Governor Current Affairs - 2020

Satya Pal Malik appointed as Governor of Meghalaya

On August 18, 2020, Satya Pal Malik was appointed as the Governor of Meghalaya. He replaced Tathagata Roy. Mr Malik served as Governor of Goa previously. With his transfer, the Governor of Maharashtra Bagat Singh Koshyari is to discharge the functions of Governor of Goa. Satya Pal Malik Malik served as the Governor of Jammu Read More…

Arunachal Pradesh Government forms panel to discuss autonomous regions in the state

On August 14, 2020 the Arunachal Pradesh Government formed a committee under the chairmanship of Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein to discuss possible solutions of the Patkai Autonomous Council and Mon autonomous Region. What is the issue? the regions under the Autonomous councils of Arunachal Pradesh are currently under the Fifth Schedule of Indian Constitution. Read More…

Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Girish Chandra Murmu resigned

On August 5, 2020, the day when the Union Territories (UTs) Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh celebrated their one year of formation, the Lieutenant Governor of J&K Girish Chandra Murmu resigned. He sent his letter of resignation to President Ram Nath Kovind. Following his resignation, Manoj Sinha has been appointed as the LG of Jammu Read More…

Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon passed away

On July 21, 2020, Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon passed away at the age of 85. Upon the governor’s death, the MP Government has announced 5-day mourning period between July 21, 2020 and July 25, 2020. Highlights Tandon was admitted to Madanta Hospital due to breathing problems and other health issues. He was diagnosed with Read More…

Rs 25 lakhs insurance cover approved for Jammu and Kashmir Panchayat Members

On July 18, 2020, the Jammu and Kashmir administration announced life insurance cover of Rs 25 lakhs to all elected members of urban local bodies and panchayati raj institutions. Highlights The provision of insurance aims to strengthen grassroots democracy by providing sense of security to the members elected. This is essential as the elected members Read More…