Senior Advocate Jagdeep Dhankhar Made West Bengal Governor

Senior Advocate Jagdeep Dhankhar Made West Bengal Governor

Jagdeep Dhankhar, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court, has been appointed as the new Governor of West Bengal, replacing Keshari Nath Tripathi.

Dhankhar is a former Lok Sabha MP from Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan during 1989-91, and former Minister in Central Government (1989-91), former Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Kishangarh, Rajasthan, and former President of Rajasthan High Court Bar Association, Jaipur.

He did his B.Sc., L.L.B from Jaipur. He is also a member of ICC International Court of Arbitration.

In 2003, he had quit Congress to join BJP.