STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

V Shanmuganthan Sworn in as Megahalaya Governor

Published: 20th May 2015 02:29 PM  |   Last Updated: 20th May 2015 02:29 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

SHILLONG: Senior BJP leader V Shanmuganthan was today sworn-in as the Governor of Meghalaya at the Raj Bhavan here.         

Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court Uma Nath Singh administered the oath of office to Shanmuganthan at a solemn ceremony attended by Chief Minister Mukul Sangma and most of his cabinet colleagues.            

Shanmuganthan was appointed as the new Governor on May 12.   Meghalaya was without a permanent governor for over four months.     

Keshari Nath Tripathi, the West Bengal governor, had been taking the charge since the former incumbent K K Paul was removed from the post in January this year.        

Shanmuganathan is a post-graduate and an M Phil in political Science. He joined the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh in 1962 and later joined Bharatiya Janata Party and served in many party positions.      

He has been in-charge of the Defence, Research and Documentation and Overseas Friends of BJP Cells.

A prolific writer, the BJP leader had written three books relating to culture and social aspects in Tamil.  



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp