Feb 22, 2023:
On Wednesday, Gulab Chand Kataria takes the oath as Governor of Assam.
78-year-old Kataria was sworn in as the 31st governor of Assam at Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra in Guwahati.
Kataria, a resident of Udaipur in Rajasthan, would succeed professor Jagdish Mukhi, who demitted office on February 19 after completing his term.
Kataria previously served as Rajasthan’s Home Minister and as the State Assembly’s leader of the opposition.
On his arrival in Guwahati on Tuesday, Kataria and his wife Anita Kataria were greeted warmly by several Assam cabinet ministers.