President orders Governors of Rajasthan and Haryana to take on Additional Duties


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Who – Shri Kaptan Singh Solanki (Governor of Haryana) and Shri Kalyan Singh (Governor of Rajasthan)

What –To take additional charge ofGovernor of Punjab and Governor of Himachal Pradesh

When –On 21st Jan, 2015 and 24th Jan, 2015.


The president Mr. Pranab Mukherjee has appointed Mr. Kalyan Singh to discharge the functions of Governor of Himachal Pradesh from 24th Jan and Mr. Kaptan Singh Solanki to discharge the functions of Governor of Punjab from 21st Jan. Solanki will take over his new responsibilities after the completion of Shivraj V. Patil’s tenure on 21st Jan, 2015.

About Shri Kaptan Singh Solanki

Mr. Kaptan Singh Solanki was born on 1st July, 1939. He is currently the governor of Haryana and also a politician of BhartiyaJanta Party (BJP). He is the Member of Parliament of India representing Madhya Pradesh in Rajya Sabha since 2009.

About Shri Kalyan Singh

Mr. Kalyan Singh was born on 5th Jan, 1932. He is currently the governor of Rajasthan and has also served as a Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.

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