Arunachal governor removes top law officers

Itanagar, Feb 2 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh Governor J.P. Rajkhowa has terminated the services of Advocate General Ranji Thomas and Additional Advocate General R.H. Nabam, Raj Bhavan said on Tuesday.

“In exercising of power conferred to him under Article 165(3) of the Constitution of India, the governor withdrew his pleasure with respect to appointment of Thomas as advocate general and Habam as additional advocate general of the State,” Raj Bhavan spokesperson Atum Potom said in a statement.

On Monday, Rajkhowa had said he was “nobody’s agent” and that Raj Bhavan was not the headquarters of the BJP or the RSS.

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