Kohima, Jul 16 : Nagaland Chief Minister T R Zeliang has congratulated Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya on being appointed as the Governor of the state.

The chief minister while welcoming the new Governor expressed confidence that Acharya, who is a veteran politician, will guide the State in the right direction, according to a statement released today. Zeliang further assured his full cooperation, support and wished the new Governor an enriching and successful tenure. Acharya was appointed as the new Governor on Monday.