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Hon'ble Shri. R. N. Ravi

Hon'ble Governor of Tamilnadu
Chancellor of Annamalai University

Ravindra Narayana Ravi, born on April 03, 1952, is a former Indian bureaucrat serving as the current and 15th Governor of Tamil Nadu. He was an IPS 1976 batch officer from Kerala cadre who had retired as Special Director in Intelligence Bureau in 2012. From 2014, he is the interlocutor for talks between NSCN-IM and the Government of India. He was the Chairman of the Joint Intelligence Committee from 2014. He was appointed as Deputy National Security Advisor of India on 5 October 2018.