President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed Kalraj Mishra as the Governor of Himachal Pradesh. Acharya Devvrat has been transferred from Himachal Pradesh and appointed as the governor of Gujarat.
Mr. Mishra (78) had resigned from the Narendra Modi-led government as Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in 2017 after he crossed the age of 75, the BJP’s unofficial age limit for holding an elected post.
The Uttar Pradesh leader did not contest the last Lok Sabha election.Mr. Devvrat (60) was appointed as Governor of Himachal Pradesh in 2015. He will replace Governor of Gujarat O.P. Kohli.