Shimla : Veteran BJP leader, four-time Lok Sabha MP from Telengana, Bandaru Dattatreya was sworn in as the 27th Governor of Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday here.
Born in June 1947 Dattatrey was also a union minister in the first Modi government.
Justice Dharam Chand Chaudhary, Judge of the High Court, administered the oath of office and secrecy to him at Raj Bhawan. Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur was also present.
Chief Secretary Shrikant Baldi read out the warrant of appointment . Top officials of the state government were present besides 200 or so guests from Telengana.