Maharashtra, Gujarat governors given additional charge


Posted on:01 Sep 2016 09:18:35

Maharashtra, Gujarat governors given additional charge
01 September 2016 Current Affairs: President Pranab Mukherjee gave Maharashtra Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao additional charge of Tamil Nadu, and Gujarat Governor Om Prakash Kohli of Madhya Pradesh.

The tenure of Tamil Nadu Governor K. Rosaiah ended on September 6 while that of Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav will come to an end on September 7.

The governors and lieutenant-governors of the states and union territories of India have similar powers and functions at the state level as that of the President of India at Union level. Governors exist in the states while lieutenant-governors exist in union territories and in the National Capital Territory of Delhi. Governor acts as the nominal head whereas the real power lies in the hand of the chief ministers of the states and the chief minister's Council of Minister.


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