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Tamil Nadu gets full-time Governor in Banwarilal Purohit; 4 other states get new governors - Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Assam Governor Banwarilal Purohit was today shifted to Tamil Nadu, which has been witnessing a political crisis and did not have a full-time governor for over a year. Purohit was among five governors appointed by President Ram Nath Kovind ...and more »

Banwarilal Purohit is new Governor of Tamil Nadu - The Hindu

President Ram Nath Kovind appointed Banwari Lal Purohit as Tamil Nadu governor on Saturday. It is the first time that the state has got a full time governor after K Rosaiah retired in August 2016. Maharashtra governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao had additional ...and more »

New TN Governor will have significant role amid political turmoil: experts - Business Standard

Tamil Nadu: AIADMK politics stands at a tri-junction AIADMK drama: Dhinakaran slams TN ministers as they ask him to keep away No floor test in Tamil Nadu Assembly till Sept 20: HC Disqualified Dhinakaran faction AIADMK MLAs approach HC; hearing ...and more »

Retired Armyman BD Mishra Appointed New Arunachal Governor - NDTV

New Delhi: Retired army brigadier Dr B D Mishra was today appointed as the new Arunachal Pradesh governor. He was appointed by President Ram Nath Kovind along with the governors of Tamil Nadu, Assam, Meghalaya and Bihar. Lieutenant Governor for Andaman ...and more »

AIADMK tussle may throw up new Tamil Nadu guv Banwarilal Purohit's first big test - Hindustan Times

Banwarilal Purohit will likely have the most eventful beginning amongst the five new governors announced by the Union government on Saturday as he takes charge of Tamil Nadu, where a bruising power struggle within the ruling AIADMK has upset ...and more »

Who is Banwarilal Purohit? - The Indian Express

President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday appointed Banwarilal Purohit, 77, as the governor of Tamil Nadu. The appointment has come at a time when the role of a governor has become extremely crucial in the state as the political crisis has continued to ...and more »

Tamil Nadu and four other Indian states get new governors - gulfnews.com

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind Saturday appointed new governors for five Indian states, including Tamil Nadu, which got its first full-time governor in a year amid the continuing political crisis. Banwarilal Purohit, Congress-turned BJP leader ...and more »

Leaders welcome governor appointment for Tamil Nadu - Deccan Chronicle

Chennai: DMK working president M. K. Stalin and a host of political leaders on Saturday welcomed the appointment of Banwarilal Purohit as the Governor of Tamil Nadu. Greeting the new Governor, Stalin said that full-time governor is the need of the hour ...and more »

Banwarilal Purohit, Satyapal Malik among six new governors appointed: Brief profiles of the appointees - Firstpost

President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday appointed governors for five states — Tamil Nadu, Bihar, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and Assam — and the Union territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, said a press release issued by Rashtrapati Bhavan ...and more »

Five states get new Governors, Banwarilal Purohit moves from Assam to TN - Hindustan Times

President Ram Nath Kovind appointed new Governors on Saturday. Banwarilal Purohit, currently the Governor of Assam, has been moved to Tamil Nadu. Vidyasagar Rao, Governor of Maharashtra, has held additional responsibility for Tamil Nadu till now ...and more »