In a major reshuffle of the head of the states, Narendra Modi government today appointed Governors of eight states. These eight states, including Jharkhand, Karnataka and Haryana among others.

President Ram Nath Kovind has signed it. The appointments will take effect from the dates they assume charge of their respective offices. 

Notably, Ramesh Bais, Governor of Tripura, has been transferred and appointed as Governor of Jharkhand. He hails from neighbouring Chhattisgarh.

Union minister and the BJP's Rajya Sabha leader Thawarchand Gehlot have been appointed as the Governor of Karnataka.
These appointments and changes come amid buzz that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to reshuffle his cabinet soon.

These new Governors are:

1. PS Sreedharan Pillai, Governor of Mizoram, has been transferred and appointed as Governor of Goa.

2. Satyadev Narayan Arya, Governor of Haryana, has been transferred and appointed as Governor of Tripura.

3. Ramesh Bais, Governor of Tripura, has been transferred and appointed as Governor of Jharkhand.

4. Union minister Thawarchand Gehlot has been appointed as the Governor of Karnataka.

5. Bandaru Dattatraya, Governor of Himachal Pradesh, has been transferred and appointed as Governor of Haryana.

6. Hari Babu Kambhampati has been appointed as the Governor of Mizoram.

7. Mangubhai Chhaganbhai Patel has been appointed as the Governor of Madhya Pradesh.

8. Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar is now the Governor of Himachal Pradesh.

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