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Bihar Governor given additional charge of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: President Ram Nath Kovind has directed Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik to discharge functions of Governor of Odisha, in addition to his own duties, following the completion of the tenure of S.C. Jamir.

'The President of India is pleased to appoint Shri Satya Pal Malik, Governor of Bihar to discharge the functions of the Governor of Odisha, in addition to his own duties, until regular arrangements for the office of the Governor of Odisha is made vice Shri S.C. Jamir, who is completing his tenure on March 20, 2018,' said a President's Secretariat communique.

Notably, tenure of S.C. Jamir, who was sworn in as the Odisha Governor on March 21, 2013, ends today.

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Rewari gang rape: One more accused held from Odisha's Ganjam

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