Arlekar was Speaker of Goa VidhanSabha earlier
Shimla, July 6
Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar will be the new Governor of Himachal. President Ram Nath Kovind has changed the governors of many states including Himachal Pradesh. At the same time, the present Governor of the state, Bandaru Dattatreya is appointed as the Governor of Haryana. Arlekar, the new Governor of Himachal, has been the Speaker of the Goa Legislative Assembly. He has also been the Minister of Forest and Environment and Panchayati Raj of Goa.
On the other hand, CM Jai Ram Thakur has congratulated Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar on behalf of people of the state on being appointed as the Governor of Himachal. The CM also posted on social media and said that the government and Himachal both would get benefit of the guidance and experience of the new governor.