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Ajudhia Nath Khosla

Ajudhia Nath Khosla
14th Governor of Odisha
In office
16 September 1962 – 5 August 1966
Preceded by Yeshwant Narayan Sukthankar
Succeeded by Khaleell Ahommed
Governor of Odisha
In office
12 September 1966 – 30 January 1968
Preceded by Khaleell Ahommed
Succeeded by Shaukatullah Shah Ansari
Personal details
Born (1892-12-11)11 December 1892
New Delhi
Died 1984
Nationality Indian
Profession Engineer
Awards Padma Bhushan(1954)

Ajudhia Nath Khosla (11 December 1892 – 1984) [1] was an Indian engineer and politician. He was the Chairman of the Central Waterways Irrigation and Navigation Commission of India.[2]

Khosla was born in New Delhi, and worked as Vice Chancellor of the University or Roorkee from 1954 to 1959.[3] He was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1954 and Padma Vibhushan in 1977.[4] He was nominated as member of the Rajya Sabha the Upper house of Indian Parliament in 1958, but resigned in 1959 and joined the Planning Commission of India.[5][6][7] He was the Governor of Odisha from September 1962 to August 1966 and again from September 1966 to January 1968.[8] He was the president of Indian National Science Academy from 1961-62.[9]


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Government offices
Preceded by
Yeshwant Narayan Sukthankar
Governor of Odisha
16 September 1962 to 5 August 1966 (1st term)
Succeeded by
Khaleell Ahommed
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