Bhubaneswar: The newly appointed Odisha Governor Professor Ganeshi Lal received the guard of honour here today.
He was given the guard of honour after his arrival at Bhubaneswar airport.
He is scheduled to take oath at Raj Bhawan tomorrow and officially take the charge from Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik, who was given the additional charge as the Governor of Odisha since March 21 after Governor Jamir completed his tenure.
Prof Lal is a former president of BJP’s Haryana State unit. He had also served as the Food Supplies Minister of Haryana.
He was the national president of the BJP’s Disciplinary Committee.