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Expenditure Secretary G C Murmu appointed LG of J&K, R K Mathur of Ladakh

The Modi government had on August 5 abrogated provisions of Article 370 that granted a special status to Jammu and Kashmir

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Girish Chandra Murmu
Girish Chandra Murmu, Lieutenant General of Ladakh

IAS officers and R K Mathur have been appointed the new Lt Governors of Jammu-Kashmir and respectively, an official communication said on Friday.

While Murmu, a 1985-batch Gujarat cadre officer, is serving as the Expenditure Secretary in the Union Finance Ministry, Mathur, a 1977-batch officer, has served as the defence secretary and is a former Chief Information Commissioner (CIC).

The two Union Territories will come into existence on October 31 . The Modi government had on August 5 abrogated provisions of Article 370 that granted a special status to

The incumbent governor of the state, Satya Pal Malik, has been moved to Goa, a Rashtrapati Bhawan statement said.

First Published: Fri, October 25 2019. 20:25 IST
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