Maharashtra, Gujarat governors given additional charge

New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday gave Maharashtra Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao additional charge of Tamil Nadu, and Gujarat Governor Om Prakash Kohli of Madhya Pradesh.

The tenure of Tamil Nadu Governor K. Rosaiah ended on Tuesday while that of Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav will come to an end on September 7.

“The Governor of Maharashtra, Chennamaneni Vidyasagar Rao, (will) discharge the functions of the Governor of Tamil Nadu, in addition to his own duties, until regular arrangements for the office of the Governor of Tamil Nadu are made,” said a communiqué from Rashtrapati Bhavan.

“Om Prakash Kohli, the Governor of Gujarat will discharge the functions of the Governor of Madhya Pradesh, in addition to his own duties, until regular arrangements for the office of the Governor of Madhya Pradesh are made,” it added.

–IANS

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