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Ganeshi Lal takes oath as Governor of Odisha

Former State BJP president of Haryana Ganeshi Lal was on Tuesday sworn in as the Governor of Odisha. Chief Justice of Orissa High Court Justice Vineet Saran administered the oath.

Published: 30th May 2018 06:24 AM  |   Last Updated: 30th May 2018 06:24 AM   |  A+A-

Chief Justice Vineet Saran of Orissa High Court administering oath to Governor Ganeshi Lal on Tuesday | irfana

By Express News Service

BHUBANESWAR: Former State BJP president of Haryana Ganeshi Lal was on Tuesday sworn in as the Governor of Odisha. Chief Justice of Orissa High Court Justice Vineet Saran administered the oath of office to Lal at the Raj Bhavan here.Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan, judges of the high court, ministers from Odisha and Haryana governments, Leader of the Opposition Narasingh Mishra, State BJP president Basant Panda, Chief Secretary AP Padhi and senior officers were present.

Lal succeeds Satya Pal Malik who was holding holding additional charge as Odisha Governor from March 21 after veteran Naga leader SC Jamir completed his tenure. On May 25, President Ram Nath Kovind appointed Lal as the new Governor of Odisha.



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