley ................. 1849-1912

18 Mar 1896 - 28 Dec 1900 Sir Arthur Elibank Havelock ................... 1844-1908

28 Dec 1900 - 15 Feb 1906 Arthur Oliver Villiers-Russell,

                           Baron Ampthill ............................... 1869-1935

30 Apr      - 13 Dec 1904 James Thompson ................................ 1848-1929

                          (acting)

15 Feb      - 28 Mar 1906 Gabriel Stoles ................................ 1849-1920

                          (acting)

28 Mar 1906 - 03 Nov 1911 Sir Arthur Lawley ............................. 1860-1932

03 Nov 1911 - 30 Mar 1912 Thomas David Gibson-Carmichael,

                           Baron Carmichael ............................. 1859-1926

30 Mar      - 30 Oct 1912 Sir Murray Hammick ............................ 1854-1936

                          (acting)

30 Oct 1912 - 29 Mar 1919 John Sinclair, Baron Pentland ................. 1860-1925

29 Mar      - 10 Apr 1919 Sir Alexander Gordon Cardew ................... 1861-1937

                          (acting)

10 Apr 1919 - 12 Apr 1924 George Freeman Freeman-Thomas,

                           Baron Willington ............................. 1866-1941

14 Apr 1924 - 29 Jun 1929 George Joachim Goschen,

                           Viscount Goschen Hawkhurst ................... 1866-1952

29 Jun      - 11 Nov 1929 Sir Norman Edward Majoribanks ................. 1872-1939

                          (acting)

11 Nov 1929 - 15 Nov 1934 Sir George Frederick Stanley .................. 1872-1938

16 May      - 16 Aug 1934 Khan Bahadur Sir Mohammed Usman Sahib Bahadur . 1884-1960

                          (acting)

15 Nov 1934 - 12 Mar 1940 Sir Francis Ashley Erskine .................... 1895-1953

18 Jun      - 01 Oct 1936 Rai Bahadur Sir Kurma Venkata Reddi Naidu ..... 1875-1942

                          (acting)

12 Mar 1940 - 26 Feb 1946 Arthur Oswald James Hope ...................... 1897-1958

26 Feb      - 05 May 1946 Sir Henry Foley Knight ........................ 1886-1960

                          (acting)

05 May 1946 - 07 Sep 1948 Sir Archibald Edward Nye ...................... 1895-1967



Chief Ministers

11 Jul 1921 - 03 Dec 1926 Raja Sir Panaganti Ramarayaningar of Panagal .. 1866-1928

04 Dec 1926 - 27 Oct 1930 Paramasivan Subbarayan ........................ 1889-1962

27 Oct 1930 - 04 Nov 1932 Bollina Munuswamy Naidu ....................... 1885-1935

05 Nov 1932 - 04 Apr 1936 Raja Sri Ravu Svetachalapati

                           Sir Ramakrishna Ranga Rao, Raja of Bobbili ... 1901-1978

                          (1st Time)

04 Apr      - 24 Aug 1936 Ponnambala Thiago Rajan ....................... 1892-1974

24 Aug 1936 - 01 Apr 1937 Raja Sri Ravu Svetachalapati

                           Sir Ramakrishna Ranga Rao, Raja of Bobbili

                           (2nd Time)

01 Apr      - 14 Jul 1937 Rao Bahadur Kurma Venkatareddy Naidu .......... 1875-1942

14 Jul 1937 - 29 Oct 1939 Chakravati Rajagopalachari .................... 1878-1972

29 Oct 1939 - 30 Apr 1946 Governor's Rule

01 May 1946 - 23 Mar 1947 Tanguturi Prakasam Pantulu .................... 1872-1957

23 Mar 1947 - 06 Apr 1949 Omandur Ramasamy Reddiyar ..................... 1895-1970


North-West Frontier Province


25 Oct 1901               North-West Frontier Province created from part of Punjab

14 Oct 1947               Part of Pakistan


Chief Commissioners

09 Nov 1901 - 07 Jul 1908 Harold Arthur Deane ........................... 1854-1908

07 Jul 1908 - 16 Nov 1909 Sir George Olof Roos-Keppel (1st Time) ........ 1866-1921

16 Nov 1909 - 01 Nov 1910 William Rudolph Henry Merck ................... 1852-1925

                          (acting)

01 Nov 1910 - 28 Aug 1913 Sir George Olof Roos-Keppel (2nd Time)

28 Aug 1913 - 28 Jan 1915 Sir John Stuart Donald ........................ 1861-1948

                          (acting)

28 Jan 1915 - 10 Sep 1919 Sir George Olof Roos-Keppel (3rd Time)

10 Sep 1919 - 08 Mar 1921 Sir Alfred Hamilton Grant ..................... 1872-1937

08 Mar 1921 - 07 Jul 1923 Sir John Loader Maffey ........................ 1877-1969

27 Apr      - 31 Oct 1922 Edmond Henry Salt James ....................... 1874-1952

                          (acting)

07 Jul 1923 - 03 Dec 1925 Horatio Norman Bolton (1st Time) .............. 1875-1965

04 Dec      - 12 Dec 1924 Richard Garratt ............................... 1873-1958

                          (acting)

03 Dec 1925 -    Aug 1926 William John Keen ............................. 1873-1958

                          (acting)

   Aug 1926 - 10 May 1930 Horatio Norman Bolton (2nd Time)

10 May 1930 - 09 Sep 1931 Sir Stuart Edmond Pearks ...................... 1875-1931

Governors

10 Sep 1931 - 02 Mar 1937 Sir Ralph Edwin Hotchkin Griffith ............. 1882-1963

02 Mar 1937 - 11 Aug 1939 Sir George Cunningham (1st Time) .............. 1888-1964

11 Aug      - 10 Dec 1939 Sir Arthur Edward Broadbent Parsons ........... 1884-1966

10 Dec 1939 - 03 Mar 1946 Sir George Cunningham (2nd Time)

03 Mar 1946 - 26 Jun 1947 Sir Olaf Kirkpatrick Caroe .................... 1892-1981

26 Jun      - 13 Aug 1947 Sir Robert Lockhart ........................... 1893-1981

                          (acting)

13 Aug 1947 - 08 Apr 1948 Sir George Cunningham (3rd Time)


Premiers

01 Apr      - 07 Sep 1937 Sir Sahibzada Abdul Qayyum Khan ............... 1863-1937

07 Sep 1937 - 10 Nov 1939 Khan Abdul Jabbar Khan (1st Time) ............. 1882-1958

10 Nov 1939 - 25 May 1943 Governor's Rule

25 May 1943 - 16 Mar 1945 Sardar Aurangzeb Khan ......................... 1899-1953

16 Mar 1945 - 22 Aug 1947 Khan Abdul Jabbar Khan (1st Time)

Orissa


01 Apr 1936               Bihar and Orissa become separate provinces

23 Apr 1946               Self-rule

15 Aug 1947               Part of independent India


Governors

01 Apr 1936 - 01 Apr 1941 Sir John Austen Hubback ....................... 1878-1968

11 Aug      - 08 Dec 1938 George Townsend Boag .......................... 1884-1969

                          (acting)

01 Apr 1941 - 01 Apr 1946 Sir William Hawthorne Lewis ................... 1888-1970

01 Apr 1946 - 14 Aug 1947 Sir Chundulal Madhavlal Trivedi ............... 1893-1981

15 Aug 1947 - 20 Jun 1948 Kailash Nath Katju ............................ 1887-1968


Chief Ministers

01 Apr 1936 - 19 Jul 1937 Maharaja Krushna Chandra Gajapati Narayan Deo . 1892-1974

                          (1st Time)

19 Jul 1937 - 04 Nov 1939 Biswanath Das ................................. 1889-1984

04 Nov 1939 - 24 Nov 1941 Governor's Rule

24 Nov 1941 - 29 Jun 1944 Maharaja Krushna Chandra Gajapati Narayan Deo (2nd Time)

29 Jun 1944 - 23 Apr 1946 Governor's Rule

23 Apr 1946 - 12 May 1950 Harekrushna Mahatab ........................... 1899-1987



Panth-Piploda


1935 Chief commissioners province separated from Bombay

1942 Province

1947 Incorporated into Madhya Pradesh province


Chief Commissioners

1935 - 1940               Kennel Samuel Fitze ........................... 1887-1960

1940 - 1942               Gerald Thomas Fisher .......................... 1887-1965

1942 - 1946               Walter Fendall Campbell ....................... 1894-1973

1946 - 1947               Henry Mortimer Poulton ........................ 1898-1973

Punjab


29 Mar 1849               Sikh Empire annexed by Great Britain

02 Apr 1849               Punjab province

01 Apr 1937               Self-rule

14 Aug 1947               Partitioned between India and Pakistan


Chief-Commissioner

31 Mar 1849 - 25 Feb 1859 Sir John Laird Mair Larence ................... 1811-1879

Lieutenant-Governors

25 Feb 1859 - 10 Jan 1865 Sir Robert Montgomery ......................... 1809-1897

10 Jan 1865 - 01 Jun 1870 Donald Friell McLeod .......................... 1810-1872

01 Jun 1870 - 01 Jan 1871 Sir Henry Marion Durand ....................... 1812-1871

20 Jan 1871 - 02 Apr 1877 Sir Robert Henry Davies ....................... 1824-1902

02 Apr 1877 - 03 Apr 1882 Sir Robert Eyles Egerton ...................... 1827-1912

03 Apr 1882 - 02 Apr 1887 Sir Charles Umpherston Aitchinson ............. 1832-1896

02 Apr 1887 - 05 Mar 1892 Sir Charles James Lyall ....................... 1845-1920

05 Mar 1892 - 06 Mar 1897 Sir Dennis FitzPatrick ........................ 1827-1920

06 Mar 1897 - 06 Mar 1902 Sir William Mackworth Young ................... 1840-1924

06 Mar 1902 - 06 Mar 1907 Sir Charles Montgomery Rivaz .................. 1845-1926

06 Mar 1907 - 25 May 1908 Sir Denzil Charles Jelf Ibbetson .............. 1847-1908

26 May      - 12 Aug 1907 Sir Thomas Gordon Walker ...................... 1849-1917

                          (1st Time, acting)

22 Jan      - 25 May 1908 Sir Thomas Gordon Walker ...................... 1849-1917

                          (2nd Time, acting)

25 May 1908 - 28 Apr 1911 Sir Louis William Dane (1st Time) ............. 1856-1948

28 Apr      - 04 Aug 1911 James  MacCrone Douie ......................... 1854-1935

04 Aug 1911 - 26 May 1913 Sir Louis William Dane (2nd Time)

26 May 1913 - 26 May 1919 Sir Michael Francis O'Dwyer ................... 1864-1940

Governors

26 May 1919 - 31 May 1924 Sir Edward Douglas Maclagen ................... 1864-1972

31 May 1924 - 09 Apr 1928 Sir William Malcolm Hailey .................... 1872-1969

09 Apr 1928 - 12 Apr 1933 Sir Geoffrey Fitzhervey de Montgomery ......... 1876-1955

12 Apr 1933 - 04 Apr 1938 Sir Herbert William Emerson ................... 1881-1940

04 Apr 1938 - 07 Apr 1941 Sir Henry Duffield Craik ...................... 1876-1955

07 Apr 1941 - 08 Apr 1946 Sir Bertrand James Glancy ..................... 1882-1953

08 Apr 1946 - 14 Aug 1947 Sir Evan Meredith Jenkins ..................... 1896-1985


Chief-Ministers

01 Apr 1937 - 27 Dec 1942 Sir Sikandar Hayat Khan ....................... 1892-1942

27 Dec 1942 - 04 Mar 1947 Sir Khizar Hayat Khan Tiwan ................... 1900-1975