23 August 2018 Current Affairs:
Satyapal Malik, the newly-appointed Governor of J&K, will be taking the oath and resume his office on 23rd August as he arrived in Srinagar. He will be ending the five-decade-long practice of retired bureaucrats being appointed to the post. He replaced Governor N.N.Vohra.
Mr.Malik,72, has experience of working with almost all political parties of the country. He will be the first career politician to assume the position after Karan Singh, who held the office from 1965 to 1967.