J.P. Rajkhowa appointed as new Arunachal Governor

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Itanagar, May 13: In the latest appointments of Governors, J.P. Rajkhowa has been appointed as the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh, the North Eastern state of India. Governor incumbent, Lt. General (Retd.) Nirbhay Sharma is transferred and appointed as Governor of Mizoram for the remainder of his term, stated an official communique.

A former bureaucrat, Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa (born in 1944) is the former Chief Secretary of Assam.

He is a retired Indian Administrative Service (I.A.S) officer from 1968 batch. He did M.A in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics, news agency The Arunachal Times reported.

Meanwhile, Shrimati Droupadi Murmu has been appointed as the Governor of Jharkhand, Tathagata Roy as the Governor of Tripura,V. Shanmuganthan as the Governor of Meghalaya and Dr. Syed Ahmed, Governor of Jharkhand is transferred and appointed as Governor of Manipur for the remainder of his term.

The appointments will take effect from the dates the incumbents assume charge of their respective offices, stated the release.

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