After RajKhowa’s Exit, Shanmuganathan Is the Arunachal Governor
Jyoti Prashad Rajkhowa was sacked on 12 September.
Meghalaya Governor V Shanmuganathan was sworn in as the governor of Arunachal Pradesh on Wednesday.
President Pranab Mukherjee had asked Shanmuganathan to take on the additional duty of Arunachal Pradesh after Governor Jyoti Prashad Rajkhowa was sacked on 12 September, weeks after the Supreme Court restored the Congress government in the state.
Chief Justice of the Gauhati High Court Ajit Singh administered the oath of office to Shanmuganathan in the presence of Chief Minister Pema Khandu, his cabinet colleagues, besides a host of civil and police officials.
Shanmuganathan, visited the Ita Fort, Buddhist Gompa and Jawaharlal Nehru State Museum on Tuesday. The Governor also offered prayers in the Gompa and interacted with the monks.
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