Pranab Mukherjee, the President of India on 28 May 2014 appointed ESL Narasimhan, the Governor of Andhra Pradesh, to discharge the functions of the Governor of Telangana, in addition to his own duties until a permanent arrangement is made. The above appointment will take effect from the date he assumes charge of his office.
Narasimhan got the additional responsibility five days ahead of formal bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh on 2 June 2014. He will be serving Telangana until a permanent arrangement is made.
The Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act seeks for a common Governor for a time period that will be determined by the President. The two reasons to have a common Governor
Even after bifurcation, the two states will have a common High Court until a sperate High Court is established for Andhra Pradesh.
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Who: ESL Narasimhan
When: 28 May 2014