· Uttarakhand Governor Baby Rani Maurya has resigned from her post. Raj Bhavan officials told in Dehradun that Mrs. Maurya sent her resignation to the President on Wednesday.
· She was sworn in as the Governor of Uttarakhand on 26 August 2018.
v A governor is, in most cases, a public official with the power to govern the executive branch of a non-sovereign or sub-national level of government, ranking under the head of state.
v The Governor is the appointing authority in respect of the following authorities:
Ø Advocate General
Ø The Lokayukta and Upa Lokayukta
Ø The State Election Commissioner
Ø The Chairman and Members of the Human Rights Commission
Ø The Chairman and Members of Public Service Commission
Ø The State Chief Information Commissioner and members of Information Commission.