Veteran Congress leader Devanand Konwar died of old age ailments at his Guwahati residence on Saturday. He was 86
Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj and Tripura Governor Devanand Konwar will retire on Saturday.
The Patna High Court had earlier quashed appointment of six of the eight VCs by the governor on the ground that the state government was not consulted.
Devanand Konwar has been shifted to Tripura in the reshuffle of governors announced by President Pranab Mukherjee last week.