KK Paul to be sworn-in as Mizoram governor on Sept 16

Meghalaya Governor Krishan Kant Paul, who was appointed to take additional gubernatorial charge of Mizoram and Manipur, would be sworn-in as the Governor of Mizoram on September 16 at the Raj Bhavan Durbar Hall in Aizawl.

PTI| Updated: Sep 12, 2014, 15:26 PM IST

Aizawl: Meghalaya Governor Krishan Kant Paul, who was appointed to take additional gubernatorial charge of Mizoram and Manipur, would be sworn-in as the Governor of Mizoram on September 16 at the Raj Bhavan Durbar Hall in Aizawl.

State Protocol Officer David L Pachuau told PTI that Paul, who would be arriving Aizawl by helicopter from Imphal would be accorded a guard of honour at the Thuampui helipad near Aizawl.

The oath of office would be administered by Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre, Chief Justice of the Gauhati High Court or his representative.

Paul is going to be the fifth governor of Mizoram since Vakkom Purushothaman, after being transferred to Nagaland resigned as the Mizoram governor on July 11 last.