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Nirbhay Sharma sworn in as Governor of Mizoram

May 27, 2015 09:00 IST

Lt. General (Retd.) Nirbhay Sharma was sworn-in as Governor of Mizoram on 26 May 2015 at Raj Bhawan Dubar Hall.

Guwahati High Court Judge Justice T Vaiphei administered him oath of office. Sharma, the former Arunachal Pradesh Governor was transferred and appointed as the governor of Mizoram on 12 May 2015 by the President Pranab Mukherjee.

He replaced West Bengal governor Keshari Nath Tripathi who took additional charge of Mizoram.

Earlier on 12 July 2014, the previous governor Vakkom Purushothaman resigned from the office in protest for being transferred to Nagaland and since then six governors have been appointed for Mizoram.

 

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