Agartala: Ahead of the Union Cabinet reshuffle, the President of India on Tuesday appointed new governors for eight states, including two from the Northeast.

Incumbent Tripura governor Ramesh Kumar Bais has been transferred and appointed as the new governor of Jharkhand. He will be replaced by Satyadev Narayan Arya, who is currently serving as the governor of Haryana.

Taking to social media, chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb extended his warm wishes to newly appointed Satyadev Narayan Arya as the governor of Tripura.

“With his wise and able guidance, the State Government shall continue to strive for ensuring the development and prosperity of 37 lakh people of the state,” he wrote.

Ramesh Bais was the 18th governor of Tripura and assumed office on July 29, 2019. Satyadev Narayan Arya, who is currently the governor of Haryana, assumed office on August 25, 2018.

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PS Sreedharan Pillai, currently governor of Mizoram, has been transferred and appointed as the new governor of Goa. Hari Babu Kambhampati will replace Pillai as the new governor of Mizoram.

Thawarchand Gehlot, Union minister for social justice in the Prime Minister Narendra Modi government, has been appointed as the governor of Karnataka.

Bandaru Dattatraya, governor of Himachal Pradesh, has been transferred and appointed as new governor of Haryana. Mangubhai Chhaganbhai Patel has been appointed as the new governor of Madhya Pradesh.

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