Barnala to hold charge of Puducherry

NetIndian News Network

Delhi, Apr 8

Tamil Nadu Governor Surjit Singh Barnala has been appointed by the President as Administrator of the Union Territory of Puducherry, in addition to his present duties, a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique said today.
This follows the death here on Monday of Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Govind Singh Gurjar.
Mr Barnala will function as Administrator till a new Lt Governor is appointed, the statement added.