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Acharya Dev Vrat sworn-in as Governor of Himachal Pradesh

Aug 13, 2015 12:33 IST

Acharya Dev Vrat was sworn-in as the Governor of the Himachal Pradesh on 12 August 2015 at the Raj Bhawan in Shimla. He is 27th Governor of this hill state.

Chief Justice of state High Court, Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir administered him the oath of office and secrecy.

He replaced Kalyan Singh, who was given the additional charge of Himachal Pradesh Governor on 28 January 2015 after Urmila Singh completed her term as Governor in the state on 25 January 2015.

Acharya Dev Vrat (55), a noted educationist, took his oath in Sanskrit language. Before being made the governor, he was the Principal of Gurukul University Kurukshetra, Haryana.

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