Five states get new Governors, Banwarilal Purohit moves from Assam to TN

Updated on Sep 30, 2017 12:03 PM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind appointed five new Governors and one Lt Governor on Saturday

Jagdish Mukhi, currently Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, has been moved to Assam.(HT file photo)
Jagdish Mukhi, currently Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, has been moved to Assam.(HT file photo)
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

President Ram Nath Kovind appointed new Governors on Saturday. Banwarilal Purohit, currently the Governor of Assam, has been moved to Tamil Nadu. Vidyasagar Rao, Governor of Maharashtra, has held additional responsibility for Tamil Nadu till now.

Admiral (Retd) Devendra Kumar Joshi has been appointed Lt Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands in place of professor Jagdish Mukhi, who has been moved to Assam.

Brigadier (Retd) B D Mishra will be governor of Arunachal Pradesh and Ganga Prasad that of Meghalaya:

Satyapal Malik will be the governor of Bihar, the President’s office announced.

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