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New WB guv to be sworn-in on July 30

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Jagdeep Dhankar will be sworn-in as the new West Bengal governor on July 30 at the Raj Bhavan here.

Dhankar will replace Keshari Nath Tripathi, who has completed his tenure as the 19th governor of West Bengal on July 23.

The chief justice of Calcutta High Court will administer the oath to the new governor and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee along with other dignitaries are scheduled to be present at the swearing-in programme, sources said.

The Centre appointed Dhankhar, noted Supreme Court lawyer and a former MP, as the West Bengal governor on July 20.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Thu, July 25 2019. 20:22 IST