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Purohit appointed Assam Governor

Veteran political leader Banwari Lal Purohit will soon take oath as Assam Governor.

President Pranab Mukherjee has cleared the name of the former Congress veteran and now BJP leader on Wednesday. Gauhati High Court Chief Justice will soon administer him the oath of office and secrecy at function in Raj Bhawan.

The veteran Congress leader from Nagapur was elected to the Lok Sabha. But in 1996 he was re elected as BJP candidate. In 2009 also he contest the Lok Sabha polls. But he was defeated.

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