D Y Patil takes oath as 12th Tripura governorBy ANI
Friday, November 27, 2009
AGARTALA - Dnyandeo Yashwantrao Patil on Friday took oath as 12th Governor of Tripura as he was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Guwahati High Court Chief Justice Jasti Chelameswar at the Darbar Hall of Raj Bhavan.
D.Y. Patil, 74, who has been awarded a Padma Shri and has founded several educational and health institutions in Maharastra, replaces Dr. Kamla, the first woman Governor of Tripura. .
However, Dr. Kamla held office for only 43 days and has been transferred to Gujarat for remaining period of her term.
Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar, his cabinet colleagues, leaders of different political parties and top civil, army and police officials were present at the brief oath taking ceremony. By Pinaki Das (ANI)