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Governor

Governor Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India. Shri O. P. Kohli
Governor,
Government of Gujarat,
Gandhinagar – 382020,
Gujarat, India.
Father’s Name : Late Shri Manohar Lal Kohli
Mother’s Name : Late Shrimati Shiv Devi
Date of Birth : August 9, 1935
Place Birth : Delhi
Spouse’s Name : Shrimati Avinash Kohli
Children : Three : (Son : Vishu Kohli Daughters : Smt. Suparna Kohli and Ms. Ritu Kohli)
Education : MA (Hindi) from University of Delhi

Prabhakar from Punjab University

Sahitya Ratna from Prayag

Work Experience : Worked as a lecturer at Hansraj College & Deshbandhu College (University of Delhi) for over 37 years. Retired as a Reader in 1994.
Student activism : Was PM of Hansraj College (University of Delhi) Parliament

Was a Member of Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) Executive

Was All India President of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) for 3 consecutive terms.

Teacher activism : Was President of Delhi University’s Teachers Association (DUTA) from 1973-79

Was elected member of Academic and Executive Councils of the University of Delhi

Was President of National Democratic Teacher’s Front (NDTF), a nationalist organization of University Teachers

Political activism : Was arrested under MISA for 19 months during the National Emergency and lodged in Delhi, Agra and Varanasi jails.
Years in Parliament : Was elected as a member of Rajya Sabha (1994-2000)

Chairman, Housing Committee, Rajya Sabha

Member, Committee on papers to be laid on the table of Rajya Sabha

Member, Standing Committee on Urban & Rural Development

Member, Standing Committee on Finance

Member, Standing Committee on Finance

Organizational responsibilities held : President of Delhi State BJP from 1991-95 and for the second time in 2009-10

National Secretary, BJP

Incharge (Prabhari) of Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, Chandigarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan

Secretary, Central Disciplinary Committee, BJP

President, Central Disciplinary Committee, BJP

BJP Headquarters Incharge

Interests : Academics and educational activities
As Governor : He resumed the office of the Governor of Gujarat on 16th July, 2014.
Address : Raj Bhavan,
Sector – 20,
Gandhinagar – 382020.
Telephone : 079-23243171/72/73
Fax : 079-23224268
079-23231121

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