Ahead of the expansion of the Union Cabinet, President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday has appointed eight new governors for eight different states of the country.
•PS Sreedharan Pillai is appointed as the new Governor of Goa. He was working as Governor of Mizoram.
•Satyadev Narayana Arya, Governor of Haryana is transferred and appointed as Governor of Tripura.
•Bandaru Dattatraya is appointed as the new Governor of Haryana. Presently he is serving as the Governor of Himachal Pradesh.
•Ramesh Bais, the present Governor of Tripura is appointed as the new Governor of Jharkhand.
•Cabinet Minister for Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Thawarchand Gehlot is appointed as new Governor of Karnataka.
•Hari Babu Kambhampati, Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha) from Visakhapatnam has been appointed as Governor of Mizoram.
•Gujrat BJP senior leader and former Gujrat Cabinet Minister Mangubhai Chhaganbhai Patel has been appointed as the new Governor of Madhya Pradesh.
•Rajendra Arlekar, the former speaker of Goa, is appointed as Governor of Himachal Pradesh.