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Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan is sworned in as Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry, before some days Kiran Bedi was removed from the post.
Soundararajan is the fifth woman to hold the post of Lt Governor of Puducherry, after Chandrawati, Rajendra Kumari Bajpai, Rajani Rai and Kiran Bedi.
Tamilisai Soundararajan, a former president of the Tamil Nadu BJP, had been given additional charge of Puducherry by President Ram Nath Kovind.
Tamilisai Soundararajan was sworn in by Chief Justice of the Madras High Court Sanjib Banerjee at the Raj Nivas. She took the oath in Tamil. Among those who attended the ceremony were Assembly Speaker V P Sivakolundhu, Chief Minister V Narayanasamy and Leader of Opposition N Rangasamy.