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Kalraj Mishra sworn in as Rajasthan Governor

Mishra replaced Kalyan Singh, who has completed his five year tenure.

Sep 09, 2019, 02.05 PM IST
Newly appointed Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra inspects the Guard of Honour at Jaipur airport on Sunday.
JAIPUR: Former Union minister Kalraj Mishra was sworn in as Governor of Rajasthan in a ceremony at the Raj Bhawan here on Monday.

Mishra replaced Kalyan Singh, who has completed his five year tenure.

Rajasthan High Court Chief Justice Shripathi Ravindra Bhat administered the oath of office to Mishra.

The Governor was given guard of honour after the oath ceremony.

Before the oath, chief secretary D B Gupta read out the warrant of appointment issued by the President.

Mishra, 78, is a former union minister who was the Governor of Himachal Pradesh prior to Rajasthan.

Chief minister Ashok Gehlot, deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot, members of council of ministers, leader of opposition Gulab Chand Kataria, deputy leader of opposition Rajendra Rathore and others were present on the occasion.

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