Centre appoints new Governor in six states

Centre appoints new Governor in six states
Question: Who is appointed as the governor of West Bengal on 20th July, 2019?
(a) Anandiben Patel
(b) Ramesh Bais
(c) R. N. Ravi
(d) Jagdeep Dhankhar
Answer: (d)
Related facts:
  • The President of India appointed new Governors to six states of India namely West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Tripura, Bihar and Nagaland on 20th July, 2019.
  • The appointments will take effect from the dates they assume charge of their respective offices.
  • The appointment details are as follows:
  • Anandiben Patel, Governor of Madhya Pradesh is transferred and appointed as Governor of Uttar Pradesh(second female UP Governer). 
  • It is worth to state that Sarojini Naidu was the first female to become the Governor of Uttar Pradesh as well as an Indian state.
  • Jagdeep Dhankhar will the new Governor of West Bengal.
  • Ramesh Bais appointed as new Governor of Tripura.
  • Lal Ji Tandon, Governor of Bihar is transferred and appointed as Governor of Madhya Pradesh.
  • Phagu Chauhan will replace Lal Ji Tandon as Governor of Bihar.
  • R. N. Ravi will be the new Governor of Nagaland.

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