In a major reshuffle, President Ram Nath Kovimd on Tuesday appointed eight new governors giving them charge of administration of new states. While many were transferred, others were new appointments.
P.S. Sreedharan Pillai, Governor of Mizoram, was transferred and appointed as Governor of Goa; Satyadev Narayan Arya, Governor of Haryana is transferred and appointed as Governor of Tripura; Ramesh Bais, Governor of Tripura is transferred and appointed as Governor of Jharkhand; Bandaru Dattatraya, Governor of Himachal Pradesh is transferred and appointed as Governor of Haryana.
However, Thaawarchnand, who currently serves as Cabinet Minter Minister, has been appointed as Governor of Karnataka.
Besides, Member of parliament to the 16th Lok Sabha from Visakhapatnam Hari Babu Kambhampati has been appointed as Governor of Mizoram. Gujarat Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Mangubhai Chhaganbhai Patel is the new Governor of Madhya Pradesh and former Speaker of Goa Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar is the Governor of Himachal Pradesh.