Former IAS officers Girish Chandra Murmu and Radha Krishna Mathur have been appointed as the new Lieutenant Governors of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh Union Territories which will come to existence on 31st October, 2019 on the birth anniversary of Sardar Patel.
Currently Governor of Jammu and Kashmir state, Satya Pal Malik has been transferred to Goa and will take oath as the new Governor of Goa on 31st October. Satyapal Malik was also the former governor of Bihar and he was also a member of Rajya sabha from Uttar Pradesh between 1980-86 and 1986-1992.
Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik is transferred and appointed as Governor of Goa. pic.twitter.com/f8FfmVBPCi— ANI (@ANI) October 25, 2019
Former IAS officers Girish Chandra Murmu who has been appointed as the new Lieutenant Governors of Jammu and Kashmir is 1985 batch Gujarat cadre IAS officer and He was also a Principal secretary of Narendra Modi when Narendra Modi was the Chief Minister of Gujarat. Girish Chandra Murmu currently holds the post of expenditure secretary in the Finance Ministry.
Girish Chandra Murmu has been appointed as Lieutenant Governor of Jammu-Kashmir. pic.twitter.com/eFSrEhcTce— ANI (@ANI) October 25, 2019