Ashwini Kumar sworn-in as Manipur Governor

Ashwini Kumar, the Governor of Nagaland, has been given the additional charge of Manipur after the former incumbent Gurbachan Jagat ended his tenure last week, official sources said.

Updated: Jul 29, 2013, 15:13 PM IST

Imphal: Ashwini Kumar, the Governor of Nagaland, has been given the additional charge of Manipur after the former incumbent Gurbachan Jagat ended his tenure last week, official sources said.
Kumar, who arrived here yesterday from Kohima by road, was administered the oath of office by Chief Justice of Manipur High Court A M Sapre at a simple function held at Raj Bhavan here, the sources said.

The post of Manipur Governor fell vacant following the completion of tenure of Jagat who left for his home state Punjab on July 24.

PTI