Who is the Governor of Bihar?

By Mandeep Kumar|Updated : July 16th, 2022

The current Governor of the Bihar state is Phagu Chauhan. He is the ex-officio President of the Bihar State Council for Child Welfare, Indian Red Cross Society Bihar Branch, Bihar Sainik Kalyana Nideshalaya, Gandhi Sangrahalaya, etc.

Answer: Phagu Chauhan is the Governor of the Bihar state.

The powers of the Governor have been elaborated in Article 161, according to which he may grant pardon, respite, reprieve, or remit the punishment of any person who is convicted of any offence. As per Article 164 of the Indian Constitution, the Governor is responsible to appoint the Chief Minister and the council of Ministers on the recommendation of the Chief Minister. He can summon the house from time to time to meet. The Governor addresses the Joint Session at the commencement of the first session after each general election to the Legislative Assembly and at the commencement of the first session of each year.

Article 316 of the Indian Constitution empowers the Governor of Bihar to appoint the Members of the Bihar Public Service Commission and its Chairman. He shared the report on affairs of the state with the Government of India.

Summary:

Who is the Governor of Bihar?

The Governor of Bihar is Phagu Chauhan. Currently, he is serving as the 29th Governor of Bihar.

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