Chandigarh got its 17th Administrator as V P Singh Badnore was sworn in as Governor of Punjab. The Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court, Shiavax Jal Vazifdar, administered oath of office to Badnore at Punjab Raj Bhavan here on Monday. Badnore succeeds Prof Kaptan Singh Solanki, who served as Governor of Punjab and Haryana along with UT Administrator from January 2015.
After administering oath, Badnore signed the oath form that was counter signed by Chief Justice. Later, Badnore also signed separate charge reports, both as Governor of Punjab and Administrator of Union Territory, Chandigarh. Badnore was accompanied by Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal along with Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court, Shiavax Jal Vazifdar. An array of ministers from centre and state bee lined to greet 35th Governor.
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