VP Singh Badnore Takes Oath as New Governor of Punjab [ Current Affairs ]

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VP Singh Badnore (69) has taken oath as the new Governor Punjab and Administrator of Chandigarh at the ceremony held in Punjab Raj Bhawan Chandigarh.SJ Vazifdar a Chief Justice of Haryana High Court has administered his oath to the office.He has replaced Kaptan Singh Solanki a Governor of Haryana and Punjab Governor and Administrator of Chandigarh (additional charge) since January 2015.

Image of Vijayendrapal Singh Badnore

Image of Vijayendrapal Singh Badnore

Image of Vijayendrapal Singh Badnore

About VP Singh Badnore

  • Vijayendrapal Singh Badnore an agriculturist, environmentalist, social worker, and sportsman was born in Bhilwara, Rajasthan and member of Bharatiya Janata Party.
  • Before he enters in polices he was working in corporate world from 1970 to 1977 at Management Cadre in Escorts Ltd.
  • He was elected four times as MLA of Rajasthan State legislative Assembly in 1977-80, 1985-90, 1993-98 and 1998-99.
  • He was elected as member of Rajya Sabha from 17th June 2010 and member of 14th and 13th Lok Sabha.
  • He was a member of the 13th from 1999 to 2004 and 14th Lok Sabha from 2004 to 2009.
  • He was elected as member of the Rajya Sabha in July 2010.
  • He also was part of the special task force to rehabilitate tigers in Sariska (Rajasthan) from 2005-09 as the chairman.

- Published on: August 23, 2016