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Telangana gets lady Guv, HP to Dattanna!

Telangana gets lady Guv, HP to Dattanna!

After a long time, a Telugu state has been allotted a lady governor. 

The Central government on Sunday announced appointment of a woman governor Tamilsai Soundararajan for Telangana, replacing E S L Narasimhan, who has been with the state for the last seven years.

Tamilisai has been the president of Bharatiya Janata Party Tamil Nadu unit for a long time. She a medical doctor by profession and was National Secretary of the BJP prior to this appointment. 

In a way, Telangana got another Governor from Tamil Nadu, succeeding Narasimhan, also from the same state.

Another interesting news from Telangana is that former Union minister Bandaru Dattatreya, who represented Secunderabad parliamentary constituency till 2019, has been appointed as Governor of Himachal Pradesh. 

It was a sort of promotion for Dattanna, who everybody thought was ignored by the BJP leadership, especially Narendra Modi, who had earlier removed him from the cabinet post.

Other Governors who were appointed on Sunday were: Kalraj Mishra, who was transferred from Himachal Pradesh to Rajasthan; Bhagat Singh Koshyari as Governor of Maharashtra in place of Ch Vidyasagar Rao and Arif Mohammed Khan as Governor of Kerala.

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