Dehradun: Lt Gen (Retd) Gurmit Singh was sworn in on Wednesday as the new governor of Uttarakhand. The oath of office was administered to Singh by the Chief Justice of the Uttarakhand High Court Justice RS Chauhan at a simple function held at the Raj Bhawan here. Singh, who retired as the Deputy Chief of the Indian Army, is a highly decorated former Army officerAlso Read - Good News For Uttarakhand Govt Employees! Dearness Allowance Hiked to 11%, Cabinet Nod to Payment of Revised DA

The function was attended by Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami, his cabinet colleagues and a number of senior government officials including Chief Secretary SS Sandhu and DGP Ashok Kumar. Lt Gen Singh succeeds Baby Rani Maurya, who resigned three years before completing her tenure. Also Read - Uttarakhand Coronavirus Curfew Extended Till October 5. Check Details Here

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