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Ranchi, Jul 14 : Ramesh Bais on Wednesday took oath as the tenth Governor of Jharkhand.
At the Birsa Mandap of the Raj Bhawan Chief Justice of Jharkhand High Court, Dr Ravi Ranjan administered the oath to him.
Before his appointment in Jharkhand, he was serving as the Governor of Tripura. He replaces Draupadi Murmu who was the first tribal woman Governor of Jharkhand having served the maximum duration.
Those present on the occasion included Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren, Jharkhand Assembly Speaker Ravindranath Mahto, cabinet ministers Dr Rameshwar Oraon, Aalamgir Aalam, Mithlesh Kumar Thakur, Champai Soren, Satyanand Bhokta, Badal, Joba Manjhi, Hafizul Hasan and Banna Gupta.
State BJP president Deepak Prakash, Ranchi MP Sanjay Seth, Ranchi MLA CP Singh also graced the occasion. Senior administrative and police officials including Chief Secretary Sukhdeo Singh and DGP Neeraj Sinha were also present at the function.
Ramesh Bais was born on August 2, 1947, in Raipur. He became an MP from the BJP for the first time from Raipur in 1989 and went on to represent the seat till 2019. He had also served as a Union Minister of State in Atal Bihari Vajpayee government was also the Chif whip of the party in Lok Sabha.
Though he was denied a ticket in 2019 Lok Sabha polls but was in July 2019 was appointed as Governor of Tripura and now he has been appointed as Governor of Jharkhand by the President of India.