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Manoj Sinha to replace G C Murmu as lieutenant governor of Jammu & Kashmir

President Kovind has accepted the resignation of Girish Chandra Murmu, the first L-G of the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir

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Manoj Sinha | Jammu and Kashmir government | Girish Chandra Murmu

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Manoj Sinha, Telecom Minister
Sinha, formerly Union Minister of State for Railways, is a three-time member of Parliament for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from the Ghazipur Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh

Former Union minister is set to be the next lieutenant governor (L-G) of the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir, the Rashtrapati Bhavan said in a communique on Thursday. Sinha replaces Girish Chandra Murmu, the first L-G of J&K, who resigned from the post on Wednesday.

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First Published: Thu, August 06 2020. 07:59 IST

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