Eight states, including Karnataka and Haryana among others, on 6 July 2021, got new governers as President Ram Nath Kovind made several appointments and changes.
The appointments will take effect from the dates they assume charge of their respective offices.
The new Governors whose appointments have been cleared by President Ram Nath Kovind are as follows:
- Union Minister Thawarchand Gehlot has been appointed as the new Governor of Karnataka.
- BJP leader Mangubhai Chhaganbhai Patel will be the new Governor of Madhya Pradesh.
- BJP leader Dr. Hari Babu Kambhampati will be Governor of Mizoram
- Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar has been appointed as the Governor of Himachal Pradesh.
- Haryana Governor Satyadev Narayan Arya will now be the Governor of Tripura.
- Tripura Governor Ramesh Bais is the new Governor of Jharkhand in place of Draupadi Murmu.
- Mizoram Governor P.S. Sreedharan Pillai has been appointed as the new Governor of Goa.
- Himachal Pradesh Governor Bandaru Dattatraya has been transferred and appointed as new Governor of Haryana.