Prof. Jagdish Mukhi sworn-in as the 19th Governor of Mizoram, in addition to his own duties as the Governor of Assam. He succeeded Kummanam Rajasekharan as the Governor of Mizoram, after the latter resigned yesterday.
Guwahati High Court judge, Justice Nelson Sailo administered the oath of office to Jagdish Mukhi.
Mr Mukhi is also the Governor of Assam. He succeeded Kummanam Rajasekharan as the governor of Mizoram as the latter resigned on Thursday and his resignation was accepted by the President Ram Nath Kovind who appointed Mukhi to take additional charge of Mizoram.
After taking charge of Mizoram Governor, Jagdish Mukhi said he would administer the oath of office to C Lalsawta as chairman of the first Lokayukta on Monday at Aizawl Raj Bhavan.
Jagdish Mukhi would deliver his customary gubernatorial address in the Mizoram Assembly on Tuesday, the first day of the Budget session.