New governors appointed in six states; Anandiben Patel transferred to UP, Bihar Governor Lalji Tandon to replace her in MP

  • Former interlocutor on Naga talks RN Ravi has been appointed as Nagaland Governor, according to a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique

  • Noted lawyer and former Janata Dal MP Jagdeep Dhankhar was appointed as the West Bengal Governor.

  • Madhya Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel has been shifted to Uttar Pradesh and her place will be filled by Bihar Governor Lalji Tandon

New Delhi: The government Saturday transferred two governors and made fresh appointments in some states.

Former interlocutor on Naga talks RN Ravi has been appointed as Nagaland governor, according to a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique. Noted lawyer and former Janata Dal MP Jagdeep Dhankhar was appointed as the West Bengal governor.

Madhya Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel has been shifted to Uttar Pradesh and her place will be filled by Bihar Governor Lalji Tandon, the communique said. Phagu Chauhan will fill replace Tandon as Bihar governor. Ramesh Bais has been appointed as the Governor of Tripura, it said.

Updated Date: Jul 20, 2019 15:07:02 IST