Bhubaneswar, Oct 31: Former Chief Minister of Jharkhand Raghuvar Das was on Tuesday sworn in as the Governor of Odisha.
Chief Justice of Odisha Justice Bidyut Ranjan Sarangi administered the oath of office to Das at the Raj Bhavan here.
Das succeeds Ganeshi Lal as the new governor of Odisha. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, several members of the Odisha Council of Ministers, and dignitaries attended the swearing-in ceremony
Worth mentioning, the President of India Droupadi Murmu had appointed Raghubar Das as the Governor of Odisha on October 18.
Das has served as the Chief Minister of Jharkhand from 2014 to 2019.