Lt Governor Designate Manoj Sinha Arrives In Srinagar

The 61-year-old former minister of state for railways will succeed Girish Chander Murmu (File)

New Delhi:

Jammu and Kashmir’s Lieutenant Governor designate Manoj Sinha arrived on Thursday following his appointment to the Raj Bhawan, officers stated.

Mr Sinha was obtained on the airport by Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam and Director Normal of Police Dilbagh Singh, the officers stated.

They stated Mr Sinha, who’s more likely to take oath because the second lieutenant governor of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, drove straight to the Raj Bhawan from the airport.

The 61-year-old former minister of state for railways will succeed Girish Chander Murmu who resigned from the put up late on Wednesday night time.

Mr Murmu served as the primary lieutenant governor of Jammu and Kashmir after the Centre revoked the particular standing of the erstwhile state and sliced it into two union territories.

Mr Murmu, who’s tipped to be the subsequent Comptroller and Auditor Normal of India, served within the workplace for simply over 9 months.

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