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Tripathi sworn in Meghalaya Governor

Keshari Nath Tripathi. File photo   | Photo Credit: Ranjeet Kumar

West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi was sworn in as Meghalaya Governor at the Raj Bhavan in Shillong on Tuesday.

Meghalaya High Court Chief Justice Uma Nath Singh administered the oath of office and secrecy to Mr. Tripathi at the century-old Raj Bhavan which was attended by Chief Minister Mukul Sangma, his Cabinet colleagues and senior civil and police officials.

Mr. Tripathi became the 19th Governor of this hill State, succeeding Krishan Kant Paul, who has been made Uttarakhand Governor.

Mr. Tripathi would continue to hold the office of Governor of West Bengal until further orders, Raj Bhavan sources said.

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