President appoints new governors for these 8 states ahead of union cabinet reshuffle, here’s the list

In a major reshuffle, President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday appointed eight new governors giving them charge of administration of new states. While many were transferred, others were new appointments

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In a major reshuffle, President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday appointed eight new governors giving them charge of administration of new states. While many were transferred, others were new appointments.

P.S. Sreedharan Pillai, Governor of Mizoram, was transferred and appointed as Governor of Goa; Satyadev Narayan Arya, Governor of Haryana is transferred and appointed as Governor of Tripura; Ramesh Bais, Governor of Tripura is transferred and appointed as Governor of Jharkhand; Bandaru Dattatraya, Governor of Himachal Pradesh is transferred and appointed as Governor of Haryana.

However, Thaawarchand Gehlot, who currently serves as Cabinet Minister, has been appointed as Governor of Karnataka.


Here is the full list:

Karnataka: Thaawarchand Gehlot

Mizoram: Hari Babu Kambhampati

Madhya Pradesh: Mangubhai Chhaganbhai Patel

Himachal Pradesh: Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar

Goa: PS Sreedharan Pillai

Tripura: Satyadev Narayan Arya

Haryana: Bandaru Dattatraya

Jharkhand: Ramesh Bais

The President’s communication mentioned that these appointments “will take effect from the dates they assume charge of their respective offices”.

The appointments have come ahead of the possible expansion of PM Modi’s cabinet, which is expected this week.

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