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Lieutenant General (retd) Gurmit Singh sworn-in as new Governor of Uttarakhand

The oath of office was administered to Singh by the Chief Justice of the Uttarakhand High Court Justice RS Chauhan at Raj Bhawan.

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New Delhi Updated on: September 15, 2021 12:15 IST
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Lieutenant General (retd) Gurmit Singh, sworn-in as the new Governor of Uttarakhand

Gurmit Singh was sworn in on Wednesday as the new governor of Uttarakhand. The oath of office was administered to Singh by the Chief Justice of the Uttarakhand High Court Justice RS Chauhan at a simple function held at the Raj Bhawan. Singh, who retired as the Deputy Chief of the Indian Army, is a highly decorated former Army officer. 

The function was attended by Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami, his cabinet colleagues and a number of senior government officials including Chief Secretary SS Sandhu and DGP Ashok Kumar.

           
Lt Gen Singh succeeds Baby Rani Maurya, who resigned three years before completing her tenure.

Also Read | Uttarakhand Governor Baby Rani Maurya resigns

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