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Jagdeep Dhankhar

Indian politician and Governor

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Jagdeep Dhankhar: Indian politician and Governor
Jagdeep Dhankar is an Indian politician. As of 2019, he is serving as Governor of West Bengal. He is a Senior Advocate at the Supreme Court of India, and was a member of Lok Sabha from 1989 to 1991.


Tension between Bengal Governor and Mamata govt escalates as Assembly speaker stays away during Dhankhar's visit

Dhankhar alleged it was a total collapse of democracy in the state.
DNA - Published

Shame to our country's democratic history: Jagdeep Dhankar after finding governor gate at assembly locked

Jagdeep Dhankhar who had to wait outside the West Bengal assembly on Thursday as the gate designated for the governor was locked, said the "humiliation" meted out to the governor's post has put the..
IndiaTimes - Published

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar finds state assembly gates locked, calls it a 'shame' for 'democracy'

Governor Dhankar accused West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of being behind this 'insult'.
DNA - Published

West Bengal governor enters assembly through gate meant for media persons and officials

West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Thursday had to wait in front of locked gate no 3 of the state assembly, designated for the governor. Later he entered the assembly premises through gate no 4,..
IndiaTimes - Published

Mamata humiliating me on every occasion; belittles her stature: Guv Dhankhar

West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, who is at loggerheads with the TMC government in the state, on Friday hit out at chief minister Mamata Banerjee for "humiliating" him "on every occasion" and not..
IndiaTimes - Published

Constitutional head of West Bengal has been compromised: Governor targets CM Mamata Banerjee

While governor Jagdeep Dhankar stated that under the Mamata-led government, "constitutional head of the state has been compromised", the chief minister hit back saying "no one behaves the way he did"...
IndiaTimes - Published

Bengal governor asks ministers not to react to his statements to please boss; TMC returns fire

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Thursday asked state ministers to concentrate on their departments instead of reacting to his statements to "please their boss". He said either chief minister..
IndiaTimes - Published

WB Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar dismisses charges of running 'parallel govt' in state

He also said that by virtue of the post he holds, the governor needs no one's permission to visit any region within the state.
DNA - Published

Some people using tongue very loosely: Jagdeep Dhankhar

In a veiled reference to Dhankhar, chief minister Mamata Banerjee had said that those holding constitutional posts have become BJP mouthpieces. Declining to comment on Banerjee's jibe on Thursday..
IndiaTimes - Published

West Bengal: Fresh war of words erupts between governor, TMC government

A fresh war of words erupted between the West Bengal governor and the state govt with Jagdeep Dhankhar, the incumbent at the Raj Bhavan saying politics over distribution of relief in areas hit by..
IndiaTimes - Published

Bengal Governor seeks Mamata's intervention after govt sits on his helicopter request

As the West Bengal government sat on a helicopter request made by Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, his office on Thursday sought the intervention of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ahead of his..
DNA - Published

Not at war with West Bengal government: Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar

Dhankhar, who has been at loggerheads with the West Bengal government over several issues, also said universities in the state are not allowed to function the way they should. "Let me say, I am not at..
IndiaTimes - Published

Centre to offer Z-cover to West Bengal governor as he visits Jadavpur University

The home ministry has decided to offer Z-category security to Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, implying that his security cover will include both CRPF personnel as well as Bengal cops when he goes to..
IndiaTimes - Published

Blacked out of TV coverage of Bengal government's puja: Governor Jagdeep Dhankar

IndiaTimes - Published

Felt insulted at Durga Puja carnival: Bengal governor

According to sources, West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar was not happy with the sitting arrangement at Friday's carnival, organized by the TMC government to showcase some of the big-ticket pujas...
IndiaTimes - Published

Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar criticizes law and order situation in West Bengal

IndiaTimes - Published

Bengal governor condemns murder of Murshidabad teacher, family; seeks report

West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Thursday strongly condemned the killing of a teacher, his pregnant wife and 8-year-old son in Murshidabad district. Bondhu Gopal Pal (35), his wife and..
IndiaTimes - Published

Waited 'sufficient time' before visiting JU; TMC allegations incorrect: Bengal governor

West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankar on Friday justified his visit to Jadavpur University to rescue Union minister Babul Supriyo, contending that he had waited "sufficient time" for the state to..
IndiaTimes - Published

Bengal: Governor expresses concern over law and order situation

West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Monday cut short his stay in New Delhi to visit injured BJP MP Arjun Singh in a city hospital and expressed concern over the law and order situation in the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Jagdeep Dhankar takes oath as West Bengal governor

He was administered the oath of office by Chief Justice of Calcutta high court TBN Radhakrishnan in presence of chief minister Mamata Banerjee, state ministers, including urban development minister..
IndiaTimes - Published

Senior SC lawyer named Bengal governor

The Centre on Saturday appointed new governors in four states. Former MP and noted Supreme Court lawyer Jagdeep Dhankhar has been named West Bengal govenor, replacing Keshari Nath Tripathi. Anandiben..
IndiaTimes - Published

Two guvs transferred, fresh appointment in some states

Former interlocutor on Naga talks R N Ravi has been appointed as Nagaland governor, according to a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique. Noted lawyer and former Janata Dal MP Jagdeep Dhankhar was appointed as..
IndiaTimes - Published

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