President appoints new Governors for Eight States: Mangubhai Chhaganbhai Patel New Governor of Madhya Pradesh

The President of India Has Appointed Governor of State under Article 155 of Indian Constitution:

1.Shri P.S. Sreedharan Pillai, Governor of Mizoram is transferred and appointed as Governor of Goa.

2.Shri Satyadev Narayan Arya, Governor of Haryana is transferred and appointed as Governor of Tripura.

3.Shri Ramesh Bais, Governor of Tripura is transferred and appointed as Governor of Jharkhand.

4.Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot as Governor of Karnataka.

5.Shri Bandaru Dattatraya, Governor of Himachal Pradesh is transferred and appointed as Governor of Haryana.

6. Dr. Hari Babu Kambhampati as Governor of Mizoram.

7.Shri Mangubhai Chhaganbhai Patel as Governor of Madhya Pradesh.

8.Shri Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar as Governor of Himachal Pradesh.

Value Added Information

  • Article 153: There Shall be Governor of each state.
  • Article 155 Appointment of Governor: The Governor of a State shall be appointed by the President by warrant under his hand and seal.
  • Article 157 Qualifications for appointment as Governor: No person shall be eligible for appointment as unless he should be citizen of India and has completed the age of thirty-five years.

Topic GS-2: Appointment to various Constitutional Posts, Powers, Functions and Responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.