Governor meets PM in Delhi, discusses TN issues

Governor meets PM in Delhi, discusses TN issues

Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi and discussed important issues related to the state.

According to reports, the two discussed about various things, including the recent violence and firing in Thoothukudi during the anti-Sterlite protests.

The governor was in Delhi to to take part in the two-day conference of Governors across the nation, attended by President Ram Nath Kovind, VP M Venkaiah Naidu and Modi.

On 29 May, Banwarilal Purohot visited Thoothukudi Government Hospital and met those admitted there. Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami and O Pannerselvam called on Governor at Raj Bhavan last week and briefed him about the violent incidents in Thoothukudi.

Recently, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh called up Purohit just ahead of the latter’s visit to Delhi on Sunday. Singh is said to have discussed many issues with Purohit.

However, quoting Raj Bhavan officials, reports said it was a routine call. The discussion assumes significance in the wake of recent developments, including police firing at Thoothukudi over the Sterlite issue, clash in Kachanatham village in Sivaganga district, and general law and order situation.