Prof Jagdish Mukhi Takes Oath As Governor of Assam

Guwahati

Prof Jagdish Mukhi Takes Oath As Governor of AssamProf Jagdish Mukhi  took oath as the new Governor of Assam on Tuesday. He was administered the oath of office by the Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court, Justice Ajit Singh in a well-attended function at Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra Auditorium.

The swearing-in ceremony was attended by a host of dignitaries including the Chief Minister of Assam, Sarbananda Sonowal and his cabinet colleagues, the state BJP president Ranjeet Kumar Das, former chief minister and an AGP MLA, Prafulla Kumar Mahanta, top officials of the state and police department.

Prof Jagdish Mukhi, who was the Lt Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, has been appointed as Governor of Assam by President Ramnath Kovind in place of Banwarilal Purohit, who has been appointed as the governor of Tamil Nadu.

 

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