He succeeded Satya Pal Malik who completed his term as the Meghalaya governor on October 3. Assembly Speaker Metbah Lyngdoh and senior cabinet ministers were present at the function.
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma welcomed the new governor to the state. “Congratulations and best wishes to @BrigMishraJi as he takes charge as the Governor of Meghalaya. Look forward to his counsel and support….We welcome him to our beautiful state!” he wrote on Twitter.