Ahead of cabinet expansion, Union Minister Thaawarchand Gehlot appointed Karnataka Governor

New Delhi: Union Minister Thaawarchand Gehlot on Tuesday (July 6, 2021) was appointed the Governor of Karnataka, an announcement that has come amid reports of the Union Cabinet reshuffle.

Thaawarchand Gehlot, who currently holds the portfolio of the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, was one of the eight new governors appointed by President Ram Nath Kovind.

While Governor of Mizoram PS Sreedharan Pillai is now being appointed as the Governor of Goa, the Governor of Haryana Satyadev Narayan Arya will now serve as Tripura Governor.

Ramesh Bais, Governor of Tripura, has been transferred and appointed as Governor of Jharkhand.

Bandaru Dattatraya, Governor of Himachal Pradesh has been appointed as Governor of Haryana and Hari Babu Kambhampati will be Mizoram Governor.

President Kovind also appointed Mangubhai Chhaganbhai Patel and Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar as Governors of Madhya Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh respectively.

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