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N N Vohra takes over as J&K govt head, holds meetings with top officials

Vohra chaired a meeting of top officials -- both from civil administration and police

President  |  Jammu And Kashmir

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

N N Vohra
N N Vohra, Jammu and Kashmir Governor

After assuming charge as the head of the government on Wednesday, Governor N N Vohra held meetings with top civil administration and police officials at the Civil Secretariat here.

"Immediately after receiving of India's approval, Governor N N Vohra issued the Proclamation to impose Governor's Rule in the State under section 92 of the Constitution of today," a Raj Bhawan spokesman said.

The Governor held discussions with Chief Secretary B B Vyas and identified the major tasks which shall require to be dealt with on a strict time-bound basis, beginning from Wednesday.

He was accorded a ceremonial welcome and guard of honour by a police contingent as he arrived at the Civil Secretariat to take charge of the administration.

Vohra later chaired a meeting of top officials -- both from civil administration and police -- to gear up the state administrative machinery to function with speed, efficiency and accountability.

Governor's Rule was necessitated in the state following resignation by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti in the wake of BJP pulling out of the coalition government.

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First Published: Wed, June 20 2018. 17:30 IST