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

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

india Updated: Sep 30, 2017 12:03 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
New Governors,Governor Assam,Governor Tamil Nadu
Jagdish Mukhi, currently Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, has been moved to Assam.(HT file photo)

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.

First Published: Sep 30, 2017 11:02 IST