Shubham Jaiswal ([email protected])
President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday appointed former Union minister Manoj Sinha as the next lieutenant overnor of Jammu and Kashmir. He will replace Girish Chandra Murmu who resigned on Wednesday.
The President has been appointed Manoj Sinha, to be the Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir with effect from the date he assumes charge of his office vice Girish Chandra Murmu, a statement from the president’s office said Thursday. Murmu’s resignation has been accepted by the President, it said.
Sinha has represented the parliamentary constituency of Ghazipur in eastern Uttar Pradesh thrice in the Lok Sabha. Sinha has also served as junior railways minister.