Former chief minister of Uttarakhand Bhagat Singh Koshyari was on Thursday sworn in as the new governor of Maharashtra.
He was administered the oath of office by the Chief Justice of Bombay High Court Pradip Nadrajog, at a ceremony held at Raj Bhavan here.
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, state ministers and dignitaries were present at the ceremony.
Koshyari replaces Ch Vidyasagar Rao, who was the state's governor from 2014.
Earlier in the day, the BJP leader visited the famous Siddhivinayak temple in central Mumbai and offered prayers.
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