Jagmohan is the only person who has held the office of Lt. Governor of Delhi twice, of Governor of Jammu and Kashmir twice and nationally honoured twice by the award of Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan, he has also been a distinguished Member of Parliament for fourteen years and a Union Cabinet Minister for five and a half years, holding charge of such significant portfolios as Communications, Urban Development and Poverty Alleviation, Culture and Tourism.