New Delhi: The Centre today appointed new Governors in six states – Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Bihar, Nagaland and Tripura.
MP Governor and former Chief Minister of Gujarat Anandiben Patel has been appointed as the Governor of UP.
Bihar Governor Lalji Tandon was also transferred and appointed as the Governor of Madhya Pradesh, according to a Rashtrapati Bhavan communiqué.
Senior Supreme Court advocate Jagdeep Dhankhar has been named as the new Governor of West Bengal, replacing Keshari Nath Tripathi.
BJP leader Ramesh Bais has been appointed as the Governor of Tripura. He will replace Kaptan Singh Solanki.
BJP MLA Phagu Chauhan has been appointed as the Governor of Bihar while RN Ravi as Governor of Nagaland, replacing Padmanabha Acharya.
“The above appointments will take effect from the dates they assume charge of their respective offices,” said a communique from the Rashtrapati Bhavan.