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Maharashtra's new governor
December 06, 2004
S M Krishna on Monday took oath as the new governor of Maharashtra at the Raj Bhavan. A veteran Congress politician, Krishna was until recently the chief minister of neighbouring Karnataka. He takes over from Mohammed Fazal, whose activism made him a controversial figure.
The new governor (second from left) with Fazal, Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, Mrs Krishna, Mrs Deshmukh.
Photograph: Deepak Salvi