Jammu & Kashmir lieutenant governor GC Murmu resigns: Sources | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: GC Murmu on Wednesday resigned as the lieutenant governor of Jammu and Kashmir, according to sources.
Sources said Murmu has sent his resignation to President Ram Nath Kovind.
He was the first lieutenant governor of the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir following the bifurcation of the state into two Union territories.
He had assumed office in October last year.
Murmu is a 1985 batch IAS officer from Gujarat. He took over as the LG in J&K from Satya Pal Malik.
Murmu has also served as principal secretary to PM Narendra Modi when the latter was the chief minister of Gujarat.

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