V Shanmuganathan took oath as 17th Governor of Manipur [ Current Affairs ]


About V Shanmuganathan: He was born on 21st November 1949. He was born in Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu. He has completed his M. Phil on Political Science from University of Madras. He is also a prolific writer and has written 3 books on culture and social facets in Tamil.

Image of V Shanmuganathan

Image of V Shanmuganathan

Took oath as 17th Governor of Manipur

  • He has also written over 600 articles in leading newspaper and magazines in Tamil and English.
  • He was a member of Rahtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in 1962.
  • Later he joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and served in many party positions.

About Shanmuganathan taking oath:

  • He took the oath and has been sworn in as 17th Governor of Manipur at ceremony held at Raj Bhawan in Imphal.
  • As per the Article 159 of Constitution the oath was directed by Laxmi Kant Mahapatra (High court Justice).
  • He was given the place of late Dr. Syed Ahmed by the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee.

- Published on: October 1, 2015