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Najma Heptulla Sworn-In As Manipur Governor

She has replaced Shanmuganathan, who was holding the dual charge of Governor of Manipur and Meghalaya.

21/08/2016 3:25 PM IST | Updated 21/08/2016 3:37 PM IST
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IMPHAL -- Former Union minister Najma Heptulla was today sworn in as Governor of Manipur at Raj Bhavan.

Acting Chief Justice of Manipur High Court Rakesh Ranjan Prasad administered the oath of office at 11.30 AM.

Heptulla, the 18th governor of the state, replaced Shanmuganathan who was holding the dual charge of Governor of Manipur and Meghalaya.

The swearing in ceremony was attended by Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh and his cabinet colleagues among others, an official statement said.

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