Manipur Governor La. Ganesan has been given further cost of West Bengal governor after Jagdeep Dhankar resigned. President Ram Nath Kovind accepted the resignation of Jagdeep Dhankhar as Governor of West Bengal.
Manipur Governor La. Ganesan and Jagdeep Dhankar (Photograph: File)
President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday accepted the resignation of Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar. Manipur Governor La. Ganesan has been given the extra cost to discharge the capabilities of the Governor of West Bengal till common preparations.
The BJP-led Nationwide Democratic Alliance (NDA) has picked Jagdeep Dhankar as their vice presidential decide, the elections for that are slated to be held on August 6.
“The President of India has accepted the resignation of Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar as Governor of West Bengal,” stated the late night time communique.
“The President of India has been happy to nominate Shri La. Ganesan, Governor of Manipur to discharge the capabilities of the Governor of West Bengal, along with his personal duties from the date he assumes cost of the workplace of the Governor of West Bengal, till common preparations are made,” it additional learn.
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Earlier within the day, opposition events picked former Union Minister and veteran Congress chief Margaret Alva as their vice presidential alternative. Her candidature was introduced at present by Nationalist Congress Get together (NCP) Chief Sharad Pawar.
On Saturday, the BJP referred to as a parliamentary board assembly to select the celebration’s candidate for the submit of Vice-President of the nation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Dwelling Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, BJP Chief JP Nadda, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and different senior celebration leaders attended the assembly.
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