Ranchi, JharkhandMay 18, 2015 :: Chief Justice of Jharkhand High Court Justice Virender Singh administers oath of office to new Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu at Rajbhawan in Ranchi, Jharkhand on Monday. Draupadi Murmu is first tribal women Governor of the Jharkhand. She is the ninth Governor of Jharkhand,28th state of India, set up in 2000. Murmu succeeds Syed Ahmed, who will take over as Manipur Governor. She headed the BJP’s Mayurbhanj district unit in Odisha and had represented Rairangpur in the Odisha assembly.
Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das, his cabinet colleagues, former Chief Ministers Shibu Soren and Arjun Munda, Union Minister of State for Rural Development Sudarshan Bhagat and a host of other dignitaries were present during the oath-taking ceremony.
Lensman :: Ratan Lal, Ranchi.