Governor of Gujarat Om Prakash Kohli sworn in as MP governor

Q.  Which state’s governor took oath of office as the 26th governor of MP on 8th September 2016?
- Published on 12 Sep 16

a. Gujarat
b. Maharashtra
c. Kerala
d. Karnataka

ANSWER: Gujarat
 
Governor of Gujarat Om Prakash Kohli took oath of office as the 26th governor of MP at Raj Bhavan following the end of the tenure of Ram Naresh Yadav
  • Acting Chief Justice of MP HC Rajendra Mohan administered the oath to Governor Kohli who has just been assigned additional charge of MP by President Pranab Mukherjee till a new Governor is appointed
  • Governor Kohli retired as a reader and was president of DUTA and National Democratic Teacher’s Front
  • He was arrested under MISA and jailed
  • Following his retirement, he was nominated to the RS when he was member of the standing committees of finance, urban and rural development
  • He was also president of the Delhi State BJP for two terms from 1991-1995 and 2009-2010
  • As national secretary of the BJP, he was in charge of party affairs in states of Punjab, Haryana, J&K, HP and Rajasthan
  • He was appointed Gujarat Governor on July 16, 2014

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