NEW DELHI: President Droupadi Murmu has accepted the resignation of Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari who had last month expressed his desire to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to resign from his post. Koshyari (81), who served the state for over three years, has been replaced by Ramesh Bais as the new governor of Maharashtra.
Bias was the governor of Jharkhand and C P Radhakrishnan has been appointed in his place.
The president has also accepted the resignation of Ladakh Lt Governor (LG) Radha Krishnan Mathur and appointed Brig. (Dr) B D Mishra (Retd), who was the governor of Arunachal Pradesh, as the new LG. Lt General Kaiwalya Trivikram Parnaik, PVSM, UYSM, YSM (retired) has been appointed as the new Arunachal Pradesh governor.
There have been some reshuffles as well. Justice (Retd) S Abdul Nazeer has been appointed as the governor of Andhra Pradesh while his predecessor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan has been appointed as the governor of Chhattisgarh, replacing Anusuiya Uikye who is the new governor of Manipur. The northeastern state’s incumbent governor La. Ganesan has now been appointed as the governor of Nagaland. Another northeastern state Sikkim got a new governor in Lakshman Prasad Acharya.

Ramesh Bais appointed as Governor of Maharashtra; Koshyari’s resignation accepted

Here are the other appointments the the president has made:

  • Shiv Pratap Shukla as governor of Himachal Pradesh
  • Gulab Chand Kataria as governor of Assam
  • Phagu Chauhan, governor of Bihar, appointed as governor of Meghalaya
  • Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar, governor of Himachal Pradesh, appointed as governor of Bihar

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