Banwarilal Purohit new Assam Governor
Former MP and Managing Editor of The Hitavada newspaper, Banwarilal Purohit has been appointed as the Governor of Assam. He replaces Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya.
The appointment was announced today by the President. Along with the Governor of Assam, Najma A Heptulla has been appointed as Governor of Manipur, while VP Singh Badnore will be the new Governor of Punjab and Prof Jagdish Mukhi the Lieutenant Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
The appointments will take effect from the dates the incumbents assume charge of their respective offices, an official communique here said. Nagaland Governor Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya was holding additional charge as Assam Governor, while Meghalaya Governor V Shanmuganathan was holding the additional charge as Manipur Governor.
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