R N Ravi sworn in as Nagaland governor
Author: Desk August 1, 2019
R N Ravi, a former Intelligence Bureau officer and the Centre’s interlocutor for Naga peace talks, was on Thursday sworn in as the 20th governor of Nagaland.
Ravi was administered the oath office at Raj Bhavan by the acting chief justice of Gauhati High Court, Arup Kumar Goswami, in presence of Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, Assembly Speaker Vikho-o Yhoshu, Opposition Leader T R Zeliang, state ministers, legislators and other dignitaries.
He was appointed as the new governor on July 20 by President Ram Nath Kovind.
Ravi succeeded P B Acharya, whose tenure ended on July 19.