Ranchi, Jul 14 (UNI): Ramesh Bais on Wednesday took oath as the new Governor of Jharkhand.
At the Birsa Mandap of the Raj Bhawan Chief Justice of Jharkhand High Court, Dr Ravi Ranjan administered the oath to him.
Ramesh Bais is the 10th Governor of Jharkhand. Prior to his appointment in Jharkhand, he was serving as the Governor of Tripura. He replaces Draupadi Murmu who was the first tribal woman Governor of Jharkhand having served the maximum duration.
Those present on the occasion included Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren, Jharkhand Assembly Speaker Ravindranath Mahto, cabinet ministers of the state government and senior administrative and police officials.