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Kalyan Singh Sworn In As Rajasthan Governor

Former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Kalyan Singh was today sworn-in as the 20th Governor of Rajasthan.

Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court Sunil Ambwani administered the oath of office to Singh at a ceremony held at Raj Bhawan here.

Before that, Chief Secretary Rajiv Mehirshi read out the warrant of appointment issued by the President.

Assembly Speaker Kailash Meghwal, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and senior officers were present on the occasion.

Enthusiast party workers shouted slogans 'jai shree ram' and 'vande matram' when Singh was taking the oath. He was also given a guard of honour.

U P Governor Ram Naik was holding the additional charge of Rajasthan before the appointment of Kalyan Singh.

Naik was given the additional charge of Rajasthan after Margaret Alva completed her term on August 5.

Born on January 5, 1932 in Aligarh district of Uttar Pradesh, Kalyan Singh was UP Chief Minister two times in 1991 and 1997.

He also held post of Leader of the Opposition in Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly.

He was elected Member of Lok Sabha in 2004 and 2009.

Singh has interest in reading and games like kabaddi and tennis and he is widely travelled.

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OUTLOOK 04 September, 2014
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