New Governor of West Bengal – Sr. Adv. Jagdeep Dhankhar

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The Central Government lately appointed new Governors for Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Nagaland, Tripura and West Bengal.

Senior Advocate Jagdeep Dhankhar has been appointed as the new Governor of West Bengal. He will replace Mr. Keshari Nath Tripathi who was the Bengal Governor since 2014. A communiqué from the Rashtrapati Bhavan said, “The above appointments will take effect from the dates they assume charge of their respective offices.”

Mr. Dhankar was born in a small village of Kithana and completed his early education in Chittorgargh. He completed his B.Sc. LLB from University of Rajasthan

Mr. Dhankar is one of the few legal persons who have been appointed as a Governor. With a practice span of around 42 years, he has excelled in Criminal and Arbitration law. In addition to being a Senior Advocate in the Supreme Court, he is also a member of ICC International Court of Arbitration. Sr. Adv. Jagdeep Dhankhar is a former Member of Parliament from Jhunjhunu (Rajasthan), and also served as a Minister in Central Government. He was also a member of Rajasthan Legislative Assembly from Kishangarh district and also served as the President of Rajasthan Bar Council.

 Mr. Jagdeep Dhankar is a great personilty with extensive knowledge of various fields which will help Bengal to develop immensely.

We wish him all the luck.

Shruti Dhar

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