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Nagaland Gov given additional charge of Assam

Nagaland Governor K Sankaranarayanan was given the additional charge of Assam.

Nagaland Governor K Sankaranarayanan was on Friday given the additional charge of Assam following the death of the state’s Governor Shiv Charan Mathur.

Sankaranarayanan was sworn in by Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court,J Chellameswar,at a ceremony in Raj Bhavan here.

Nine Assam cabinet ministers,including Bhumidhar Barman,Pradyut Bordoloi,Bharat Narah,Pramilla Rani Brahma and Prithvi Majhi,besides senior government officials were present at the ceremony.

Sankaranarayanan would be in charge of Assam till a new governor was appointed,Raj Bhavan sources said.

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Mathur,83,died at Fortis Hospital in New Delhi. He was discharged last morning after treatment at Escorts Heart Institute there for the past seven days.

He was admitted to Fortis Hospital after he complained of uneasiness in the evening where died of cardiac arrest last night.

Mathur,who had assumed charge as governor of Assam on July 4,2008,was chief minister of Rajasthan twice — 1981-85 and 1988-89.

First published on: 26-06-2009 at 03:26:37 pm
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