Shivraj Patil to take oath as Punjab Governor

Last Updated: Thursday, January 21, 2010 - 21:53

Chandigarh: Shivraj Vishwanath Patil will be
sworn-in as the Governor of Punjab here on Friday.

Punjab and Haryana High Court Chief Justice Mukul Moudgil
will administer the oath of office and secrecy to Patil on the
Raj Bhawan premises tomorrow, official sources said today.

Patil, who will also take charge as the Union Territory
Administrator of Chandigarh, is succeeding Gen (retd) S F
Rodrigues.

Patil had resigned from the post of Home Minister on
November 30 in 2008 following the Mumbai terror attacks.

Born in 1935 in Chakur village of Maharashtra`s Latur
district, Patil is a Science graduate from Osmania University.
Later, he studied Law at Bombay University.

-PTI



First Published: Thursday, January 21, 2010 - 21:53

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