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Important Events   October 2017   to   November 2017  
 
21 Nov 2017 Thiru Seiji Baba, Consul General of Japan in Chennai called on Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu at Raj Bhavan, Chennai  (21.11.2017).  Event on 21 November 2017
19 Nov 2017 Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu administered    National Integration Pledge to the officers and staff of Raj Bhavan at Chennai on 19/11/17. Event on 19 November 2017
18 Nov 2017 Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu inaugurated the Bhavan’s Annual Cultural Festival- 2017 and presented the Life Time Achievement Awards to Dr. Kadri Gopalnath, Selvi Sailaja and Thiru O.S. Arun at Bhavan’s Main Auditorium, Mylapore, Chennai on 18th November 2017. Event on 18 November 2017
14 Nov 2017

On the occasion of the 129th Birth Anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and Children’s Day the students from Arcot Sre Mahalakshmi Matric. Higher Secondary School, Villapakkam, Vellore District called on Thiru. Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu at Raj Bhavan, Chennai (14.11.2017).  The Governor conveyed his warm greetings and best wishes to the students and presented Dictionary to them.

On the occasion of the 129th Birth Anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and Children’s Day the students from Arcot Sre Mahalakshmi Matric. Higher Secondary School, Villapakkam, Vellore District called on  Thiru. Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu at Raj Bhavan, Chennai (14.11.2017).The students had a group Photograph with the Governor. Thiru Ramesh Chand Meena IAS, Principal Secretary to Governor, Thiru L. Balaji Loganathan, Chairman, Sri Lakshmi Ammal Educational Trust, Tmt. E. Manjula, Principal, Arcot Sre Mahalakshmi Matric. Higher Secondary School and other dignitaries were present.

Event on 14 November 2017

Event on 14 November 2017
10 Nov 2017

Mr. Roy Kho,  Consul General  of  Republic of Singapore in Chennai called on Thiru Banwarilal  Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu at Raj Bhavan, Chennai today (10.11.2017).

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Event on 10 November 2017
07 Nov 2017 Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu inaugurated the Capacity Building Workshop for the Vice-Chancellors and Registrars of Universities by lightening the Kuthuvilakku at Chennai (07/11/2017). Thiru K.P. Anbalagan, Hon’ble Minister for Higher Education, Thiru Sunil Paliwal IAS, Principal Secretary to Govt & Vice Chairman, Tamil Nadu State Council for Higher Education, Thiru M.A. Siddique IAS, Member Secretary, Tamil Nadu State Council for Higher Education, Dr. Karthick Sridhar, Vice Chairman, ICARE were present.
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Event on 07 November 2017

As part of the Inter State Youth Exchange Programme under  “Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat” about  50 youth  from Jammu &Kashmir  who are on a visit to Tamil Nadu called on Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu at Raj Bhavan, Chennai on Tuesday (07/112017).The Governor interacted with them. They had a Group Photograph with the Governor. Thiru S. Satheese, State Director (i/c), Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan, Tamil Nadu & Puducherry, Officers and about 40 youth from various Districts of Tamil Nadu who are to visit Jammu & Kashmir as part of the youth exchange are also present.

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Event on 07 November 2017
06 Nov 2017 Thiru Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India was received by Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu at Chennai Airport today (06/11/2017). The Governor presented the book ‘Yoga The Iyengar Way’ to the Prime Minister.   Event on 06 November 2017
Thiru Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India releasing the Souvenir “75 Glorious Years”, on the occasion of the Platinum Jubilee of the Daily Thanthi, in Chennai on 06/11/2017. Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu, Tmt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Union Minister for Defence, Thiru Edappadi K. Palaniswami, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Thiru Pon. Radhakrishnan, Union Minister of State for Finance and Shipping, and Thiru O. Panneerselvam, Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu were present.   Event on 06 November 2017
Thiru Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India called on Dr. Kalaignar M. Karunanidhi, Former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and DMK President at his residence at Gopalapuram, Chennai and enquired about his health on 06/11/2017.  Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu, Thiru M.K. Stalin, Leader of Opposition and other dignitaries were present. Event on 06 November 2017
Thiru Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India was seen off by Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu at Chennai Airport on 06/11/2017.The Governor presented a Rose to Prime Minister. Thiru Edappadi K. Palaniswami, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Thiru O. Panneerselvam, Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu were present.   Event on 06 November 2017
02 Nov 2017 Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, honours Mrs. Catherine SUARD, Consul General of France in Puducherry when she called on Governor at Raj Bhavan, Chennai on 02nd November 2017. 

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Event on 02 November 2017
01 Nov 2017 Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu inaugurated the Bharat Sangeet Utsav- 2017 by lighting Kuthuvilakku at Narada Gana Sabha, Chennai on 01st November 2017. Dr. Nalli Kuppuswami Chetti, President, Sri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha, Tmt. Aruna Sairam, Vice President, Sangeet Natak Akademy, New Delhi, Thiru Mohan Parasaran, Former Solicitor General of India, Dr. K.N.  Shashikiran, Managing Trustee, Carnatica, Thiru. M. Krishnamurthy, Honorary Secretary, Sri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha and other dignitaries were present.

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Event on 01 November 2017
31 Oct 2017 On the occasion of the 142nd Birth Anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu offered Floral Tributes to the statue of Sardar Patel at Raj Bhavan, Chennai on 31/10/2017. Thiru Ramesh Chand Meena IAS, Principal Secretary to Governor, Thiru K.V. Muralidharan IAS, Deputy Secretary to Governor and Comptroller, Thiru D. Mohan IAS, Deputy Secretary to Governor (Universities), Officers and Staff of Raj Bhavan were present.

On the occasion of the 142nd Birth Anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu offered Floral Tributes to the portrait of Sardar Patel at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Statue, Opposite to Raj Bhavan, Chennai on 31/10/2017. Thiru Ramesh Chand Meena IAS, Principal Secretary to Governor, Thiru N.R Dave, Chairman, Thiru Suriyanarayanan, Honorary Secretary, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Memorial Trust, Thiru N. Sugal Chand Jain, Vice-Chairman, Thiru K N Ramaswamy, Director, Bhavan’s Chennai Kendra, Thiru P.V. Krishna Murthy, IAAS (Retd.) and other dignitaries were present.
 
Event on 31 October 2017

Event on 31 October 2017

Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu presented prizes to college and school students – Winners of Oratorical competitions held in English, Tamil and Hindi at the 142nd  Birthday Celebration of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel organised by the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Memorial Trust at Chennai on 31/10/2017. Thiru N. Vittal, Former Chief Vigilance Commissioner,    Thiru S. Gurumurthi, Columnist, Dr. N.R. Dave, Chairman, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Memorial Trust, Thiru N. Ravi, Vice Chairman, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan and Managing Director, The Hindu, Thiru K.N.  Ramaswamy, Director, Bhavan’s Chennai Kendra and other dignitaries were present.

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Event on 31 October 2017

Inspector General Rajan Bargotra, Commander, Coast Guard Region (East) called on Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu at Raj Bhavan, Chennai (31.10.2017).  The meeting was a courtesy call.

Event on 31 October 2017
30 Oct 2017 Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu administered the ‘Integrity Pledge’ to the Officers and Staff of
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Raj Bhavan, Chennai on 30.10.2017 marking the commencement of the Vigilance Awareness Week. Thiru Ramesh Chand Meena, I.A.S., Principal Secretary to Governor, Thiru K.V. Muralidharan, I.A.S., Deputy Secretary to Governor and Comptroller, Governor’s Household, Thiru D. Mohan, I.A.S., Deputy Secretary to Governor (Universities) were present.  
Event on 30 October 2017
28 Oct 2017

Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu launched the First Direct Flight of Jet Airways to Paris from Chennai by lighting the Kuthu vilakku at the Anna International Airport, Chennai on 28th October 2017. Tmt. Aruna Sairam, Padma Shri awardee, Selvi. Anita Ratnam, choreographer, Thiru. Jayaraj Shanmugam, Chief Commercial Officer, Thiru V. Raja, Head of Domestic sales, Jet Airways and other dignitaries were present.

Event on 28 October 2017
26 Oct 2017 Thiru V. Narayanasamy, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Puducherry called on Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu at Raj Bhavan, Chennai (26.10.2017). The meeting was a courtesy call.  Event on 26 October 2017
23 Oct 2017 Rear Admiral Alok Bhatnagar, NM, Flag Officer, Tamil Nadu & Puducherry​, Naval Area called on Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu at Raj Bhavan, Chennai (23.10.2017). The meeting was a courtesy call. Event on 23 October 2017
17 Oct 2017 Thiru M. Venkaiah Naidu,   Vice President of India was seen off by Thiru Banwarilal Purohit,  Governor of Tamil Nadu at Chennai Airport on 17/10/2017. Thiru Edappadi K. Palaniswami, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and other dignitaries were present.   Event on 17 October 2017
The Vice President, Thiru M. Venkaiah Naidu giving away awards for the best service at an event to rededicate Thakkar Bapa Vidyalaya, unveiling the renovated Statue of Thakkar Bapa and the plaque for pile foundation of Didi Nirmala Deshpande Nilayam, in Chennai (17.10.2017). The Governor of Tamil Nadu, Thiru Banwarilal Purohit and the Minister for Fisheries, Personnel and Administrative Reforms, Tamil Nadu, Thiru D. Jayakumar are also seen.  Event on 17 October 2017
The Vice President, Thiru M. Venkaiah Naidu releasing the Souvenir on the Birth Centenary Commemoration of Dr. M. S. Subbalakshmi, in Chennai (17.10.2017). The Governor of Tamil Nadu, Thiru Banwarilal Purohit and the Minister for Fisheries, Personnel and Administrative Reforms, Tamil Nadu,  Thiru D. Jayakumar are also seen.  Event on 17 October 2017
The Vice President, Thiru M. Venkaiah Naidu lighting the lamp at the 90th anniversary celebration of Andhra Chamber of Commerce, in Chennai on October 17, 2017. The Governor of Tamil Nadu, Thiru Banwarilal Purohit and the Minister for Fisheries, Personnel and Administrative Reforms, Tamil Nadu, Thiru D. Jayakumar are also seen.  Event on 17 October 2017
16 Oct 2017

Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, Governor of Tamil Nadu received Thiru M. Venkaiah Naidu, Hon'ble  Vice President of India at Chennai Airport on 16/10/201. 

Event on 16 October 2017
Thiru M. Venkaiah Naidu, Hon’ble Vice President of India Commissioned
​the ​
400 kWp Solar Power Plant 
​at Raj Bhavan, Chennai on 16.10.2017
. Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu, ​Thiru Edappadi K. Palaniswami, Hon'ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon'ble Governor of Maharashtra,  Dr (Tmt) Girija Vaidyanathan, Chief Secretary to Government of Tamil Nadu, Thiru Ramesh Chand Meena, IAS, Principal Secretary to Governor and other dignitaries were present. Thiru M.Venkaiah Naidu, Hon’ble Vice President of India​ released the book “ Those Eventful Days…..”
​published by Raj Bhavan at the Function held at Raj Bhavan, Chennai on 16.10.2017. 
The First Copy of the book was received by
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Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu. Thiru Edappadi K. Palaniswami, Hon'ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Thiru
CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon'ble Governor of Maharashtra,  Dr (Tmt) Girija Vaidyanathan, Chief Secretary to Government of Tamil Nadu and other dignitaries were present.  

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Event on 16 October 2017

Event on 16 October 2017
The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu addressing the valedictory session of the 3rd India International Science Festival – 2017, organised by the Ministry of Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, in Chennai on October 16, 2017. The Governor of Tamil Nadu, Shri Banwarilal Purohit, the Union Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan and the Minister of State for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Shri Y.S. Chowdary are also seen. The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu giving away Magudam Awards instituted by News18 Tamil Nadu, for the best and the brightest from Tamil Nadu in various fields, in Chennai on October 16, 2017. The Governor of Tamil Nadu, Shri Banwarilal Purohit is also seen. The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu at an event to present Magudam Awards instituted by News18 Tamil Nadu, for the best and the brightest from Tamil Nadu in various fields, in Chennai on October 16, 2017. The Governor of Tamil Nadu, Shri Banwarilal Purohit, the Chief Minister of Puducherry, Shri V. Narayanasamy and the Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Shri O. Panneerselvam are also seen.   Event on 16 October 2017

Event on 16 October 2017

Event on 16 October 2017
15 Oct 2017 On 86th birth Anniversary of Former President of India Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam, Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu paid floral tributes to the A.P.J Abdul Kalam Statue at Raj Bhavan Chennai (15.10.2017). Thiru Ramesh Chand Meena IAS., Principal Secretary to Governor, Thiru K.V. Muralidharan, IAS., Deputy Secretary to Governor and Comptroller, Thiru D. Mohan IAS.,  Deputy Secretary to Governor (Universities) and officials and staff of Raj Bhavan also joined in paying floral tributes.  Event on 15 October 2017
12 Oct 2017 The Governors' of various States and Union Territories with Thiru Ram Nath Kovind, Hon’ble President of India, Thiru M. Venkaiah Naidu, Hon’ble Vice President of India, Thiru Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Thiru Rajnath Singh, Hon’ble Union Minister for Home Affairs at the Governors’ Conference at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi (12.10.2017).

Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, Governor of Tamil Nadu greeting
 Thiru Ram Nath Kovind, Hon’ble President of India at the Governors’ Conference at New Delhi (12.10.2017). Thiru M.Venkaiah Naidu, Hon’ble Vice President of India was present. 
Event on 12 October 2017

Event on 12 October 2017
11 Oct 2017

Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu called on Tmt. Nirmala SitharamanHon’ble Union Minister for Defence at New Delhi on 11.10.2017. The meeting was a courtesy call.

 
Event on 11 October 2017
10 Oct 2017

Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu called on Thiru Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India at New Delhi on 10.10.2017. The Governor presented a memento, the replica of Thanjavur Brahadeeshwarar Temple to Hon’ble Prime Minister. The meeting was a courtesy call.  

Event on 10 October 2017
Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu called on Thiru Rajnath Singh, Hon’ble Union Minister for Home Affairs at New Delhi on 10.10.2017. The Governor presented a memento, the replica of Thanjavur Brahadeeshwarar Temple. The meeting was a courtesy call.  Event on 10 October 2017
Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu called on Thiru Nitin Gadkari, Hon’ble Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways at New Delhi on 10.10.2017. The Governor presented a memento, the replica of Thanjavur Brahadeeshwarar Temple. The meeting was a courtesy call.  Event on 10 October 2017
09 Oct 2017

Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu called on Thiru Ram Nath Kovind, Hon’ble President of India at New Delhi on 09.10.2017. The meeting was a courtesy call.

Event on 09 October 2017

Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu called on Thiru M.Venkaiah Naidu, Hon’ble Vice President of India at New Delhi on 09.10.2017. The meeting was a courtesy call.   Event on 09 October 2017
06 Oct 2017 Ms. Justice Indira Banerjee, Hon’ble Chief Justice, Madras High Court administered the Oath of Office to Shri Banwarilal Purohit as Governor of Tamil Nadu at Raj Bhavan, Chennai today (06/10/2017). Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Thiru Edappadi K. Palaniswami, Smt Pushpa Devi Purohit, Spouse of Shri Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Thiru O. Panneerselvam,  Dr (Tmt) Girija Vaidyanathan, I
​AS.,​
 Chief Secretary to Government
​of Tamil Nadu ​
and other dignitaries were present.  
Event on 06 October 2017

Event on 06 October 2017
05 Oct 2017 Shri Banwarilal Purohit, Governor Designate of Tamil Nadu was received by Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Thiru Edappadi K. Palaniswami at Chennai Airport today (05/10/2017).

Shri Banwarilal Purohit, Governor Designate of Tamil Nadu was received by Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Thiru Edappadi K. Palaniswami at Chennai Airport today (05/10/2017). Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Thiru O. Panneerselvam, Hon’ble Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha Thiru M. Thambidurai, DR (TMT) Girija Vaidyanathan, I.A.S., Chief Secretary to Govt other dignitaries were present.

Shri Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor Designate of Tamil Nadu was given Ceremonial Reception today (05/10/2017).  

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04 Oct 2017

Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu presented Doctor of Letters (Honoris Causa) to Actor Shri Mohan Babu and Honorary Degree, Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa) to Thiru S. Singha Roy, Outstanding Scientist, Director, Technical - Light Water Reactor, National Power Corporation of India Ltd at the 26th Convocation of Dr. M.G.R Educational and Research Institute University at Chennai on 04/10/2017. Thiru A.C. Shanmugam, Founder-Chancellor, Dr. M.G.R Educational and Research Institute University,  Thiru A.C.S. Arunkumar, President, Prof. R.M.  Vasagam, Chancellor, Thiru A. Ravikumar, Secretary, Dr. K. Meer Mustafa Hussain, Vice-Chancellor, and Dr. C.B. Palanivelu, Registrar, Dr. M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute University were present.

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Event on 04 October 2017
03 Oct 2017 Shri B.S. Mubarak and three other Indian Foreign Service Officers who are on the Mid Career Trainng Programme to Tamil Nadu called on Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu at Raj Bhavan, Chennai (03/10/2017).  Thiru Ramesh Chand Meena IAS, Principal Secretary to Governor was present.  Event on 03 October 2017
02 Oct 2017
Thiru CH. Vidyasagar Rao, Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu paid floral tributes to the portrait of Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanthi at Gandhi Statute, Marina, Chennai on 02/10/2017. Thiru Edappadi K. Palaniswami, Hon'ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and other dignitaries were present.

Thiru CH. Vidyasagar
Rao, Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu inaugurated the Khadi Sales on the occasion of ​Gandhi Jayanthi and Diwali at Khadi Gramodyog Bhavan, Anna Salai,Chennai on 02/10/2017. Thiru G.Chandramouli,Member, Khadi & V.I. Commission, South Zone, Thiru Ramesh Chand Meena, IAS, Principal Secretary to Governor and other dignitaries were present.

Thiru CH. Vidyasagar
Rao, Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu​ presented prizes to students and witnessed Cultural Programme performed by students at the Gandhi Jayanthi Celebrations at Gandhi Mandapam, Chennai on 02/10/2017. Thiru O. Panneerselvam, Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister, Thiru K.A. Sengottaiyan, Hon’ble Minister for School Education, Thiru Kadambur Raju, Hon’ble Minister for Information and Publicity, Thiru R. Venkatesan, IAS., Secretary to Government, Tamil Development and Information Department, Dr. P. Shankar, IAS., Director of Information and Public Relations
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and other dignitaries were present.

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