Senior BJP leader La. Ganesan appointed as new Governor of Manipur

The post had fallen vacant after the retirement of Najma Heptulla, earlier this month

Updated - August 22, 2021 03:38 pm IST

Published - August 22, 2021 02:55 pm IST - New Delhi

Senior BJP leader La. Ganesan. File

Senior BJP leader La. Ganesan. File

Senior BJP leader from Tamil Nadu, La. Ganesan, was appointed as the new Governor of Manipur on Sunday .

The post of the Governor had fallen vacant after the retirement of Najma Heptulla, earlier this month.

A communique from the Rashtrapati Bhavan said that Mr. Ganesan will be the new "Governor of Manipur with effect from the date he assumes charge of his office".

Dr. Heptulla had demitted office on August 10 and on the same day the charge was given to Sikkim Governor, Ganga Prasad.

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