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Press Communique

PRESIDENT OF INDIA APPOINTS GOVERNORS

Rashtrapati Bhavan : 09.09.2021

The President of India has accepted the resignation of Smt. Baby Rani Maurya as Governor of Uttarakhand.

2. The President of India is also pleased to make the following appointments:-

(i) Shri Banwarilal Purohit, Governor of Tamil Nadu holding additional charge of the Governor of Punjab is appointed as regular Governor of Punjab;

(ii) Shri R. N. Ravi, Governor of Nagaland is appointed as Governor of Tamil Nadu;

(iii) Lt. Gen. Gurmit Singh, PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, VSM (Retd.) is appointed as Governor of Uttarakhand; and

(iv) Prof. Jagdish Mukhi, Governor of Assam is appointed to discharge the functions of the Governor of Nagaland in addition to his own duties, until regular arrangements are made.

3. The above appointments will take effect from the dates they assume charge of their respective offices.

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