Jaipur: Kalraj Mishra has been appointed the new governor of Rajasthan. The tenure of outgoing governor Kalyan Singh will come to an end on September 3. The central government announced the appointment of governors in five states. Kalraj Mishra who is currently the governor of Himachal Pradesh has been appointed as the governor of Rajasthan.
Kalraj Mishra who has been MP from Deoria Constituency of Uttar Pradesh was the union minister for micro, small and medium enterprises in the previous Narendra Modi government. He was then appointed the governor of Himachal Pradesh.
Kalraj Mishra was born in 1941 in Malikpur village of Gazipur area in Uttar Pradesh. His father was a government teacher. He completed his post graduation from Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth in Varanasi. He has held importation positions in RSS.
The central government on Sunday appointed Bhagat Singh Koshyari as the governor of Maharashtra, Arif Mohammed Khan as the governor of Kerala, Bandaru Dattatreya as the governor of Himachal Pradesh and T Sundar Rajan as the governor of Telangana.