Sh. L.K.Jha took over as the
Governor of J&K State on July 3, 1973 and continued till February 26, 1981. He also
remained Indian Ambassador in United States of America from 1970 to 1973. Earlier, he had
worked at key positions, including Secretary to Prime Ministers of India Sh. Lal
Bahadur Shastri and Mrs. Indira Gandhi. His famous books are "Mr. Red Tape" and "Economic strategy for
the 80s: priorities for the Seventh Plan".