Srinagar: N.N Vohra was sworn-in as the governor of Jammu and Kashmir for a second term at a ceremony held on the Raj Bhavan lawns here today evening, an official release said.
“N.N. Vohra was administered the oath of office by Justice M. M. Kumar, chief justice of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court,” the release said.
The governor was presented a guard of honour by a contingent of Jammu and Kashmir Police, it said, adding Chief Secretary Mohammad Iqbal Khandey then read out in Urdu and English the warrant of appointment of the governor issued by President Pranab Mukherjee on May 1.
Vohra’s wife Usha Vohra, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand, assembly Speaker Mubarak Gul, legislative council Chairman Amrit Malhotra, ministers, state Congress chief Saifuddin Soz, MPs, legislators, state high court justices, vice vhancellors of state universities, senior civil, police and other security forces officers, political and social activists and prominent citizens were among those present on the occasion.