• 'Will try to resolve issues within constitutional limits': Karnataka Governor designate Thawarchand Gehlot

    Jul 06, 2021, 06:01 PM IST

    President Ram Nath Kovind on July 06 appointed Thawarchand Gehlot as Governor of Karnataka. Expressing his gratitude towards President Kovind, Thawarchand Gehlot said that he will try to resolve the issues within constitutional limits and with discussion.

  • Governor of 8 states changed before Union cabinet expansion | Check List

    Governor of 8 states changed before Union cabinet expansion | Check List

    Jul 06, 2021, 02:32 PM IST

    Union Minister Thaawarchand Gehlot was on Tuesday appointed as Karnataka Governor and Mangubhai Chhaganbhai Patel was named as the Governor of Madhya Pradesh, according to a Rashtrapati Bhavan communiqué. Gehlot (73), Union Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment, is a prominent Dalit leader. He served as the Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment in the Modi government. Besides, he also served the Leader of the House in the Rajya Sabha. A member of the Parliamentary Board and the Central Election Committee of the BJP, his appointment as the Governor of Karnataka came amid talks of Cabinet expansion.

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