Jaipur July 12 (UNI) Senior Congress leader Govind Singh Gurjar will be appointed Lt Governor of Puducherry, official sources from the Congress said here today .
The Sources said Mr Gurjar's name had been forwarded to the Rashtrapati Bhawan by the Home Ministry and the warrants of his appointment were likely to be issued in a day or to.
Mr Gurjar comfirmed his appointment and told UNI that he had been conveyed formally by New Delhi about the move of his appointment .
He siad'' I am looking forward for my positive and meaning full role in my new assignment '' Mr Gurjar , a sitting MLA from Nasirabad assembly segment in Ajmer district , will be the fifth incumbent from Rajasthan to be appointed to the gubernatorial post. Presently, Mr Nawal Kishore Sharma is working as governor in Gujarat , Mr Balram Jakhar in Madhya Pradesh , Mr B L Joshi in Uttarakhand and Mr Shiv Charan Mathur in Assom .
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