Tamilisai Soundararajan sworn in as Puducherry Lt. Governor

Tamilisai Soundararajan being sworn in as Puducherry Lieutenant Governor by Chief Justice of Madras High Court Sanjib Banerjee at Raj Nivas in Puducherry on Thursday.   | Photo Credit: S.S. Kumar

Tamilisai Soundararajan was sworn in as the Lt Governor of the Union Territory on Thursday.

Chief Justice of Madras High Court Sanjib Banerjee administered the oath and office to Ms Soundararajan at the lawns of Raj Nivas around 9.10 a. m

After swearing-in, the Lt Governor took a guard of honour given by the territorial police.


Ms Soundararajan is the fifth woman to assume the Lt Governor's Office in UT.

Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy, his cabinet colleagues, legislators, Opposition leader and AINRC chief N. Rangasamy, AIADMK legislators, DMK legislators, three nominated members belonging to BJP and senior officials attended the swearing-in ceremony.

Meanwhile, Kiran Bedi, who was removed from the post of the Lt Governor on Tuesday night, is staying at Raj Nivas. She had sought two days to vacate the place.

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