T. V. Rajeswar

T. V. Rajeswar
T. V. Rajeshwar paying floral tributes at the Kranti Memorial at Meerat, on the occasion of the commemoration of the 150th years of Indian Rebellion of 1857 in Meerut (UP) on 6 May 2007.
Born (1926-08-28)August 28, 1926
Salem, Tamil Nadu
Died January 14, 2018(2018-01-14) (aged 91)
New Delhi

T. V. Rajeswar (born 28 August 1926 in Salem, Tamil Nadu - died 14 January 2018 in New Delhi)[1] was an Indian Police Service officer, an Intelligence Bureau chief and a Governor of Sikkim, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh. He was awarded the Padma Vibhushan in 2012. He died on 14 January 2018[2]


He was Lt. Governor of Arunachal Pradesh from August, 1983 to November 1985. From November, 1985 to March, 1989 he served as Governor of Sikkim. He was Governor of West Bengal from 20 March 1989 to 7 February 1990 and Governor of Uttar Pradesh from 8 July 2004 to 27 July 2009.[3]


  1. "T.V Rajeswar (1926-2018): Officer who reported Emergency excesses but won Indira Gandhi's trust". The Indian Express. 16 January 2018. Retrieved 19 May 2018.
  2. "Padma Awards". pib. January 27, 2013. Retrieved January 27, 2013.
  3. "Shri T.V. Rajeswar". Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha website. Archived from the original on 21 May 2009. Retrieved 19 March 2010.
Preceded by
S. N. Mathur
Director of the Intelligence Bureau
February 1980August 1983
Succeeded by
R. K. Kapoor
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