BJP leader Jagdish Mukhi has been appointed Lieutenant Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, VP Singh Badnore as Governor of Punjab, and Banwarilal Purohit the Governor of Assam, according to a statement by Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Heptulla had submitted her resignation from the Union Ministry on July 12 keeping with the 75-year age rule. She would be the 18th Governor of Manipur.

She will replace V Shamuganathan, who is holding the office of Governor of the state since September 2015.

Badnore, Mukhi and Purohit will replace Kaptan Singh Solanki, AK Singh and Padmanabha Acharya respectively.

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