Centre announces several appointments of Governors, Anandiben Patel made Uttar Pradesh Governor


The Centre on Saturday announced the appointments and transfers of several governors for different Indian states. A notification from the office of President Ram Nath Kovind said that Anandiben Patel had been transferred out of Madhya Pradesh and is appointed Governor of Uttar Pradesh.


In other key appointments, Jagdeep Dhankhar was appointed as Governor of West Bengal, while Ramesh Bais replaced Tathagata Roy as Governor of Tripura. Lal Ji Tandon, who functioned as the Governor of Bihar has now been transferred and appointed as Governor of Madhya Pradesh replacing Anandiben Patel.

Replacing former in Bihar is Phagu Chauhan, while RN Ravi has taken charge as Governor of Nagaland

The above appointments, the notification said, will take effect from the dates they assume charge of their respective offices.