Delhi Gets New Lt Governor

IAS Prelims 2023

Anil Baijal was appointed as the next Lt Governor of Delhi, a post which has fallen vacant after resignation of Najeeb Jung.

A 1969 batch IAS officer, Baijal had served as Union Home Secretary under the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government besides holding key positions in other ministries.

70-year-old Baijal, whose appointment papers have been sent to President Pranab Mukherjee for his approval, had retired from service in 2006 as Secretary, Urban Development Ministry. He is a former vice chairman of Delhi Development Authority.