Acharya Devvrat, 60, sworn in as the new governor of Gujarat on July 22. Gujarat high court’s acting chief justice Anant S Dave administered the oath of office at the Raj Bhavan on 22 July.
Devvrat is the 20th governor of Gujarat. Acharya Devvrat has replaced O P Kohli. He was the governor of Himachal Pradesh.
Devvrat promotes education for girls. He was associated with the Arya Samaj as he earlier served as the principal of a gurukul, the traditional school, at Kurukshetra in Haryana.
He has over 30 years of experience in academics and administration in various capacities. He works towards spreading the Indian culture and Vedic values across the world.