Haryana BJP leaders appointed
Satya Pal Malik was additionally discharging the duties of Odisha Governor
since March, 2018. The tenure of Lt Gen (Retd.) Nirbhay Sharma, the incumbent
Mizoram Governor, ends on May 28.
Governors of Mizoram, OdishaNew Delhi: Kerala BJP Chief Kummanam Rajasekharan and Haryana BJP
leder Professor Ganeshi Lal were appointed as Governors of Mizoram and Odisha
respectively, a Rastrapathi Bhavan communiqué released on Friday, 25th
May 2018 said.
Prof. Lal, a former Haryana MLA was once the state BJP chief. He is currently part of BJP's Disciplinary Committee, according to the party's website.
Mr. Rajasekharan, who began his political journey as an RSS pracharak, is the Kerala BJP chief. He was instrumental in bringing together various Hindu outfits in Kerala under the umbrella of Hindu Aikya Vedi.
While BJP is the principal opposition party in Odisha, it has no presence in the Mizoram Assembly.