Shimla: Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh on Wednesday was sworn-in as the Himachal Pradesh governor. He will be holding additional charge and succeeds Urmila Singh who retired Jan 26 on completing her five-year term.
"Kalyan Singh was administered oath of office and secrecy by High Court Chief Justice Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir," a Raj Bhavan official told IANS.
He arrived here Tuesday evening.
Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, his cabinet colleagues, Leader of Opposition and BJP two-time chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal, besides legislators and senior government functionaries were present at the swearing-in ceremony.