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Kamla Beniwal is an Indian politician. She was a member of Indian National Congress party. She served as a minister on different posts during different time in Rajasthan. Later she served as governor of different Indian states between 2009 and 2014. She was a governor of Tripura , Gujarat and Mizoram . Facing charges of corruption, she was relieved of her duty just two months before her tenure was to end as a governor of Mizoram.

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Kamla Beniwal at the inauguration of National Museum dedicated to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
Governor of Mizorom
In office
6 July 2014 – 6 August 2014
Preceded by Vakkom Purushothaman
Governor of Gujarat
In office
27 November 2009 – 6 July 2014
Preceded by S.C. Jamir
Succeeded by Margaret Alva
Governor of Tripura
In office
15 October 2009 – 26 November 2009
Preceded by Dinesh Nandan Sahay
Succeeded by Dnyandeo Yashwantrao Patil
Personal details
Born (1927-01-12) 12 January 1927 (age 89)
Gorir village, Buhana, Jhunjhunu district, Rajasthan
Nationality Indian
Political party Indian National Congress (retired)
Spouse(s) Ramchandra Beniwal
Parents Netram Singh
Alma mater Maharani College, Jaipur and Banasthali Vidyapeeth
Occupation Politician
Profession Agriculture
Education

MA (History), BA (Economics, Political Science &

History)

Kamla Beniwal (born in 1927) is an Indian politician. She was a member of Indian National Congress party. She served as a minister on different posts during different time in Rajasthan. Later she served as governor of different Indian states between 2009 and 2014. She was a governor of Tripura (2009), Gujarat (2009-2014) and Mizoram (2014). Facing charges of corruption, she was relieved of her duty just two months before her tenure was to end as a governor of Mizoram.

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