Describing his appointment as the Governor of Uttar Pradesh as a "turning point" in his social and political life, senior BJP leader Ram Naik on Monday said that he would try to serve as a bridge between the state and the Central governments while discharging the gubernatorial responsibility.
The NDA government is likely to finalise the names of seven Governors to be appointed in the seven states who were asked to step down as they were appointed by the former Congress government, as per news reports.
The resignation of Uttar Pradesh governor BL Joshi has been accepted by President Pranab Mukherjee, an official said Wednesday. Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi has been given the additional charge of UP.
A delegation of BJP leaders today met Uttar Pradesh Governor B L Joshi and requested him to direct the state government to fix cane price at Rs 325 per quintal and ensure that farmers are paid their dues with interest.