The Hon'ble Governor

Shri O. P. Kohli - The Hon'ble Governorshri of Gujarat

BIO-DATA

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