New Delhi: Karnataka state now has a new Governor with the appointment of Union Minister Thawarchand Gehlot by the Presiednt Kovind to the post.
Gehlot is among the 8 new governors appointed by the President in what is seen at a major reshuffle of governors.
In Karnataka, there has been infighting in the ruling BJP government on several issues.
In the other changes in Governors, Mizoram Governor PS Sreedharan Pillai is now Governor of Goa, and Hari Babu Kambhampati Mizoram Governor, according to a Rashtrapati Bhavan press release.
Tripura Governor Ramesh Bais is now Governor of Jharkhand. Satyadev Narayan Arya, Haryana, Governor of Tripura, while Himachal Pradesh Governor Bandaru Dattatraya will be new Haryana Governor.
Meanwhile, Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar will take over as Governor of Himachal Pradesh and Mangubhai Chhaganbhai Patel as Governor of Madhya Pradesh.