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New governors of Bihar, Himachal appointed

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  9 Aug 2015 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, August 8 : President Prab Mukherjee on Saturday appointed Ram th Kovind and Acharya Dev Vrat as the governors of Bihar and Himachal Pradesh respectively, an official statement said. West Bengal Governor Kesri th Tripathi and Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh presently hold additiol charge of Bihar and Himachal Pradesh respectively. Kovind, who hails from Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur and is a lawyer by profession, was the president of the Bharatiya Jata Party’s Dalit Morcha and also a two-time Rajya Sabha member (1994-2006). Acharya Dev Vrat has been principal of Kurukshetra Gurukul since 1981. Besides being a post graduate in history and Hindi, he is a doctor in turopathy and yogic sciences. (IANS)

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