Ramesh Bais takes oath as Governor of Maharashtra

Ramesh Bais, Governor of Maharashtra

Ramesh Bais took oath as the 22nd Governor of Maharashtra, replacing Bhagat Singh Koshyari, on Saturday.

S V Gangapurwala, Acting Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court, gave Bais the oath of office and confidentiality at the Raj Bhavan. Bais swore an oath in Marathi. Eknath Shinde, State’s Chief Minister, was present during the swearing-in ceremony.

Koshyari, who served as the Maharashtra governor from September 2019, resigned last week after a controversial tenure.

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