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Anusuiya Uikey appointed Governor of Chhattisgarh, Biswa Bhusan Harichandan as Andhra Guv

"The President is pleased to appoint Anusuiya Uikey as Governor of Chhattisgarh and Biswa Bhusan Harichandan as Governor of Andhra Pradesh. The above appointments will take effect from the dates they assume charge of their respective offices," the Rashtrapati Bhavan said in a statement.

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New Delhi Updated on: July 16, 2019 22:00 IST
Anusuiya Uikey new Governor of Chhattisgarh
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Anusuiya Uikey new Governor of Chhattisgarh

President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday appointed BJP leaders Anusuiya Uikey and B.B. Harichandran as the Governors of Chhattisgarh and Andhra Pradesh, respectively.

"The President is pleased to appoint Anusuiya Uikey as Governor of Chhattisgarh and Biswa Bhusan Harichandan as Governor of Andhra Pradesh. The above appointments will take effect from the dates they assume charge of their respective offices," the Rashtrapati Bhavan said in a statement.

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Uikey, a BJP leader from Madhya Pradesh, is currently the Vice-Chairman of the National Scheduled Tribes Commission. 

Harichandran, 84, was elected to Odisha Assembly for five times from Chilika and Bhubaneswar assembly constituencies. A cabinet minister in the BJD-BJP coalition government in 2004, he began his political career as a member of Bharatiya Jana Sangha in 1971. He was also the BJP state chief from 1980 to 1988.

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