**Bhubaneswar:** Prof Ganeshi Lal took oath of office as the Governor of Odisha at the Raj Bhavan here on Tuesday evening. Chief Jusitce of Orissa High Court Justice Vineet Saran administered the oath of office to Prof Lal who was appointed as the Governor by President Ramnath Kovind on Monday.
Today morning, he had been to Puri and sought blessings of the Holy Trinity. Prof Lal from Haryan, was a professor of Mathematics before taking a plunge into social service. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi and senior State Government officers were present at the oath-taking ceremony.