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Gulab Chand Kataria to be sworn in as Assam Governor on Wednesday

Kataria, a resident of Udaipur in Rajasthan, succeeded professor Jagdish Mukhi, who demitted office on Sunday after completing his term

Newly appointed Governor of Assam Gulab Chand Kataria being felicitated by BJP leaders, in Jaipur.

Newly appointed Governor of Assam Gulab Chand Kataria being felicitated by BJP leaders, in Jaipur.

Press Trust of India Guwahati
Assam Governor-designate Gulab Chand Kataria and his wife Anita Kataria were accorded a warm welcome by several cabinet ministers of the state on his arrival here.
Seventy-eight-year-old Kataria will be sworn in as the 31st governor of the state on Wednesday at Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra.
State ministers Chandra Mohan Patowary, Atul Bora, Ranjit Das, U G Brahma, Bimal Bora, along with Chief Secretary Pawan Kumar Barthakur, Guwahati Commissioner of Police Diganta Barah and BJP state president Bhabesh Kalita greeted Kataria at the airport.
He later drove to Raj Bhavan, where officers and staff made arrangements to welcome the new governor.
Kataria, a resident of Udaipur in Rajasthan, succeeded professor Jagdish Mukhi, who demitted office on Sunday after completing his term.
Prior to his appointment as the governor, he had served as the home minister of Rajasthan and a leader of opposition in the state assembly there.

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First Published: Feb 21 2023 | 11:27 PM IST

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