Bihar, HP Governors appointed
Posted on: 2015-08-11 Posted by: CLAT Gurukul Category: Archive Blog
President Pranab Mukherjee has appointed Acharya Dev Vrat and Ram Nath Kovind as the governors of Himachal Pradesh and Bihar respectively. Their appointments will take into effect from the dates they assume charge of their respective offices Governor of Bihar: Mr. Kovind will succeed Keshri Nath Tripathi (Governor of West Bengal) who was holding additional charge of Bihar. He had been a two-time Rajya Sabha member between 1994-2000 and 2000-06. He hails from Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh and is a lawyer by profession. He was a senior BJP leader and had severed as chief of BJP Scheduled Caste Morcha. Governor of Himachal Pradesh: Acharya Dev Vrat will succeed Kalyan Singh (Governor of Rajasthan) who was holding the additional charge of Himachal Pradesh. Source: The Hindu
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