Mathur, a retired 1977-batch IAS officer from Tripura cadre retired as the Chief Information Commissioner of India in November 2018. He served as expenditure secretary at the Centre before getting appointed as Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir.
Girish Chandra Murmu is &K's first Lt Governor of Jammu and Kashmir while Radha Krishna Mathur is the first Lt Governor of Ladkah. Malik has been sent to Goa.
There is no such information that has been released from the Ministry regarding the Lieutenant Governor of both territories. 31st October is celebrated as the birthday of Iron man Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.