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Najma Heptulla sworn in as Manipur governor

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016,16:11 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Imphal | Former Union minister Najma Heptulla was sworn in as Governor of Manipur at Raj Bhavan here.

Acting Chief Justice of Manipur High Court Rakesh Ranjan Prasad administered the oath of office at 11.30 AM.

Heptulla, the 18th governor of the state, replaced Shanmuganathan who was holding the dual charge of Governor of Manipur and Meghalaya.

The swearing in ceremony was attended by Chief Minister Okram Ibobi and his cabinet colleagues among others, an official statement said.