Jammu & Kashmir to get new Governor soon: Report

Jammu & Kashmir to get new Governor soon: Report
  • 84
    Shares

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir will get a new Governor as the government of India (GoI) has decided not to continue with NN Vohra, NDTV reported on Tuesday quoting sources. Vohra, 82, who has handled the charge of Jammu and Kashmir for more than a decade, will not be given another term. As per the report search is on for a new face and one of the contenders is former home secretary and current Comptroller and Auditor General Rajiv Mehrishi.

Jammu and Kashmir has been under Governor’s Rule since June 20, after the BJP ended its coalition government with Mehbooba Mufti’s People’s Democratic Party or PDP, saying it was “untenable” to continue because of security concerns and rising terrorism.