Jammu and Kashmir Governor Vohra likely to resign: Report

The Central government has been looking for a replacement for several months, a report said.

Published: 28th August 2017 02:17 PM  |   Last Updated: 28th August 2017 02:17 PM   |  A+A-

Mehbooba Mufti

Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra, right. and state Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti. (File | PTI)

By Online Desk

Jammu and Kashmir governor NN Vohra is likely to resign, ten months before the end of his second term, this week, possibly even today, a media report said on Monday.

The Central government has been looking for a replacement for several months, the Indian Express reported. Vohra, a Padma Vibushan recipient, has been governor since 2008 and had earlier served as Home Secretary and Defence Secretary.

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