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NN Vohra retires as J-K Guv, shuffle in several states

Vohra served as the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir since June 25, 2008, completing two terms

India  |  Jammu And Kashmir  |  Rashtrapati Bhavan


The on Tuesday issued a statement which read that Narinder Nath Vohra would be succeeded by Satya Pal Malik as the new Governor of . Malik was earlier the Governor of .

Vohra served as the Governor of since June 25, 2008, completing two terms.

Satya Pal Malik has been succeeded by senior leader Lal Ji Tandon as the new Governor of .

Speaking on his appointment, Tandon told ANI, “I will try to make a contribution to the development of . I will play the role of a Guardian to the state government. Nitish ji is an old friend of mine. I don't think we will have any problem between us.”

The statement by the further announced the shuffle of several other governors in the states of Haryana, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Meghalaya, and .

Satyadev Narayan Arya has been appointed as the new Governor of replacing Kaptan Singh Solanki.

Solanki has been transferred and appointed as the new Governor of . He would succeed Tathagata Roy in the state.

Roy has been transferred and would replace Ganga Prasad, as the Governor of .

Ganga Prasad has been transferred and appointed as the Governor of Sikkim, replacing Shriniwas Patil.

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First Published: Tue, August 21 2018. 20:50 IST