Vinai Kumar Saxena was sworn in as the new Lieutenant Governor of Delhi on May 26, 2022. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was present during the oath-taking ceremony. Vinai Kumar Saxena is the Chairman of the Khadi and Village Industries Commission.
Vinai Kumar Saxena was appointed to the post on May 23 after the sudden resignation by Anil Baijal citing personal reasons after serving for five years and four months. A statement from the Rashtrapati Bhavan informed that President Ram Nath Kovind has accepted Anil Baijal’s resignation and appointed Vinai Kumar Saxena as the new Lieutenant Governor of Delhi.