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From Kerala BJP Chief, Kummanam Rajasekharan Now Mizoram Governor

Sixty-five-year-old Rajasekharan had given up his government job to became ‘pracharak’ of the RSS.

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New Mizoram Governor Kummanam Rajasekharan.
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BJP leaders Ganeshi Lal and Kummanam Rajasekharan were on Friday, 25 May, appointed as Governors of Odhisa and Mizoram respectively.

According to a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique, Prof Ganeshi Lal will take over as the new governor of Odhisa, a post which had fallen vacant in March this year after veteran Naga leader SC Jamir completed his tenure.

Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik had been given additional charge of Odhisa.

Lal is a former Haryana BJP chief.

"The President of India has been pleased to appoint Ganeshi Lal to be the Governor of Odisha with effect from the date he assumes charge of his office," the communique said.

In his second order, the President appointed Kerala BJP chief Kummanam Rajasekharan as the Governor of Mizoram.

He will be replacing Lt General (Retd) Nirbhay Sharma, who is completing his tenure on 28 May 2018.

Sixty-five-year-old Rajasekharan had given up his government job to became 'pracharak' of the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh. He was appointed as the state BJP chief in 2015.

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