The President of India on Sunday appointed Brig. (Dr) B.D. Mishra, Governor of Arunachal Pradesh, as Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh Union Territory. In an official communique,  the President’s Secretariat announced the appointment of BD Mishra as the new LG of Ladakh to replace RK Mathur. The communique also said that the President has accepted the resignation of Mathur, who was appointed as the first LG in October 2019.