P.S. Sreedharan Pillai was sworn in as the new Governor of Mizoram on 5 November 2019. The oath-taking office was administered by Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court Justice Ajai Lamba at the Raj Bhavan, Mizoram.
- Mr.Pillai is the third Governor to be appointed as Mizoram Governor from Kerala. The other two governors were Vakkom Purushothaman and Kummanam Rajasekharan. Mr. Pillai assured to provide all help possible to the state government in getting assistance from the Centre.
- Sreedharan Pillai is a former BJP Kerala unit president. Sreedharan Pillai was stood as the party candidate in Chengannur by-election. He was later named as the BJP state president. Mr. Pillai officially resigned from the primary membership of the party on 28 October after he was appointed as the Mizoram Governor.