October 6, 2017
Chennai: Banwarilal Purohit has become Tamil Nadu’s Governor.
He was sworn in as the State’s 24th Governor and administered oath of office of Tamil Nadu today at Raj Bhavan here.
Purohit was administered the oath of office by Madras High Court Chief Justice Indira Bannerjee.
All his decisions would be based on the Constitution and there would be no political consideration in any of them, big or small, he said immediately after assuming office.
He assured all support the government for its development. “I have good friends in Delhi and I will ensure more funds are provided to Tamil Nadu,” he said.
Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswamy and Opposition DMK working president MK Stalin were among the those present during the swearing-in.