Tamilisai to assume additional charge as Puducherry LG on Thursday

Tamilisai Soundararajan  

Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan, who has been given additional charge of Puducherry, will assume office as Lieutenant Governor on Thursday, the Raj Nivas has said.

As per the warrant of the President, Ms. Soundararajan, the Lt. Governor-designate will assume office at the Raj Nivas at 9 a.m. on Thursday.

Hours after a communique from the Rashtrapati Bhavan said Dr. Kiran Bedi ceased to hold office of the Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry, a senior official of the UT called on Telangana Governor Dr. Tamilisai Soundarajan to hand over the Warrant of Appointment.

A press communique from Raj Bhavan on Wednesday said Mr. Krishna Kumar Singh, Special Resident Commissioner, Puducherry, has called on Governor Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan, at Raj Bhavan in Hyderabad and handed over the Warrant of Appointment to discharge the duties as the Lt Governor of Pondicherry.

Meanwhile, Raj Bhavan sources told The Hindu that Dr. Tamilisai left for Puducherry in a helicopter. She will reach Puducherry around 6.30 p.m., sources said.

Dr. Tamilisai will be sworn in as the Lieutenant Governor on Thursday at 9 a.m. by the Chief Justice of Madras High Court.

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