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New Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi sworn in

Press Trust of India  |  Guwahati 

The new Governor of Assam, Prof Jagdish Mukhi, was sworn in today.

He was administered the oath of office by Gauhati High Chief Justice at a function in the Srimanta Sankardeva International Convention Centre here.

State Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, his cabinet colleagues and senior officials were present at the swearing-in ceremony.

In his previous assignment, Mukhi served as the Lieutenant Governor of Islands.

He succeeded Banwarilal Purohit who has been appointed as the Governor of Tamil Nadu.

Mukhi had also served as a minister in the He had been awarded the Best and Planning Minister by the then Planning Minister, in 1997.

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First Published: Tue, October 10 2017. 12:28 IST