Mishra sworn in as Meghalaya Guv, recalls 1971 war

Shillong, Oct 4: Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brigadier (Dr) BD Mishra was sworn in as the Meghalaya  governor, on Tuesday.

He has to look after both the states till full time appoint of the governor for Meghalaya.


Judge of the High Court of Meghalaya  HS Thangkhiew administered the oath of secrecy to Mishra at a ceremony held at the Raj Bhavan.

The  ceremony was attended by Assembly Speaker Metbah Lyngdoh, cabinet ministers  Banteidor Lyngdoh, Hamletson Dohling, Lahkmen Rymbui, MLAs Saleng A Sangma, Pyniaid Sing Syiem, Chief Secretary DP Wahlang, DGP Dr LR Bishnoi and others

Dr Mishra took additional charge as Meghalaya governor after the tenure of Satya Pal Malik ended on Monday.

First visit in 1971

Speaking to journalists, Mishra recalled that Shillong was also a camp zone area during the 1971 War. “We participated in the war and we defeated Pakistan,” he said.

The governor also praised the people of Shillong and its cleanliness.

“It is a wonderful place, wonderful people so good, so clean and I am impressed and I thank you all, every person from Shillong and every person from Meghalaya,” he added.

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