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Last Updated : Aug 07, 2020 08:23 AM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Former J&K Lt Governor GC Murmu appointed new CAG

Murmu will be replacing Rajiv Mehrishi, a 1978 batch IAS officer of the Rajasthan cadre, as the CAG. Mehrishi will be turning 65 on August 8.

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Girish Chandra Murmu, the former Lt Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, has been appointed the new Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG).

Murmu will be replacing Rajiv Mehrishi, a 1978 batch IAS officer of the Rajasthan cadre, as the CAG. Mehrishi will be turning 65 on August 8.

Earlier, Manoj Sinha, Union Minister in the first Narendra Modi cabinet replaced Murmu as the L-G of J&K.

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Murmu, a 1985 batch IAS officer, had submitted his resignation on Wednesday night on the day the Union Territory marked the first anniversary of the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution thereby scrapping Jammu and Kashmir's special status.

The 60-year-old former IAS officer of Gujarat cadre had on October 29 last year taken over as the first LG of Jammu and Kashmir after the state of Jammu and Kashmir was split into two UTs.
First Published on Aug 6, 2020 10:25 pm
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