Itanagar: Former Assam Chief Secretary Jyoti Prashad Rajkhowa was today sworn in as the 19th Governor of Arunachal Pradesh in a ceremony at the Darbar Hall of the Raj Bhawan here.

Acting Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court Justice K Sreedhar Rao administered the oath of office and secrecy to
the new governor in the presence of Chief Minister Nabam Tuki, his cabinet colleagues, parliamentary secretaries, MLAs besides senior civil and police officials.

Rajkhowa was appointed as the Governor on May 12 last by President Pranab Kumar Mukherjee replacing Lt Gen (Retd)
Nirbhay Sharma who has been appointed as Governor of Mizoram.