Odisha Governor Dr SC Jamir turns 84

Bhubaneswar, Oct 17: The Odisha governor Dr SC Jamir today turned 84. Chief minister Naveen Patnaik, who did not celebrate his birthday on Thursday, went to the Raj Bhawan to personally greet him on his birthday.

Dr Senayangba Chubatoshi Jamir was born on 17 October 1931 at Ungma village of Mokokchung district in Nagaland. He has had a long and distinguised political career and has served as the Chief Minister of Nagaland, Governor of Maharashtra, Governor of Gujarat and Governor of Goa.

Dr Jamir was one of the leading signatories of the 16th Point Agreement which brought about the creation of Nagaland state and is today considered as one of the architects of modern Nagaland.