Kovind resigns as Bihar Guv, K N Tripathi given additional charge of state

Kovind resigns as Bihar Guv, K N Tripathi given additional charge of state


Kovind resigns as Bihar Guv, K N Tripathi given additional charge of state


New Delhi: Ram Nath Kovind, the NDA candidate for Presidential polls, today tendered his resignation as the Governor of Bihar.
According to a Rashtrapati Bhawan communique, President Pranab Mukherjee has accepted his resignation from the gubernatorial post.
The President has also appointed incumbent West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi to discharge the functions of the Governor of Bihar, "in addition" to his own duties.
"A regular arrangement for the office of the Governor of Bihar will be made soon," an official source said here.

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