Anusuiya Uikey sworn in as Manipur governor


Imphal:  Governor designate Sushri Anusuiya Uikey was sworn in as the 16th Governor of Manipur (Regular), excluding seven additional charge governors, on Wednesday.

She was administered the oath of office by acting Chief Justice of High Court of Manipur Justice M.V. Muralidaran.

Chief minister N. Biren Singh and his council of ministers, Speaker of Manipur Legislative Assembly Th. Satyabrata Singh, MP (Rajya Sabha) Sanajaoba Leishemba, MLAs, chief secretary, DGP and senior officers of paramilitary forces attended the oath taking ceremony held at the Darbar Hall of Raj Bhavan, here.

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​After taking the oath, the governor received Rashtriya Salute and inspected Guard of Honour accorded by personnel of Manipur Rifles and India Reserve Battalion.

Later, talking to reporters, the governor thanked the President of India Droupadi Murmu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for giving an opportunity to serve the ‘beautiful’ state of Manipur. She said, she has been entrusted to serve the state and issues will be solved and developmental activities will be taken up in consultation with the chief minister and his council of ministers. Recalling her past three and half year’s service as governor of Chhattisgarh, she said, she received a lot of cooperation and support from the people there and many developmental activities were taken up. She appealed to all the stakeholders especially the people of Manipur to extend cooperation and support for bringing up the state in the higher level of development and prosperity.

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She extended her good wishes and greetings to the people of Manipur.


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