Hon'ble Governor of Meghalaya
Shri Phagu Chauhan
About The Hon’ble Governor:
The Hon’ble Governor Shri Phagu Chauhan (born 1 January 1948) is an Indian politician serving as the Governor of Meghalaya. He previously served as the 29th Governor of Bihar. He is a former member of 17th Legislative Assembly of Uttar Pradesh from Ghosi, a seat he won a record six times, representing various parties like Lok Dal, Bahujan Samaj Party, and Bharatiya Janata Party.
The Hon’ble Governor was born on 1 January 1948 in the village of Sekhupur in Azamgarh district of present-day Uttar Pradesh to Kharpattu Chauhan. He is a graduate and is married to Muhari Devi, with whom he has three sons and four daughters. He belongs to Noniya caste.
Hon’ble Governor Shri Phagu Chauhan started his political career in 1985 from the political party Dalit Mazdoor Kisan Party and became first time MLA in his political career. After that he contested many Legislative Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) elections from different parties and won maximum number of times. In 2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly Election he contested as Bharatiya Janata Party candidate from Ghosi and defeated his close contestant Shri Abbas Ansari from Bahujan Samaj Party with a margin of 7,003 votes.In July 2019, and later he was appointed the 29th Governor of Bihar.