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H R Bhardwaj to take charge as Karnataka governor tomorrow

Former Union Law Minister Hans Raj Bhardwaj would assume charge as new Governor of Karnataka on Monday. He would be be sworn in by Karnataka High Court Chief Justice Justice P D Dinakaran at "Glass House" in the Raj Bhavan at 4.30 pm.
PTI | By HT Correspondent, Bangalore
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2009 09:15 PM IST

Former Union Law Minister Hans Raj Bhardwaj would assume charge as new Governor of Karnataka on Monday.

He would be be sworn in by Karnataka High Court Chief Justice Justice P D Dinakaran at "Glass House" in the Raj Bhavan at 4.30 pm.

He was appointed governor of the state on June 23.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa attended high tea hosted by the outgoing Governor Rameshwar Thakur who is set to take over as Governor of Madhya Pradesh, and bade him a warm fare-well.

Ministers V S Acharya, S Suresh Kumar and Mumtaz Ali Khan and state DGP Ajaikumar Singh and Bangalore Police Commissioner Shankar Bidari were among those present.

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