Tribune News Service
Jammu, August 6
Manoj Sinha, who might be sworn in because the Lieut-Governor (L-G) of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, arrived in Srinagar immediately. His political profession began when he was elected president of Banaras Hindu University Students’ Union in 1982. He was elected to the Lok Sabha in 1996 and once more in 1999. A member of the BJP nationwide council from 1989 to 1996, he was elected to the Lok Sabha for a 3rd time period when the BJP swept the polls in 2014. A former Minister of State for Railways, he has held the impartial cost of the Ministry of Communications.
Murmu appointed CAG
New Delhi: Girish Chandra Murmu was appointed the brand new Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India on Thursday. He will change Rajiv Mehrishi, who retires on Friday. Murmu stepped down as Lieutenant Governor of J&Okay on Wednesday. TNS
Sinha faces a number of challenges, resembling remodeling the scenario in J&Okay, restoring normalcy and guaranteeing the revival of the India-friendly political spectrum. “He is a doer. He knows how to get work done,” mentioned a supply, who has recognized him as a politician and an administrator.
Sinha was picked by the PM and the Home Minister due to his capacity to navigate troublesome conditions and ship outcomes. Political teams, together with sections of the BJP, really feel that the political house has shrunk not solely due to the terror-driven killings and abductions, but additionally due to administrative apathy. Sinha, a devoted political employee with immense administrative abilities, has additionally been chosen due to his capacity to attach with the individuals, the important thing to restoring normalcy. The Kashmiris are but to totally reconcile with the modifications in J&Okay after the abrogation of Article 370.