Banwarilal Purohit was appointed as the new Tamil Nadu Governor on Saturday by President Ram Nath Kovind. It is the first time when the Tamil Nadu state got full-time governor after K Rosaiah retired in August 2016. Today the President of India Ram Nath Kovind appointed five new governors for the five states such as Assam, Bihar, Tamil Nadu, Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya. As per the reports, the president has appointed Jagdish Mukhi as the new governor of Assam state, the vice president of BJP Bhartiya Janata Party Satya Pal Malik has appointed as the Bihar state governor, the retired Brigadier BD Mishra appointed as the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh and Ganga Prasad appointed as the Meghalaya Governor.
Banwarilal Purohit has a long political history background and he is the 77-year-old veteran in Maharashtra politics. He became two-time Congress MP and one-time BJP MP from Nagpur. And in 2016 he was appointed as the governor of Assam state who has been replaced by Jagdish Mukhi and now became Tamil Nadu governor. The appointment of Banwarilal Purohit as the Tamil Nadu governor comes at a crucial time when AIADMK government facing floor test possibility. The Banwarilal Purohit replaced by Jagdish Mukhi who was seven-time MLA in the Delhi Vidhan Sabha from the Janakpuri constituency.