President Ram Nath Kovind has assigned Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel extra cost of Madhya Pradesh within the absence of Governor Lal Ji Tandon, who has taken unwell and has been in a hospital, an announcement from Rashtrapati Bhavan stated.
“The President of India is happy to nominate Smt. Anandiben Patel, Governor of Uttar Pradesh to discharge the capabilities of the Governor of Madhya Pradesh, along with her personal duties, throughout the absence on depart of Shri Lal Ji Tandon, Governor of Madhya Pradesh,” the assertion stated.
Mr Tandon, 85, was admitted to a hospital in Uttar Pradesh on June 11 with respiration issues, issue in urination and fever, information company PTI reported. He examined destructive for COVID-19.
The hospital on Saturday stated Mr Tandon’s well being was displaying enchancment however he was on ventilator assist.
“There may be steady enchancment within the situation of the Governor of Madhya Pradesh, Lal Ji Tandon. He interacted with members of the family and colleagues however he’s nonetheless on ventilator assist,” the Medanta hospital had stated in an announcement.
“Group of medical consultants at Medanta-Lucknow is tirelessly working for greatest medical remedy,” it added.
Anandiben Patel, former chief minister of Gujarat, was appointed because the Governor of Uttar Pradesh final 12 months. She was the Madhya Pradesh Governor earlier than that.
With inputs from ANI