Pillai takes oath as new governor of Mizoram

AIZAWL: He was sworn in as the new governor of Raj Bhavan here Tuesday.

The oath of office was administered by the President of the Supreme Court of Justice, Ajai Lamba.

Mizoram Prime Minister Zoramthangam, his cabinet colleagues, legislators, former Prime Minister Lal Thanhawla and senior officials attended the swearing-in ceremony.

Pillai, former president of the BJP Kerala unit, told the media that he would provide all possible assistance to the democratically elected state government to obtain assistance from the Center.