New Delhi: Vinai Kumar Saxena was appointed the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi on Monday, according to a Rashtrapati Bhavan statement. Saxena will succeed Anil Baijal who resigned from the post last week citing “personal reasons”. “The President of India has been pleased to appoint Shri Vinai Kumar Saxena to be the Lt. Governor of National Capital Territory of Delhi with effect from the date he assumes charge of his office,” according to the Rashtrapati Bhavan statement.
Born on March 23, 1958, Saxena is currently the chairman of Khadi and Village Industries Commission.