Meghalaya governor takes additional charge of Arunachal Pradesh

Q.  Who has been given additional charge as Governor Arunachal Pradesh w.e.f September 13th 2016?
- Published on 14 Sep 16

a. V Shanmugan
b. V Shanmuganathan
c. Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa
d. None of the above

ANSWER: V Shanmuganathan
Meghalaya governor takes additional charge of Arunachal PradeshNDA government removed AP governor Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa after his refusal to quit
  • Rajkhowa’s stint came to an end when the President passed the directive in the centre’s recommendation
  • Meghalaya governor V Shanmuganathan has been appointed additional charge over the state for the time being
  • Rakjhowa was appointed Governor in May 2015
  • He is a former IAS officer from Assam
  • Appointed governor of the border state on May 12, 2015, be recommended imposition of President’s rule in AP
  • This decision was later overturned by the SC which also restored Congress government in the state and declared imposition of central rule as unconstitutional
  • Andhra Pradesh is also called the land of the rising sun and the Last Shangri la on earth

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