Sh Satya Pal Malik was appointed by President Ram Nath Kovind on 21 August 2018 as the current Governor of Jammu and Kashmir.
He was the former Governor of Bihar, his tenure starting on 30 September 2017. On 21 March 2018 he was also given the additional charge to serve as Governor of Odisha up to 28 May 2018. Earlier, he was the member of the 9th Lok Sabha and represented Aligarh Constituency from 1989 to 1991. He was member of Rajya sabha from Uttar Pradesh during two term of 1980-86 and 1986-1992. He was also member of Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly during 1974-77. He was the Union minister of state, parliamentary affairs and tourism from April 21, 1990 to November 10, 1990.
Sh Malik was born in Hisawada village of Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh. He pursued his law degree from Meerut College before joining politics.
Sh Satya Pal Malik