RN Ravi sworn in as Nagaland governor

Former Intelligence Bureau officer RN Ravi was the Centre's interlocutor for Naga peace talks and will be succeeding PB Acharya.

Published: 01st August 2019 01:24 PM  |   Last Updated: 01st August 2019 01:24 PM   |  A+A-

Nagaland governor RN Ravi

Nagaland governor RN Ravi (Photo | @@indfoundation/ Twitter)

By PTI

KOHIMA: RN Ravi, a former Intelligence Bureau officer and the Centre's interlocutor for Naga peace talks, was on Thursday sworn in as the 20th governor of Nagaland.

Ravi was administered the oath office at Raj Bhavan by the acting chief justice of Gauhati High Court, Arup Kumar Goswami, in presence of Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, Assembly Speaker Vikho-o Yhoshu, Opposition Leader TR Zeliang, state ministers, legislators and other dignitaries.

He was appointed as the new governor on July 20 by President Ram Nath Kovind. Ravi succeeded PB Acharya, whose tenure ended on July 19.

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