**Bhubaneswar:** Former Governor of Odisha SC Jamir was given a ceremonial sent-off & Guard of Honour at Biju Patnaik International Airport here on Saturday.
Jamir’s tenure as Odisha Governor had ended on March 20 while Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik took oath as acting Govenor of Odisha on March 21.
Malik has been given additional charges of officiating as the governor of Odisha succeeding superannuating incumbent Odisha Governor Dr Jamir until regular arrangements are made, official sources said.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had earlier paid a courtesy visit to Dr Jamir at Raj Bhawan the previous day.
The five-time Chief Minister of Nagaland S C Jamir had earlier taken over as Odisha governor in March 2013 after serving as Governor of Goa and Maharashtra.