Ram Nath Kovind, Acharya Dev Vrat appointed as Governors of Bihar, HP [ Current Affairs ]


About Ram Nath Kovind: Ram Nath Kovind born on 1st October 1945 at Paraunkh of District Kanpur Dehat. He is a politician from the Bharatiya Janata Party. He is also an advocate by profession and practices his law in Delhi.

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Appointed Governor of Bihar

  • He is Reserved Caste leader from Kanpur (rural) in Uttar Pradesh.
  • He belongs from the Koli community. Koli community is classified as SC in Uttar Pradesh but not in Bihar.
  • He joined the BJP in 1991. He was elected to Rajya Sabha in Uttar Pradesh during 1994 to 2000 and 2000 to 2006.

About Acharya Dev Vrat: Acharya Dev Vrat born on 18th January 1959 at Samalkha of Haryana.

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Image of Acharya Dev Vrat

Appointed Governor of Himachal Pradesh

  • Acharya Dev Vrat is the Governor of Himachal Pradesh in India.
  • He is Arya Samaj pracharak.
  • He is also served as principal of a Gurukul in Kurukshetra of Haryana.

Education of Archarya Dev Vrat:

  1. He studied at a gurukul and then he went to Kurukshetra in Haryana.
  2. He has done his B. Ed and post - graduation in History from Kurukshetra University.
  3. He has also done diploma in Yogic science and a doctor of naturopathy and Yogic science.

Their appointment:

  • Acharya Dev Vrat and Ram Nath Kovind as the governors of Himachal Pradesh and Bihar respectively are appointed by President Pranab Mukherjee.

- Published on: August 11, 2015