Published On: Mon, Oct 2nd, 2017

New Meghalaya governor to be sworn-in on Thursday

Shillong: The swearing-in ceremony of the newly appointed Governor of Meghalaya, Ganga Prasad, will be held on October 5 at the Raj Bhavan here, officials said today.

Ganga Prasad will take oath as Meghalaya governor on Thursday.

Ganga Prasad will take oath as Meghalaya governor on Thursday.

Prasad will be sworn-in by the Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court Dinesh Maheshwari in the presence of chief minister and his cabinet at 4 pm, they said.

The former member of Bihar Legislative Council Ganga Prasad was appointed as the Governor of Meghalaya by President Ram Nath Kovind on September 30.

Prasad has been a member of the legislative council in Bihar for 18 years.

He was a businessman by profession, joined politics as a Jan Sangh member in 1967 and held various organisational posts in it as well as in the BJP.

His son Sanjeev Chaurasia is a BJP MLA from Digha constituency in Bihar s Patna district.

PTI

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