Governor Purohit meets Modi, Rajnath; discusses key TN issues

Governor Purohit meets Modi, Rajnath; discusses key TN issues

Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit Friday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh in Delhi and discussed ‘important issues’ of the state.

According to a statement from the Raj Bhavan, the Governor met Modi at his residence and discussed issues related to Tamil Nadu for 45 minutes.

The press release from the Raj Bhavan in Chennai added that Purohit held talks also with Rajnath Singh for 30 minutes on the issues.

It is to be noted that only on Thursday evening, the Tamil Nadu Assembly had unanimously passed a resolution condemning the nod granted to Karnataka to prepare a Detailed Project Report for a balancing reservoir-cum-drinking water project across the Cauvery at Mekedatu.

It urged the Centre to withdraw permission given to Karnataka for preparing a Detailed Project Report for a dam across Cauvery river at Mekedattu.

Also, the Tamil Nadu government’s decision to release the seven convicts in former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi assassintaion case is waiting for approval from the Governor.