5 facts about TV Rajeswar, former Arunachal Pradesh governor

5 facts about TV Rajeswar, former Arunachal Pradesh governor

Former Lieutenant Governor of Arunachal Pradesh, TV Rajeswar passed away on 13 January at Khelgaon in Delhi after prolonged illness. He was 91.

Here are five facts about TV Rajeswar:

#1. T. V. Rajeswar is a former Indian Police Service officer, former Intelligence Bureau chief and former Governor of Sikkim, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh.

#2. He served the state of Arunachal from 10 August, 1983 to 20 November, 1985.

#3. During his tenure, Tawang district was created, bifurcating Tawang subdivision of West Kameng district, on 6 October, 1984.

#4. T. V. Rajeswar was awarded the Padma Vibhushan in 2012.

#5. T. V. Rajeswar wrote the book titled 'The Crucial Years' which broadly gives an account of the emergency and other important events in Independent India's history.

Source courtesy: The Arunachal Times

Featured image(courtesy): The Economic Times

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