Thursday, June 26, 2008

New governors appointed for Assam, Sikkim and Meghalaya

New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Charan Mathur was Thursday named the next governor of Assam while Balmiki Prasad Singh and Ranjit Shekhar Mooshahary were appointed governors of Sikkim amd Meghalaya respectively. Balmiki Prasad Singh takes over from Sudarshan Agarwal in Sikkim while Charan Mathur has been appointed in place of Lt. Gen. (retired) Ajai Singh, who completed his tenure earlier this month.

Ranjit Shekhar Mooshahary succeeds S.S. Sidhu as governor of Meghalaya, a release from the president’s office said.

Also, Bihar Governor R.S. Gavai was transferred to Kerala for the remainder of his term.

Gavai will replace R.L. Bhatia, who moves to Bihar.