Patna, Aug 23: Senior BJP leader Lal Ji Tandon took oath as the Governor of Bihar on Thursday.
Patna High Court Chief Justice Mukesh Rasik Bhai Shah administered the oath of office to Tandon at Raj Bhawan.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, other Bihar Ministers were present during the swearing-in ceremony.
Tandon was elected to the 15th Lok Sabha from Lucknow in May 2009.
A Senior BJP leader from Uttar Pradesh replaced Satya Pal Malik who took charge as Governor of Jammu and Kashmir.