SHILLONG: Assam Governor Banwarilal Purohit was sworn in as the Acting Governor of Meghalaya by the state Chief Justice Dinesh Maheshwari at Raj Bhavan here on Saturday.
Chief minister Mukul Sangma, Home Minister HDR lyngdoh and Health and Family Welfare Minister Roshan Warjri besides government officials and defence officials were present when Purohit was administered the oath of office.
Speaking to the media soon after the oath taking ceremony, the Governor refused to comment on the recent controversy surrounding the Raj Bhawan.
When asked as to what would he do to reimposed peoples faith, the Governor said that his main intention is overall development of the state and he will he will do his level best.
When enquired about ordering an investigation in the former Governor’s case, he said that law will take it’s own course.
Meanwhile, Nagaland Governor Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya was sworn in as Acting Governor of Arunachal Pradesh, after V Shanmuganathan, who was holding additional charge of Arunachal Pradesh, resigned on Thursday night following charges of inappropriate behaviour against him.