Correct Answer : Option (B) - La Ganesan
President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday(17th July 2022) accepted the resignation of West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar who has been named as the ruling National Democratic Alliance candidate for the vice presidential election.
"The President of India has accepted the resignation of Jagdeep Dhankhar as Governor of West Bengal. The President of India has been pleased to appoint "La Ganesan", Governor of Manipur to discharge the functions of the Governor of West Bengal, in addition to his own duties from the date he assumes charge of the office of the Governor of West Bengal, until regular arrangements are made," said the Rashtrapati Bhavan notification.
NDA vice-presidential candidate Jagdeep Dhankhar will file his nomination on Monday(18th July 2022).
Earlier on Sunday, Dhankhar met Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president JP Nadda in Delhi. He also called on Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.
The BJP on Saturday(16th july 2022) announced the name of West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar as the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate for the Vice Presidential election.
Dhankhar was appointed as the Governor of West Bengal in 2019..Source : Mint