Manoj Sinha was named as the new Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir on August 6, 2020 by President Ram Nath Kovind. Sinha will supplant Girish Chandra Murmu who surrendered on August 5, 2020.
An official dispatch from the President of India read that the abdication of Murmu has been acknowledged. It further expressed that The President is satisfied to name Manoj Sinha as the Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir with impact from the date he expect charge of his office instead of Girish Chandra Murmu.
GC Murmu is reputed to be the following Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India.
Manoj Sinha has been designated as the following Lieutenant Governor with the point of contacting the individuals of Jammu and Kashmir with a delicate political touch. He is the principal political pioneer to assume responsibility as the LG of the Union Territory. Sinha is a senior BJP pioneer from Uttar Pradesh.
About Manoj Sinha
• Manoj Sinha is an Indian legislator, who filled in as an individual from the Lok Sabha multiple times from Ghazipur parliamentary supporters in eastern Uttar Pradesh.
• His political vocation started when he was chosen as the leader of Banaras Hindu University Students Union in 1982. He was chosen for the Lok Sabha without precedent for 1996 then 1999 and for the third time in 2014, when the BJP had cleared the Lok Sabha Elections.
• He had likewise filled in as the Minister of State for Railways in 2014 and in July 2016, during a bureau reshuffle, he was additionally made the Minister of State (autonomous charge) for Communications.
• Sinha is perceived for his solid capacity to interface with the majority, particularly at the provincial level alongside being a firm head.
• His name was among the forces to be reckoned with for the post of Chief Minister when the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had enrolled a dazzling triumph in Uttar Pradesh in 2017.
Manoj Sinha had challenged the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections also however he lost to Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) strongman Afzal Ansari. He was a standout amongst other performing MPs in the thirteenth Lok Sabha in 1999. He is likewise known to be one of the most fair MPs.