New Delhi: The President today appointed three new Governors for Assam, Manipur, Punjab and the Lieutenant Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Banwarilal Purohit has been appointed as the Governor of Assam, Dr. Najma A. Heptulla as the Governor of Manipur, V.P. Singh Badnore as the Governor of Punjab and Prof. Jagdish Mukhi as the Lieutenant Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands in place of Lt. Gen. (Retd.) A.K. Singh, PVSM, AVSM, SM, VSM.
The above appointments will take effect from the dates the incumbents assume charge of their respective offices.