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BJP veteran Kaptan Singh Solanki appointed Haryana governor

PTI  New Delhi, July 25, 2014
First Published: 23:20 IST(25/7/2014) | Last Updated: 23:35 IST(25/7/2014)

Veteran BJP leader and Rajya Sabha member Kaptan Singh Solanki was on Friday appointed the governor of Haryana in place of Jagannath Pahadia, who completes his tenure tomorrow.


A Rashtrapati Bhavan communique said the President has appointed Solanki as Governor of Haryana with immediate effect. Pahadia completes his tenure on Friday, it added.

75-year-old Solanki, a former professor, hails from Bhind district of Madhya Pradesh and was renominated to Rajya Sabha in August, 2012. Haryana goes to assembly polls later this year.

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