President of India Ram Nath Kovind appointed five new governors of five states on September 1, 2019 (Sunday).
Let’s have a look at the new faces of Governors of 5 states:
1. New Governor of Rajasthan:
Kalraj Mishra, who was the Governor of Himachal Pradesh, now appointed as the Governor of Rajasthan by President of India. He will replace the outgoing Governor Kalyan Singh.
Kalraj Mishra, Governor of Himachal is transferred & appointed as Governor of Rajasthan. Bhagat Singh Koshyari appointed as Governor of Maharashtra, Bandaru Dattatreya as Governor of Himachal, Arif Mohammed Khan as Guv of Kerala, Tamilisai Soundararajan as Governor of Telangana pic.twitter.com/oKOe8xUOOz— ANI (@ANI) September 1, 2019
2. New Governor of Telangana:
Tamil Nadu BJP chief Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan will now be a new governor of Telangana by replacing ESL Narasimhan.
3. New Governor of Himachal Pradesh:
The former Union Minister Bandaru Dattatreya is the new face of Himachal Pradesh as Governor. He will take over the role of Governor by replacing Kalraj Mishra.
Bandaru Dattatreya, former Union Minister on being appointed as Governor of Himachal Pradesh: I am thankful to PM Narendra Modi as well as Home Minister Amit Shah. They have given this responsibility to me as the Governor of Himachal Pradesh& I will work as per the Constitution. pic.twitter.com/ZlR2Wq0djp— ANI (@ANI) September 1, 2019
4. New Governor of Kerala
Arif Mohammed Khan who earlier quit the government of Rajiv Gandhi, appointed as the governor of Kerala on Sunday. Khan exit from Congress-led government was over the Shah Bano case and has been cited many times by BJP in triple talaq debates. Arif has also supported the Modi-led government decision on scrapping of Article 370. Arif Khan has replaced P Sathasivam.
Arif Mohd Khan on being appointed as Guv of Kerala: It's an opportunity to serve. Fortunate to be born in a country like India which is so vast&rich in diversity. It's a great opportunity for me to know this part of India, which forms boundary of India&is called god's own country pic.twitter.com/LZmF1FRN3Y— ANI (@ANI) September 1, 2019
5. New Governor of Maharashtra
Ram Nath Kovind has appointed Bhagat Singh Koshyari as the new governor of Maharashtra on Sunday. He has replaced Vidyasagar Rao.