President accepts Nagaland governor’s resignation


Ashwani KumarNew Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee has accepted the resignation of Nagaland Governor Ashwani Kumar, an official statement said Friday.

A presidential statement said Meghalaya Governor K.K. Paul will discharge the functions of the governor of Nagaland in addition to his own duties “until regular arrangements” were made.


The president also appointed Tamil Nadu Governor K. Rosaiah to take charge of Karnataka and Mizoram Governor Vakkom Purushothaman to discharge the functions of the governor of Tripura.

These arrangements were made as Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj and Tripura Governor Devanand Konwar complete their terms Saturday.