TN governor starts learning Tamil

TN governor starts learning Tamil
Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit, who took charge in Chennai last month, has started learning Tamil, the Raj Bhavan has said.
A Raj Bhavan communique said Purohit, who assumed office on October 6, was fluent in English, Hindi and Marathi.
“Due to his flair and love for Tamil and his keen interest in learning Tamil language, Banwarilal Purohit has started learning Tamil from a Tamil teacher”, it said.
Purohit has been three-time Lok Sabha Member from Nagpur and was Managing Editor of ‘The Hitavada’, Central India’s oldest  English daily. He is an eminent educationist, a renowned social activist, institution builder, ace orator and nationalist thinker, the release said.
Purohit is fluent in English, Hindi and Marathi. Due to his flair and love for Tamil and his keen interest in learning Tamil language, Thiru Banwarilal Purohit has started learning Tamil from a Tamil Teacher, it added.
The Governor said that Tamil is a classical and beautiful language and learning the language of a place helps one to converse well with the people, according to the release.

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