New Governor of West Bengal: C.V. Ananda Bose took the oath of office as West Bengal’s governor on 23rd November. At Raj Bhawan in Kolkata, Chief Justice of the Calcutta High Court Prakash Shrivastava administered the oath to the Governor.
New Governor of West Bengal: Key Points
● Members of the State Cabinet, former Governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi, Left Front chairperson Biman Bose, and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee were among the luminaries in attendance at the swearing-in ceremony.
● Suvendu Adhikari, the leader of the opposition, did not attend the swearing-in ceremony.
● La. Ganesan, governor of Manipur handed over control of the State to Mr. Bose on July 18 after Jagdeep Dhankhar was elected Vice-President of India.
New Governor of West Bengal: C.V. Ananda Bose About
● C.V. Ananda Bose is a retired Indian Administrative Services officer from the 1977 batch who has held positions as university vice chancellor, chief secretary to state governments, and secretary to the government of India.
● Bose attended St. Berchmans College in Changanassery as well as Kuriakose Elias College in Mannanam for his studies. Additionally, he has a PhD from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani.
● Bose is a member and fellow of Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie. He also received the Jawaharlal Nehru Fellowship.
● Bose has held positions in the ministries of education, labour, and general administration as well as those of district collector, principal secretary, and additional chief secretary.
The nomination of the next governor of West Bengal comes at a time when significant disagreements between the Raj Bhawan and State Government have surfaced in a number of States, including Tamil Nadu and Kerala.