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Anil Baijal takes oath as the new Lieutenant Governor of Delhi

It may be recalled that former LG Najeeb Jung had resigned from his post on December 22, ending a nearly three-and-half-year-long eventful tenure. His resignation was accepted by President Pranab Mukherjee earlier on December 28 and approved Baijal's name as the next Lieutenant Governor of the National

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima DwivediBy Arnima Dwivedi

Published on 31 Dec 2016 7:45 AM GMT

Anil Baijal takes oath as the new Lieutenant Governor of Delhi
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New Delhi: Former union home secretary Anil Baijal took oath as the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi at Raj Niwas on Saturday. The oath was administered by Delhi High Court's Chief Justice G Rohini.

Baijal, a 1969 batch India Administrative Service (IAS) officer of the Union Territories cadre has previously served as the union home secretary. The IAS officers was removed from the post in May 2004 when the UPA government assumed power.

He had also been the vice-chairman of the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and had headed key public sector companies like Prasar Bharti and Indian Airlines.

It may be recalled that former LG Najeeb Jung had resigned from his post on December 22, ending a nearly three-and-half-year-long eventful tenure. His resignation was accepted by President Pranab Mukherjee earlier on December 28 and approved Baijal's name as the next Lieutenant Governor of the National Capital Territory.

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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