Karnataka Guv assume additional charge of Kerala

Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj on Monday assumed additional charge of Kerala as his counterpart in Kerala MOH Farook is undergoing treatment.

Updated: Jan 17, 2012, 00:16 AM IST

Thiruvananthapuram: Karnataka Governor HR
Bhardwaj on Monday assumed additional charge of Kerala as his
counterpart in Kerala MOH Farook is undergoing treatment in
Chennai.

Kerala Acting Chief Justice Manjula Chellur administered
the oath of office to Bhardwaj at a function held at Raj
Bhavani in Thiruvananthapuram.

Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, Speaker G Karthikeyan
and some of his cabinet colleagues and senior state government
officials attended the fuction.
Earlier in the day, Bhardwaj was given a ceremonial
reception on his arrival at the airport.
Former Puducherry Chief Minister, Farook, was made Kerala
Governor last year.

PTI