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