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New lieutenant governor of Jammu and Kashmir – ‘Manoj Sinha’

President Kovind accepts Murmu’s resignation on Thursday. There may be buzz that he goes to be the next Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India.

President Kovind accepts Murmu’s resignation on Thursday. There may be buzz that he goes to be the next Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India.

In a launch confirming the same, the President residence said, “The President has been thrilled to employ Shri Manoj Sinha, to be the Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir with effect from the date he assumes fee of his office vice Shri Girish Chandra Murmu.”

President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday appointed former Union minister Manoj Sinha as the following Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir. he’ll replace Girish Chandra Murmu who resigned on Wednesday.

The flow to employ Sinha as the next Lieutenant Governor is aimed at attaining out to the humans of the union territory with a tender political touch, some thing that Murmu, a former bureaucrat, could not reap all through his nine-month tenure.

Manoj Sinha is J-K's new Lieutenant Governor - Rediff.com India News

After Satyapal Malik, who turned into governor of erstwhile J&ok country, Sinha is the brand new political touch to the Valley – each Malik and Sinha are grassroot politicians with the latter an alma mater of IIT-BHU, Varanasi. He lost the last Lok Sabha election to strongman and Bahujan Samaj celebration (BSP) candidate Afzal Ansari.

Sinha has represented the parliamentary constituency of Ghazipur in japanese Uttar Pradesh three times in the Lok Sabha. He has also served as minister of communications and minister of country for Railways.

After the beautiful victory of the Bharatiya Janata birthday party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh in 2017, Sinha’s call became many of the contenders for the submit of leader minister. He eventually lost the post to Yogi Adityanath, a five-time MP from Gorakhpur.