Biswabhushan Harichandan took oath as the ninth Governor of Chhattisgarh.

  • Biswabhushan Harichandan took the oath of office as the ninth Governor of Chhattisgarh on 23 February 2023 at a ceremony held at the Durbar Hall of the Raj Bhavan in Raipur.
  • He was administered the oath by Chief Justice of Chhattisgarh High Court Arup Kumar Goswami. Prior to this, Mr. Harichandan was the Governor of Andhra Pradesh.
  • Born in Orissa, Biswa Bhushan Harichandan joined the High Court Bar of Orissa in 1962 and the Bharatiya Jana Sangh in 1971. He was elected to the state assembly of Odisha five times, and also served as a minister.
  • He was the founding president of the Bharatiya Janata Party in Odisha in 1980 and was elected state president of the BJP three times till 1988.
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