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Jammu & Kashmir, Haryana get new Governors, new faces in five other states too

Laying rest to all speculations, the Centre has transferred and appointed Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik as the new Governor of Jammu & Kashmir.

The Hush Post: The Union government today appointed Governors to as many as seven states including Jammu & Kashmir. Other states to which Governors have been appointed are Bihar, Haryana, Meghalaya, and Tripura.

Laying rest to all speculations, the Centre has transferred and appointed Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik as the new Governor of Jammu & Kashmir. Malik, a former national vice-president of the BJP was replaced by Lal Ji Tandon as the Governor in Bihar.

Similarly, Satyadev Narayan Arya will be the new Governor of Haryana while incumbent Kaptan Singh Solanki has been transferred and appointed as Governor of Tripura.

Uttarakhand also got its new Governor in Baby Rani Maurya while Meghalaya Governor Ganga Prasad has been transferred and appointed as Governor of Sikkim.

Meanwhile, Tathagata Roy, Governor of Tripura has been shifted and appointed as Governor of Meghalaya.

The aforementioned appointments will take effect from the dates the incumbents assume charge of their respective offices.

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