Acharya Devvrat sworn in as Gujarat Governor

Question: Recently, who was sworn in as the Governor of Gujarat?
(a) Kalraj Mishra
(b) Ramesh Bais
(c) Acharya Devvrat
(d) Fagu Chauhan
Answer: (c)
Related facts:

  • Acharya Devvrat was sworn in as the Governor of Gujarat on 22nd July, 2019. He became the 20th Governor of the State of Gujarat.
  • He was administered the oath of office by the acting Chief Justice of Gujarat High Court, Justice Anant S. Dave. He replaced Shri O P Kohli.
  • Before assuming charge as governor of Gujarat, Devvrat held the gubernatorial post in Himachal Pradesh.
  • Shri Devvrat was associated with the Arya Samaj, earlier served as the principal of a gurukul (traditional school) at Kurukshetra in Haryana.
  • He is known for his work towards spreading the Indian culture and Vedic values across the world, and promoting education for girls.

Links:
https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/acharya-devvrat-sworn-in-as-gujarat-governor/article28656137.ece
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/acharya-devvrat-takes-oath-as-new-gujarat-governor/articleshow/70329042.cms
https://www.gnsnews.co.in/acharya-devvrat-takes-sworn-as-new-governor-of-gujarat/

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