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President Pranab Mukherjee has appointed former Union Minister Najma Heptulla (76) as Governor of Manipur

Former Union Minister Najma Heptullah was on 17 August 2016 appointed as the Governor of Manipur. With this, Heptullah will be the 18th Governor of the state.
•    Before her appointment, V Shamuganathan, the Governor of Meghalaya, was looking after the state of Manipur since September 2015.
•    Heptullah had resigned from the Union Ministry on 12 July 12 2016 as she completed 75 years of age.
•    Banwarilal Purohit was appointed as the Governor of Assam.
•    VP Singh Badnore was made the Governor of Punjab.
•    Prof Jagdish Mukhi was named Lieutenant Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands in place of Lt Gen (Retd) AK Singh.
•    Manipur is a state in northeastern India, with the city of Imphal as its capital.
•    Manipur is sometimes called alternative names such as Kangleipak or Sanaleibak.
•    The state covers an area of 22,327 square kilometers. 
•    Its people include the Meetei, Kuki, Naga, and Pangal peoples, who speak Sino-Tibetan languages.