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Kohli sworn in as Maharashtra governor

Posted on Aug 24 2014 | IANS

Mumbai, Aug 24 : Gujarat Governor O.P. Kohli was sworn-in as the new governor of Maharashtra here Sunday evening.

He was administered the oath of office by Bombay High Court Chief Justice Mohit S. Shah at the Raj Bhavan.

Kohli, who replaces K. Sankaranarayanan who resigned after he was transferred to Mizoram, will hold additional charge as Maharashtra governor, according to a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique issued early Sunday. He arrived here earlier Sunday.

Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, their cabinet colleagues, leaders of the opposition and other political parties, judges and other top dignitaries attended Kohli's swearing-in ceremony.

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