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New Governors appointed in 8 states, 4 Governors transferred

Amid speculation over a possible cabinet reshuffle, President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday appointed 8 new Governors and transferred 4 of them.

New Governors appointed in 8 states, 4 Governors transferred-VPN
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New Delhi, First Published Jul 6, 2021, 12:35 PM IST
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Amid speculation over a possible cabinet reshuffle, President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday appointed 8 new governors.

* PS Sreedharan Pillai, who was the Governor of Mizoram, has been transferred and appointed as Goa Governor.

Satyadev Narayan Arya, who was the Governor of Haryana, has been transferred and appointed as Tripura Governor.

* Ramesh Bais, who was Governor of Tripura, has been transferred and appointed as Jharkhand governor

* Thaawarchand Gehlot has been appointed as Governor of Karnataka.

* Bandaru Dattatraya, who was Governor of Himachal Pradesh, has been transferred and appointed as Haryana Governor

* Dr Hari Babu Kambhampati has been appointed as Governor of Mizoram.

* Mangubhai Chhaganbhai Patel has been appointed as Governor of Madhya Pradesh. 

* Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar has been appointed as Governor of Himachal Pradesh.

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

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