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Aziz Qureshi
अज़ीज़ क़ुरैशी
Governor of Mizoram
In office
31 December 2014 – 28 March 2015
Preceded by Krishan Kant Paul
Governor of Uttarakhand
In office
15 May 2012 – 07 January 2015
Preceded by Margaret Alva
Succeeded by Krishan Kant Paul
Personal details
Born (1940-04-24) 24 April 1940 (age 75)
Nationality Indian
Political party Indian National Congress
Spouse(s) Unmarried
Children NA
Residence Raj Bhavan, Aizawl, Mizoram
Alma mater Agra University
Vikram University
Bhopal University
Profession Lawyer
Religion Islam

Aziz Qureshi (Hindi: अज़ीज़ क़ुरैशी) is the 15th Governor of Mizoram.[1] He has also served as the governor of Uttarakhand and acting governor of Uttar Pradesh.[2]


  1. ^ Halliday, Adam. "Aziz Qureshi sworn in as Mizoram’s 15th Governor". Indian Express. Retrieved 9 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Centre in a hurry, but Governors won’t quit". Hindu. The Hindu. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 

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Preceded by
Margaret Alva
Governor of Uttarakhand
15 May 2012 – 07 January 2015
Succeeded by
K. K. Paul
Preceded by
K. K. Paul
Governor of Mizoram
30 December 2014 – Incumbent
Succeeded by

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1324 news items

Zee News

Economic Times
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 04:38:25 -0700

NEW DELHI: The government on Saturday sacked Aziz Qureshi as the Governor of Mizoram, within three months of transferring him to the north-eastern state from Uttarakhand. He had a term till 2017. The President House issued orders on Saturday saying ...
Financial Express
Fri, 19 Jun 2015 05:00:00 -0700

Accusing Narendra Modi government at the Centre of trying to spread religious fascism, former Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi today said it poses a serious threat to India's identity and its liberal ethos. “Our democracy, our liberal philosophy is ...

The Indian Express

The Indian Express
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:48:45 -0700

Aziz Qureshi, who was sacked as Governor of Mizoram Saturday, has challenged the Centre to order a judicial inquiry into allegations of misconduct during his earlier posting in Uttarakhand, saying he is willing to be hanged in a public square if found ...


Tue, 30 Dec 2014 07:49:36 -0800

New Delhi: Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi, who had taken the Union government to Supreme Court for alleged attempts to ease him out of office, was today shifted to Mizoram. A Presidential communique said that Mr Qureshi has been transferred and ...

Times of India

Times of India
Wed, 08 Apr 2015 10:14:21 -0700

BHOPAL: Soon after becoming a fresh member of the Congress party in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday, sacked former governor of Mizoram Aziz Qureshi spewed venom against Narendra Modi BJP government for easing him out two years before the end of ...
The Indian Express
Fri, 09 Jan 2015 05:52:31 -0800

Aziz Qureshi was on Friday administered the oath of office as Mizoram's 15th Governor – and the sixth in as many months – by Gauhati High Court judge Justice Michael Zothankuma Pachuau. The 74-year-old Qureshi, who has taken the Narendra Modi ...

Daily News & Analysis

The Indian Express
Mon, 05 Jan 2015 03:04:30 -0800

Aziz Qureshi will be sworn in as Mizoram's sixth Governor in six months on January 9, the state government said in a statement on Monday. The former Uttarakhand Governor – who approached the Supreme Court over the NDA government's pressure upon ...
Times of India
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 18:03:48 -0700

NEW DELHI: Home secretary Anil Goswami has accused Uttarakhand governor Aziz Qureshi of "suppressing material facts" on vital counts in his petition in the Supreme Court seeking to restrain the Centre from sacking him after the change of regime.

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