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G. C. Murmu Age, Caste, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 60 Years
Hometown: Sundergarh, Odisha
Wife: Smita Murmu

Girish Chandra Murmu

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Full NameGirish Chandra Murmu
ProfessionCivil Servant (IAS officer)
Famous ForBeing the first Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 6”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Civil Services
ServiceIndian Administrative Service (IAS)
Batch1985
CadreGujarat
Major Designations• Relief Commissioner of Gujarat
• Commissioner of Mines and Minerals
• Managing Director of the Gujarat Maritime Board
• Joint Secretary of the Law and Order Department in Gujarat
• Managing Director, Gujarat Industrial Investment Corporation (GIIC)
• Principal Secretary to Narendra Modi when he was the Gujarat Chief Minister
• Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Finance
• Special Secretary in the Revenue Department
• Additional Secretary in the Department of Financial Services
• Expenditure Secretary of India
Personal Life
Date of Birth21 November 1959 (Saturday)
Age (as in 2019)60 Years
BirthplaceSundergarh, Odisha
Zodiac signScorpio
NationalityIndian
HometownSundergarh, Odisha
College/University• Utkal University, Odisha
• University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Educational Qualification(s)• Master of Arts from the Utkal University, Odisha
• MBA from the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
CasteScheduled Tribe (ST) [1]National Herald
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Family
Wife/SpouseSmita Murmu
ChildrenSon- Ruhaan Murmu
Daughter- Ruchika Murmu
ParentsNames Not Known

Girish Chandra Murmu

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Some Lesser Known Facts About G. C. Murmu

  • Girish Chandra Murmu is an IAS officer and the first Lieutenant Governor of Jammu & Kashmir.
  • He has been an important part of Nirmala Sitharaman‘s team which handled the 2019 Union Finance Budget.

    GC Murmu (extreme left) with Nirmala Sitharaman and her finance team

    GC Murmu (extreme left) with Nirmala Sitharaman and her finance team

  • Murmu is considered to be a trusted aide of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Reportedly, Murmu has been a key member of Modi’s team which assists him in making crucial decisions.

    GC Murmu (centre) with Narendra Modi (extreme left)

    GC Murmu (centre) with Narendra Modi (extreme left)

  • Murmu has a strong command over legal strategies. Reportedly, it is also one of the reasons why he was trusted with the post of the Lieutenant Governor of J&K.
  • He is liked by Narendra Modi and Amit Shah for his ability to get things done correctly.

    GC Murmu during a press conference

    GC Murmu during a press conference

  • Murmu was nominated by the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind on 25 October 2019 for the post of the Lieutenant Governor of Jammu & Kashmir.
  • He was appointed as the LG on 31 October 2019.

    Invitation of GC Murmu's swearing-in ceremony

    Invitation of GC Murmu’s swearing-in ceremony

  • Murmu took his oath as the Lieutenant Governor in Srinagar in the presence of the Chief Justice of Jammu & Kashmir, Geeta Mittal.

    GC Murmu taking oath as the J&K LG

    GC Murmu taking oath as the J&K LG

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