August 26th, 2011
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MOH Farook as Kerala’s new governor

MOD FarookThiruvananthapuram: R S Gavai who completes his term as Governor of Kerala will be replaced by M O H Farooq, the present Governor of Jharkhand.

Born on September 6, 1937, Mr Farook served as the Speaker of Puducherry Legislative assembly for two terms, from 1964 to 1967 and  as the Chief Minister of Puducherry for three terms,  from 1967-68, 1969-1974 and 1985 to 1990. He was the Ambassador of India to Saudi Arabia from September 2004 to December 2009. He was elected to the 10th, 11th and 13th Lok Sabha.

Meanwhile former Kerala Legislative Assembly Speaker, Vakkom Purushothaman has been appointed as the Governor of Mizoram and former Andra Pradesh Chief Minister, Rossaih has been appointed as Tamil Nadu governor.


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