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SHRI C.P. RADHAKRISHNAN

HON'BLE GOVERNOR OF JHARKHAND

Hon'ble Governor's Profile
Name Shri. C.P. RADHAKRISHNAN
Position holding Governor of Jharkhand
Father’s name Late C. K. Ponnusami
Mother’s name Smt. K. Janaki
Date of birth 04.05.1957
Place of birth Tiruppur
Marital status Married
Date of marriage 22.11.1985
Spouse name Smt. R.Sumathi
No. of children 1 son and 1 daughter
Permanent address No.4/65,66, Sheriff Colony, Tiruppur- 641 604
Educational Qualification B.B.A (Bachelor of Business Administration)
Position Held 1974 State Executive Member, Bharatiya Jana Sangh
1996 Secretary, BJP, Tamil Nadu
1998 Member of Parliament from Coimbatore
1999 Member of Parliament from Coimbatore
1998 to 2003
a) Chairman of Parliamentary Standing Committee for textiles.
b) Member of Parliamentary Committee for public sector undertakings (PSU)
1998 to 2004 Member of Parliamentary Consultative Committee for Finance.
Member of the Parliamentary Special Committee to investigate the Stock Exchange misdeeds.
2004 Member of Parliamentary delegation to UN and addressed UN General Assembly.
Member of the 1st Parliamentary delegation to Taiwan.
2004 to 2007 BJP State President, Tamil Nadu.
i) As the Tamil Nadu BJP State President, took a ‘Ratha Yatra’ of 19000 kms for 93 consecutive days with 5-point programme.
  1) For Linking of all Indian Rivers.
  2) Terrorism should be rooted out from Mother Bharath.
  3) Common Civil Law for everyone.
  4) Eradication of untouchability.
  5) Eradication of Narcotic drugs.
ii) As the Tamil Nadu BJP State President, led a ‘Patha yatra’ of 280 Kms from Madurai to Kambam for 14 days to raise the water level to its original 152 feet in Mullai Periyar Dam.
iii) As the Tamil Nadu BJP State President led another ‘Patha Yatra’ of 230 Kms from Gudiyatham Tamil Nadu to Kuppam Andhra Pradesh for 11 days to save‘Palar’ River.
2020-2022 – All India in charge of BJP, Kerala.(Prabhari)
Extra Activities a) i) Interested in Sports especially Table Tennis, Cricket & Volley Ball.
   ii) College Champion of Table Tennis, long runner in Athletics.
b) Doing research on Political Science and doing a Doctorate on the Topic “Fall of Communism”
Government Position held (i) Appointed as Chairman, Coir Board, Kochi under MSME, Government of India,from 27th January 2016 for a Period of three Years. During this tenure Coir Export from India reached the all-time high of Rs 2532 crores. The period of appointment was further extended for another period of one year as special extension.
(ii) Appointed as Governor of Jharkhand with effect from 18th Feb, 2023. Within a span of only 4 months time from the date of assumption of the Office of the Governor , extensive visits to 24 districts of the State of Jharkhand were made and interactions held with the heads of the District Administration and Law and Order.
Countries visited 1)U.S.A, 2) U.K., 3) France 4) Germany 5) Italy 6) Spain 7) Portugal 8) Norway 9) Denmark 10) Sweden 11) Finland 12) Belgium 13) Holland 14) Turkey 15) China 16) Malaysia 17) Singapore 18) Taiwan 19) Thailand 20) Egypt 21) U.A.E, 22) Bangladesh 23) Indonesia 24) Japan