Monday, August 20, 2007


President Pratibha Patil on Sunday appointed new Governor to Sikkim along with six other states.The present Uttarakhand Governor Sudarshan Agarwal has been appointed as Sikkim Governor for the remainder of his term succeeding V. Rama Rao, whose term of office expires on October 24.
The other states where new Governors have been appointed by President of India includes Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Orissa, Rajasthan, Arunanchal Pradesh, Uttarakhand .

Born on June 19, 1931 at Ludhiana, Sudarshan Agarwal is a first class Law Graduate.

He served as Member of the National Human Rights Commission for a period of 3 years in the rank of a Judge of the Supreme Court. He also served as Secretary-General, Rajya Sabha from 1981 to 1993.

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