Narayanan takes oath as Sikkim`s acting Governor

West Bengal Governor M K Narayanan on Tuesday took oath as the acting Governor of Sikkim as incumbent B P Singh went on leave following his wife`s death.

Updated: Apr 06, 2010, 19:04 PM IST

Gangtok: West Bengal Governor M K Narayanan
on Tuesday took oath as the acting Governor of Sikkim as incumbent
B P Singh went on leave following his wife`s death.
Narayanan was administered the oath of office and secrecy
by Chief Justice of Sikkim High Court Justice A H Saikia at
Raj Bhavan here this afternoon.
Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling, senior army and
civil officials were present at the swearing-in ceremony.

The Centre last week appointed Narayanan as the acting
Governor of Sikkim for the duration of Governor B P Singh`s
official leave for about 20 days in the wake of his wife
Karuna Singh`s death.

PTI