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Official Website of Governor's Secretariat, Raj Bhavan Lucknow Uttar Pradesh, India. / Shri H.P. Modi

Shri H.P. Modi

  • Shri. H.P. Modi
  • Shri. H.P. Modi

    Shri H.P. Modi

    Governor of Uttar Pradesh

    From:02-05-1949 To:25-01-1950
    From:26-01-1950To:01-06-1952
    Birth

    23rd September, 1881

    Education & Degree

    Educated at St. Xavier's College, Bombay.
    M.A., LL.B., K.B.E., Cr, 1935, HON, LL.D., D. LITT, GRAND COMMANDER, ORDER OF GEORGE, I OF GREECE, F.R.S.A.

    Highlights of Career

    Was Member of Indian legislative Assembly from 1929-1943 ; Constituent assembly, 1948-1949 ; First Round Table Conference, 1929; went to Geneva in 1937, as employer's delegate to the International Labour Conference ; Member for Supply, Viceroy's Executive Council, 1941-43 ; appointed Governor of Bombay in September, 1947 ; Governor of Uttar Pradesh from 1949 to 1952. Past Presidentor Chairman : Bombay Municipal Corporation: Associated Cement Companys Limited; Tata Group of Hydro-Electric Companys;  Royal Western Indian Turf Club ; Indian Merchant Chamber ; Indian Banks Association ; Indian Institute of Art-in Industry ; Employer's Federation of India; Sir Dorabh Tata Trust ; Indian Hotel's Company Limited. Was Chairman of the Central Bank of India Limited till March, 1968 ; Life President of the Indo-American Society Limited and of the Indian Council of World Affairs, Bombay Branch ; Patron-in Chief,C.C.I. Limited.

    Publications

    Biography of Feroz Shah Mehta ; The Political Future of India ; Reflections; Wise and Otherwise.

    Death

    March, 1969.