Nagaland Governor Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya will assume additional charge as Governor of Assam on Friday following the end of term of JB Patnaik as state governor on Thursday. While Acharya arrived here on Thursday, he will be formally sworn in at the Raj Bhavan here on Friday.
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, who bid farewell to Patnaik in the Raj Bhavan here on Thursday morning, later went and received the Nagaland Governor in the LGBI Airport. Acharya is also holding additional charge as governor of Tripura. Likewise, Meghalaya governor Krishan Kant Paul is also functioning as governor of Manipur and Mizoram