MOH Farook takes oath as Jharkhand Governor

Last Updated: Friday, January 22, 2010 - 12:28

Ranchi: MOH Farook became the seventh Governor of Jharkhand on Friday, less than a month after Shibu Soren took over as the state`s seventh chief minister.

Farook was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Jharkhand High Court Chief Justice Gyan Sudha Mishra at the Raj Bhavan here.

He replaces K Sankaranarayanan, who has been appointed Governor of Maharashtra.

Farook was born at Karaikal in Pondicherry on Sep 6, 1937. He was chief minister of Pondicherry three times and represented it in the Lok Sabha on three occasions. In 2004, he was appointed ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

IANS



First Published: Friday, January 22, 2010 - 12:28

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