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SC Mathur sworn as new Assam Governor

Veteran Congress leader and former Rajasthan Chief Minister Shiv Charan Mathur was sworn in as Assam Governor in Guwahati on Thursday at a function held at Rabindra Bhavan. He was administered oath of office and secrecy by acting Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court Justice Aftab Hussain Saikia. The former chief minister of Rajasthan was also member of the 10th Lok Sabha. The 82 year old Mathur is the 9th Governor of Assam since the reorganisation of the Northeast in 1972. The last politician-governor that Assam had was Lok Nath Mishra, who served the state from 1991 to 1997.
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