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Keshri Nath Tripathi 35th Governor of Bihar

Ex - Hon'ble Governor of Bihar – H.E. Shri Keshri Nath Tripathi

From 27-11-2014 - 15 August 2015

35th Governor of Bihar




10th November, 1934

Father's Name


Pandit Harish Chandra Tripathi

Mother's Name


Smt. Shiva Devi

Marital Status



Spouse's Name

Sudha Tripathi


Ms. Namita Tripathi, Mr. Neeraj Tripathi and Mrs. Nidhi Ojha.



B.A., L.L.B., Allahabad University.



Practiced as Senior Advocate in Allahabad High Court.



In his student life, he went to jail in connection with the Kashmir Movement.

Positions Held


Member, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly, between 1997-2002.

Minister Institutional Finance, 1977-1979.

Speaker, U.P. Legislative Assembly, 1991-1993, 1997-2002, again Speaker since 14 May, 2002 to 19-03-2004.

1987-1989 President, Allahabad High Court Bar Association.

President Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Uttar Pradesh Branch in 1991-1993 & 1997.

Attended the Conferences of Commonwealth Parliamentary Association in 1991, 1992, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001.

Member of B.J.P’s All India Working Committee.

President, Uttar Pradesh Hindi Sansthan.

Party President of B.J.P. Uttar Pradesh State Unite.

Foreign Visits


Berlin, Bahamas, Toronto, Tokyo, Beijing, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Mauritius, London, Los Angeles, New York, United Kingdom, France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Canada, Malta, Nepal, Greece, Netherlands, New Zealand, Italy, Russia.



Associated with many literary organizations.



Commentary on The Representation of the People Act, 1951 and two poetic books in Hindi - Manonukriti, Aayu Pankh.

Social Service


Associated with many social service programs.

Special Interests


Law, Education, Literature and Culture. Shri Tripathi is also an Author and Poet.

Present Address


Governor House, B. G. Camp, Patna - 800 022.




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