Veteran Tamil Nadu BJP leader and former MP, ELa Ganesan will be the new Governor of Manipur. President Ram Nath Kovind has cleared his appointment. Senior BJP Leader ELa. Ganesan, who has been appointed as the 17th Governor of Manipur was born in Tamilnadu’s rice granary Thanjavur on 16th February 1945. The 76-year-old scholar had served as the BJP head of Tamil Nadu and was also a member of the Rajyasabha. A prolific writer and an excellent orator, he also served the Party as National Secretary and the Vice President. Tamilnadu Chief Minister M.K.Stalin, in his Twitter message, wished him success. In his message, he said that the BJP Veteran was admired by all and had a friendly relation with himself and the late Dr. Kalaignar Karunanidhi.