Patna, June 26:
Kerala Governor Raghunandan Lal Bhatia is the new Governor of Bihar.
Bhatia was six time MP from Amritsar Parliamentary constituency on Congress ticket.He was also the minister of State for external affairs from July 1992 untill 1993.
Bihar Governor R.S. Gavai was transferred to Kerala for the remainder of his term.
Gavai will replace R.L. Bhatia, who moves to Bihar.
Charan Mathur was Thursday named the next governor of Assam while Balmiki Prasad Singh and Ranjit Shekhar Mooshahary were appointed governors of Sikkim amd Meghalaya respectively.
Former Home Secretary Balmiki Prasad Singh who belongs to Bihar takes over from Sudarshan Agarwal in Sikkim while Charan Mathur has been appointed in place of Lt. Gen. (retired) Ajai Singh, who completed his tenure earlier this month.
Ranjit Shekhar Mooshahary succeeds S.S. Sidhu as governor of Meghalaya, a release from the president's office said.