Bhubaneswar:21/3/18: The new Governor of Odisha, Satya Pal Malik, was sworn in on Wednesday
He was administered the oath of office by Orissa High Court Chief Justice Vineet Saran at a function here. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik graced the function among others.
Satya Pal Malik, who is also Bihar governor, was given additional responsibility of Odisha after S C Jamir completed his five-year tenure.
Malik, 72, who now has additional responsibility of Odisha, has served as Union minister of state for parliamentary affairs and tourism and other important positions in Central and state governments.
He was a Rajya Sabha MP for two terms and a Lok Sabha MP from 1989 to 1990. Malik was also a member of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly from 1974 to 1977.