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Bhagat Singh Koshyari

22nd and current Governor of Maharashtra

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Bhagat Singh Koshyari: 22nd and current Governor of Maharashtra
Bhagat Singh Koshyari is an Indian politician serving as the 22nd and current Governor of Maharashtra from 5 September 2019. An RSS veteran, Koshyari served as National Vice-President of BJP and party's 1st State president for Uttarakhand. He also served as 2nd Chief Minister of Uttarakhand from 2001 to 2002 and thereafter, was the leader of the opposition in the Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly from 2002 to 2003. He also served as an MLC in Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council and MLA in Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly. He later served as an MP in Rajya Sabha from 2008 to 2014 from Uttarakhand and then the MP in the 16th Lok Sabha from Nainital-Udhamsingh Nagar constituency, earning him the distinction of being elected in both houses of State Legislature and both houses of National Parliament respectively.

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Want to quit, have told PM: Maharashtra governor Koshyari

Following a three-year tenure marked by controversies and a fractious relationship with the erstwhile Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi dispensation, Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on..
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Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari expresses desire to step down, informs PM Modi

Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari now wants to spend his life in reading, writing and other activities, he said.
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Maharashtra: Fix criteria for appointment of governors, demands Uddhav

Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray) chief Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday said some criteria must be fixed for the selection of persons for the post of state governors. Thackeray said Maharashtra..
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Bhagat Singh Koshyari an 'Amazon parcel': Uddhav urges Centre to recall Maharashtra Guv, send him to old age home

Bhagat Singh Koshyari had found himself amidst a controversy last week over his remarks that Shivaji Maharaj was an icon of "olden days".
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Koshyari an 'Amazon parcel from Centre': Uddhav Thackeray demands Maharashtra governor's recall over 'Shivaji' remarks


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Chhatrapati Shivaji row: Move Bhagat Singh Koshyari out, appoint new governor for Maharashtra, says Ashok Chavan

During an event in Aurangabad, Koshyari had said that Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj was an icon of the "olden days". The comment has triggered a political storm in Maharashtra, with activists of the NCP,..
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Shivaji remarks row: Protests in Maharashtra for ouster of Governor Koshyari; BJP in damage control mode

Protests erupted across Maharashtra on Monday over Governor B S Koshyari's controversial remarks about Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, even as the BJP went into full damage control mode to manage the..
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Shivaji row: Eknath Shinde faction MLA demands Maharashtra governor be shifted out of state

Shiv Sena MLA Sanjay Gaikwad of chief minister Eknath Shinde's faction on Monday demanded that Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari be shifted out of the state for his recent remarks about..
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'Send Governor somewhere else': Shinde camp to ally BJP over Bhagat Singh Koshyari's remark on Shivaji

The governor made the remarks after conferring D.Litt degrees on senior BJP leader Gadkari and NCP chief Sharad Pawar at an event held in Aurangabad.
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Maharashtra gives Y+ cover to all 41 MLAs, 10 MPs from Shinde camp

The Z+ cover of Shinde, Fadnavis and governor B S Koshyari has also been been retained. There is no change in the Y+ cover of MNS chief Raj Thackeray, Uddhav’s wife Rashmi and son Tejas, and..
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Maharashtra governor Koshyari apologises over his 'Gujarati-Rajasthani' remarks

Maharashtra governor B S Koshyari on Monday issued an apology over his "no Gujaratis, no money" remark and said that he made a mistake in praising the contribution of certain communities in the..
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Not much difference in colour of Koshyari's cap and heart, says Pawar; slams Maha Guv for comments on Mumbai


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No intention to hurt or insult sentiments of Marathi people: Koshyari


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On Bhagat Singh Koshyari's 'Gujrati' remark, Uddhav Thackeray's 'home or jail' retort

Uddhav Thackeray said the Shiv Sena had saved Hindus in Thane and Mumbai during the 1992 riots.
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Don't agree with governor's remarks on Mumbai as Marathi people contributed to its growth: Maharashtra CM

Maharashtra chief minister Eknath Shinde on Saturday said he does not agree with governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari's remarks on Mumbai, and asserted that the contribution made by Marathi people to the..
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Mumbai won't have money and cease to be financial capital if Gujaratis, Rajasthanis removed: Maharashtra governor

Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Saturday said there will be no money left in Mumbai and it will cease to be the financial capital of the country if Gujaratis and Rajasthanis are removed..
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'If Gujaratis, Rajasthanis are removed from Maharashtra...': Governor Koshiyari's remarks invite criticism

Congress leader Sachin Sawant also tweeted the video and said the Governor of Maharashtra insulting the Marathi people is terrible.
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Sena vs Sena in Supreme Court: SC to hear 7 petitions today

From Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena faction's disqualification notice to Shinde camp MLAs to governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari's June 30 decision to invite a coalition of the Shinde faction and the BJP to..
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Why Maharashtra floor test victory doesn't guarantee safety for Eknath Shinde government?

The speaker's election is tomorrow. The Congress had objected to Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari's decision to organise the election.
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CM Eknath Shinde to prove majority tomorrow, special 2-day Maharashtra Assembly session called

Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari has asked Chief Minister Eknath Shinde to prove his majority on the floor of the house.
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Eknath Shinde to be next Maharashtra chief minister, oath at 7:30pm

Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde will be the next chief minister of Maharashtra, BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis announced on Thursday. Fadnavis made the announcement after meeting governor B S Koshyari at..
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Maharashtra political crisis: Governor, Sena war of words in SC over impartiality of deputy speaker

Counsel for Maharashtra governor B S Koshyari and Shiv Sena chief whip Sunil Prabhu on Wednesday exchanged accusations in the Supreme Court after the governor doubted the impartiality of deputy speaker..
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Maharashtra crisis: Supreme Court to hear Shiv Sena's plea against floor test today at 5 pm

Let us inform that the Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari has called a special session of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly on June 30 from 11 am.
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Maharashtra governor asks Uddhav Thackeray govt to face floor test on Thursday

In his letter sent to Maharashtra Legislature's Principal Secretary Rajendra Bhagwat, governor Koshyari, said, "A special session of the Maharashtra Vidhan Sabha (legislative Assembly) shall be..
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Maharashtra political crisis: Why did BJP's Devendra Fadnavis meet with Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari?

In the midst of the current crisis in Maharashtra, BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis met with state governor Bhagat Singh to raise a key issue.
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Maharashtra political crisis: Sena prepares to move SC if governor asks Uddhav to take floor test

At the time of formation of the MVA government, these independent legislators had extended support to Thackeray. If they approach the governor, Koshyari will have no option but to ask Thackeray to..
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Maharashtra political crisis key points: 3 more MLAs join Eknath Shinde camp in Guwahati

A resolution approved by the Shiv Sena Legislature Party, signed by 34 MLAs, stating that rebel leader Eknath Shinde continues to be the leader has been delivered to state governor Bhagat Singh..
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Ajit Pawar draws PM’s attention to Maharashtra guv’s Shivaji remarks

Deputy CM Ajit Pawar, without naming any person, said in the presence of PM Narendra Modi and governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari that “needless comments made of late by people holding important public..
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Deepak Pandit, 'White Singham' of IRS, receives Maharashtra Gaurav Award from Governor Koshyari

Contributions in the fields of business, entrepreneurship and development are recognized and honored in the MidDay Maharashtra Gaurav award.
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Recall governor Koshyari, Maharashtra Congress tells Centre


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Governor mandated to accept cabinet recommendations: Sanjay Raut

Talking to reporters, Raut said, "Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari studies a lot. So much study is not good in a democracy. What matters is listening to the voice of the people." It is mandatory for the..
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Sakinaka incident: Maharashtra CM Uddhav responds to governor Koshyari, cites crime figures of BJP-ruled states


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12 Maharashtra BJP MLAs barred for a year, political scene hots up

The political temperature in Maharashtra shot up on Monday with the suspension of 12 BJP MLAs for one year for creating a ruckus in the state assembly on the OBC quota issue and later allegedly..
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BJP leaders ask Maharashtra governor to seek status report from govt

A delegation of BJP leaders on Wednesday submitted a memorandum to Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari and urged him to seek a "status report" from state chief secretary on the law and order..
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Recall Maharashtra governor Koshyari acting like BJP puppet, says Shiv Sena mouthpiece


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Will give Koshyari plane for return journey to Mumbai if he asks for it: CM Rawat


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BS Koshyari aircraft row: Uddhav does what Digvijaya did to Bhai Mahavir 19 years ago

The denial of permission to Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari for using the state aircraft to fly to Dehradun on Thursday triggered a row with the opposition BJP seeking apology from the..
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Top court stays contempt case against Maharashtra Governor Koshyari


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DNA Exclusive: Urmila Matondkar is NOT joining Shiv Sena; shuts down rumours

The report further stated that Matondkar's name has been forwarded to governor B S Koshyari by the Shiv Sena for nomination.
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Tributes paid to martyrs on 12th anniversary of 26/11 attack

Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, state home minister Anil Deshmukh and environment minister Aaditya Thackeray paid their respects at the newly-built memorial..
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Maha Guv could have been restrained in choice of words to Uddhav: Amit Shah

Union home minister Amit Shah on a Saturday frowned upon Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari’s ‘secular’ jibe against chief minister Uddhav Thackeray, saying he should have been restrained..
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'There are only two governors in India - Maharashtra and West Bengal', says Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut

Raut's comments came following Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari's letter to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray regarding the opening of temples in the state.
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Shiv Sena launches scathing attack on Maha Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari, asks PM Narendra Modi to recall him

It may be recalled that Koshyari had recently written a letter to Uddhav Thackeray asking him if he had "suddenly turned secular". The party also questioned the timing of the Governor`s letter to the..
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Shiv Sena asks PM Modi, Amit Shah to recall Maharashtra governor

Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari and CM Uddhav Thackeray are locked in a bitter war of words after the former pushed for reopening of places of worship in the state closed due to the Covid-19..
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Letter war may help BJP dent Sena’s Hindutva credentials

BJP is hoping that the letter war between governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari and chief minister Uddhav Thackeray over reopening of religious places in Maharashtra would come as a shot in its arm as it is..
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Unlock 5.0: Libraries, labs to open along with Metro in Maharashtra; religious places to remain shut

Earlier, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari were locked in a war of words over the issue of reopening places of worship in the state.
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Maharashtra temple reopening: Uddhav Thackeray vouches for Hindutva in war of words with Governor Koshyari

Bharatiya Janata Party is holding demonstrations across the state demanding re-opening of temples.
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Kangana to meet Maharashtra governor Koshyari on Sunday


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Satya Pal Malik appointed Meghalaya governor

Governor of Maharashtra Bhagat Singh Koshyari has been asked to discharge the functions of Goa governor in addition to his own duties, the communique said. Malik takes over from Roy, who completed his..
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Maharashtra governor hits out at Uddhav Thackeray's decision to cancel university exams

In an open confrontation, Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Tuesday criticised the Uddhav Thackeray-led state government's decision to cancel final year university examinations on account..
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