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Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy has sworn in as the acting Governor of Arunachal Pradesh.

Tathagata Roy, the governor of Tripura, was sworn-in as the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh in the Darbar Hall of Raj Bhavan in Itanagar on 10 June 2016.

•    His oath of office and secrecy was administered by the Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court Ajit Singh. 
•    He is the 18th Governor to be sworn in as Governor of this Himalayan State.
•    With this, Roy will discharge the function of the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh during the absence on leave of Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa.
•    Besides Roy, Dr. Joram Begi was also sworn-in as the Chief Information Officer of Arunachal Pradesh. 
•    The oath to the Chief Information Officer was administered by Tathagata Roy.
•    Dr Begi, former State Director of Higher and Technical Education, comes in place of YD Thongchi, whose tenure ended in 2015.