The Centre on Tuesday made about seven changes in different berths and gubernatorial assignments, it made senior cabinet minister Thawarchand Gehlot the Governor of Karnataka.
The Narendra Modi led government has tried to incorporate as many as women, OBC and SC/ST to the office in Raj Bhawan.
Alongside, Hari babu Kambhampati was appointed as Governor of Mizoram, Mangubhai Chaganbhai Patel was appointed as Governor of Madhya Pradesh and Rajendran Vishwanath Arlekar was appointed as Governor of Himachal Pradesh.
Sreedharan Pillai was transferred and appointed as Governor of Goa, Satyadev Narayan Arya was transferred and appointed as Governor of Tripura, Ramesh Bais was transferred as Governor of Jharkhand and Bandaru Dattatreya appointed as Governor of Haryana.
with these appointmeets, a record number of those belonging to SC/ST, OBC background and women have been appointed as Governors for the first time.