Panaji, July 15: Former Mizoram Governor P.S. Sreedharan Pillai was sworn-in as the new Governor of Goa on Thursday.

Pillai, a former state president of the Bharatiya Janata Party unit in Kerala, was administered the oath of office by Bombay High Court Chief Justice Dipankar Datta.

Goa had been without a full fledged Governor for nearly a year now, with Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari holding charge of the state since August 2020.

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