Sukhdev Singh Kang

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Sukhdev Singh Kang ( 15 May 1931 – 12 October 2012) was the fourteenth Governor of Kerala from 25 January 1997 to 18 April 2002. He served as a judge of the Punjab and Haryana High Court from February 1979 and was subsequently promoted and transferred as the Chief Justice of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court, a post he held from 24 October 1989 to 14 May 1993.[1] During his tenure E K Nayanar and A K Antony were the Chief Ministers of Kerala. Following his stint as the Governor of Kerala, he was appointed a member of the National Human Rights Commission 1993. He then retired.[2][3]

Kang died in Chandigarh on 12 October 2012 after a long illness. He was 81.[4]


  1. ^ "Jammu and Kashmir High Court". Archived from the original on 3 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "High Court of Punjab and Haryana". 
  3. ^ Sukhdev Singh Kang gives Doctorate
  4. ^ "Former Kerala Governor Sukhdev Kang passes away". NDTV. Retrieved 2012-10-12. 

External links

  • List of Kerala Governors

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