Srinagar, August 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Satya Pal Malik has taken charge as the 13th Governor of the territory.

Satya Pal Malik took oath of his office at a function at the Governor House in Srinagar on Thursday. He was administered the oath of office by Chief Justice of the High Court of occupied Kahsmir, Gita Mittal. Satya Pal Malik, former Governor of Bihar, replaced N N Vohra.

Immediately after assuming office, Governor convened the first official meeting with his Advisors, BB Vyas, K Vijay Kumar and Khurshid Ahmed Ganai and Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam at the Governor House and took first-hand appraisal of the functioning of the Governor’s Administration.

It is to mention here that the occupied territory is presently under Governor’s Rule after the BJP pulled out from its coalition partner PDP in June this year.

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