|29th Governor of Bihar|
|Assumed office |
29 July 2019
|Chief Minister||Nitish Kumar|
|Preceded by||Lalji Tandon|
|Member of Legislative Assembly for |
March 2017 – July 2019
|Preceded by||Shudhakar Singh|
October 1996 – March 2012
|Preceded by||Achaibar Bharti|
|Succeeded by||Shudhakar Singh|
June 1991 – December 1992
|Succeeded by||Achaibar Bharti|
March 1985 – November 1989
|Born||1 January 1948|
Sekhupur, Azamgarh, United Provinces, India
|Political party||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Residence||Sekhupur, Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh |
Vijayant Khand, Gomtinagar, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Phagu Chauhan (born 1 January 1948) is an Indian politician serving as the 29th and current Governor of Bihar. He is a former member of 17th Legislative Assembly of Uttar Pradesh from Ghosi, a seat he won for a record six times, representing various parties like Lok Dal, Bahujan Samaj Party, and Bharatiya Janata Party.
Chauhan was born on 1 January 1948 in the village of Sekhupur in Azamgarh district of present-day Uttar Pradesh to Kharpattu Chauhan. He is a graduate. Chauhan is married to Muhari Devi, with whom he has three sons and four daughters. 
Chauhan started his political career in 1985 from the political party Dalit Mazdoor Kisan Party and become first time MLA in his political career after that he contested many Legislative Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) election from different party and won maximum number of times. In 2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly Election he contested as Bharatiya Janata Party candidate from Ghosi and defeated his close contestant Abbas Ansari from Bahujan Samaj Party with a margin of 7,003 votes.
|01||July 2019||Incumbent||Governor of Bihar|||
|02||March 2017||July 2019||Member, 17th Legislative Assembly||BJP|||
|03||May 2007||March 2012||Member, 15th Legislative Assembly||BSP|||
|04||February 2002||May 2007||Member, 14th Legislative Assembly||BJP|||
|05||October 1996||March 2002||Member, 13th Legislative Assembly||BJP|||
|06||June 1991||December 1992||Member, 11th Legislative Assembly||JD|||
|07||March 1985||November 1989||Member, 9th Legislative Assembly||DMKP|||
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| Governor of Bihar
29 July 2019 - Present
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