Ladakh Lieutenant Governor RK Mathur meets Narendra Modi in Delhi; was sworn in on 31 October

RK Mathur was sworn in as the Lieutenant Governor of the newly created Union Territory of Ladakh last month

Asian News International November 06, 2019 17:41:50 IST
Ladakh Lieutenant Governor RK Mathur meets Narendra Modi in Delhi; was sworn in on 31 October
  • Ladakh Lieutenant Governor RK Mathur met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Wednesday

  • Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court Geeta Mittal had administered the oath to Mathur on 31 October

  • Mathur, a 1977-batch IAS officer from Tripura cadre, had retired as the Chief Information Commissioner of India in November 2018

New Delhi: Ladakh Lieutenant Governor RK Mathur met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Wednesday.

Mathur's meeting with the prime minister comes after he was sworn in as the Lieutenant Governor of the newly created Union Territory (UT) of Ladakh last month. Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court Geeta Mittal had administered the oath to Mathur on 31 October.

Mathur, a 1977-batch IAS officer from Tripura cadre, had retired as the Chief Information Commissioner of India in November 2018.

On 5 August, the government revoked Article 370 which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir and also bifurcated the erstwhile state into two UTs — Jammu and Kashmir with legislature and Ladakh without one.

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