Anandiben Patel appointed UP governor; Lalji Tandon that of MP

NEW DELHI: Madhya Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel was on Saturday appointed the Uttar Pradesh Governor. Bihar Governor Lalji Tandon will take her place. She replaces Ram Naik.

Anandiben Patel appointed UP governor; Lalji Tandon that of MP

Anandiben Patel. PTI file

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New Delhi, July 20

The government on Saturday transferred two governors and made fresh appointments in some states.

Former interlocutor on Naga talks RN Ravi has been appointed the Nagaland governor, according to a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique.

Noted lawyer and former Janata Dal MP Jagdeep Dhankhar was appointed the West Bengal governor.

Madhya Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel has been shifted to Uttar Pradesh and her place will be filled by Bihar Governor Lalji Tandon, the communique said.

Phagu Chauhan will fill replace Tandon as Bihar governor. Ramesh Bais has been appointed the governor of Tripura, it said. PTI

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