Bhubaneswar, August 20 (odisha.in) Muralidhar Chandrakant Bhandare, will sworn in as Governor of Orissa on Tuesday at a simple ceremony at Raj Bhavan, Bhubaneswar. Bhandare will take oath as the 43rd Governor of Orissa and 38th after Independence.
A senior member of the Rajya Sabha , from Karnatak, Bhandare is well known for his legal expertise.
He was elected to the Rajya Sabha for the first time in 1980. His first term in the Rajya Sabha was from June 30,1980 to April 2, 1982. He second term was from April 3,1982 to April 2, 1988. He is continuing as a member of the Rajya Sabha from April 3, 1988 till date.
Born on December 10, 1928, Bhandare is a B.Sc and LL.B. He is the son of Chandrakant Laxmikant Bhandare and Sunanda Bhandare.