Jamir appointed new Odisha governor

Bhubaneswar: Senior Congress leader Senayangba Chubatoshi Jamir was appointed Governor of Odisha, a notification issued from the Rastrapati Bhawan said.

The 82-year old Jamir will replace MC whose tenure as the Governor of State completed on August 20, 2012.
A five-time chief minister of Nagaland, Jamir also held the office of Maharashtara and Goa as Governor.

Known as the architect of modern Nagaland, Jamir was first nominated as a member of the Lok Sabha in 1961 and appointed parliamentary secretary to the first prime minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru, who was also in-charge of external affairs.

He was later elevated as deputy minister of railways; he also served in other ministries at the centre — labour and rehabilitation, community development and cooperation, and food and agriculture.
Jamir was first elected to the Nagaland legislative assembly after his return from the Centre in 1971.

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