New Delhi: Vinay Kumar Saxena has been appointed as the new Lieutenant Governor of Delhi. After returning from his foreign tour, President Ram Nath Kovind declared his name as the Lieutenant Governor. Vinay Kumar Saxena has previously been the chairman of Khadi Village Industries.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has congratulated him by tweeting on his appointment as Lieutenant Governor. Prior to this, Anil Baijal held this post from 31 December 2016. This post was vacant after the President accepted his resignation on the previous day and now the responsibility of this post has been given to Vinay Saxena.