Imphal: The governor designate of Manipur, Anusuiya Uikey, arrived here Tuesday.
A reception programme was organised at the Raj Bhavan, where she was accorded a warm welcome by Chief Minister, N. Biren Singh and his Council of Ministers, Speaker of Manipur Legislative Assembly, Th. Satyabrata Singh; Chief Secretary, Dr. Rajesh Kumar; DGP, P. Doungel; and senior officers.
The Rashtriya salute was also accorded by personnel of the Manipur Rifles and the India Reserve Battalion.
The swearing-in ceremony of the new governor will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Darbar Hall of Raj Bhavan.
Earlier, Governor-elect Anusuiya Uikey arrived in Imphal on a special chartered flight from Raipur, Chhattisgarh.
On her arrival at the airport, she was accorded a warm welcome by high ranking civil and police officers led by the Chief Secretary, Dr. Rajesh Kumar.