Sidhu to be sworn in as Meghalaya Governor

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Shillong, Oct 27: Manipur Governor Dr Shivinder Singh Sidhu will be sworn in as Meghalaya Governor on October 29 at Raj Bhawan here in place of incumbent Banwari Lal Joshi, who has been appointed as the Governor of Uttarakhand.

President Pratibha Patil bestowed Manipur Governor Dr Shivinder Singh Sidhu with additional duty of Meghalaya.

Mr Joshi, who succeeded M M Jacob on April 12, demitted office on October 25.

The appointment of Dr Sidhu, who will continue to be the Governor of Manipur, will be effective until regular arrangements were made for the office of Meghalaya Governor, the Rashtrapati Bhavan communique had said.


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