President Kovind appoints 5 new Governors
KalingaTV News Network
New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday appointed 5 new Governors for the states of Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Tamil Nadu, Assam and Meghalaya. The President also appointed the new Lt. Governor for Andaman & Nicobar islands.
Brigadier (Dr) BD Mishra (Retd) has been appointed as the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh while Satya Pal Malik will be the Governor of Bihar.
Similarly, Banwarilal Purohit has been appointed as the next Governor of Tamil Nadu, Prof Jagdish Mukhi as the Governor of Assam and Ganga Prasad as the Governor of Meghalaya.
Devendra Kumar Joshi was also posted as the Lt. Governor of Andaman & Nicobar islands.
According to the statement from the President’s office, the appointments of the Governors will come into effect from the date the incumbents assume charge of the new posts.