New Delhi: President Ramnath Kovind handed over the additional charge of Madhya Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel to Chhattisgarh after the demise of Balramji Das Tandon. According to information given by the Rashtrapati Bhavan's spokesperson on Tuesday, Patel will take additional responsibility till the appointment of Chhattisgarh Governor.
One of the founding members of the BJP's maternal organization, Jan Sangh, died on Tuesday in a government hospital in Raipur due to the heart attack of Tandon. He was 90 years old.
According to sources, due to state mourning, the swearing ceremony will be completed in a very simple manner. The oath process will be completed in a formal manner sometime.