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Important Events   January 2018  
 
17 Jan 2018 Mr. Kentaro Sonoura, Advisor to the Prime Minister of Japan called on Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu at Raj Bhavan, Chennai  on 17.01.2018. Thiru R. Rajagopal, I.A.S Additional Chief Secretary to Governor,    Mr. Seiji Baba, Consul General of Japan at Chennai and other officials from Ministry of Japan were present.   Event on 17 January 2018
16 Jan 2018 Thiru M. Venkaiah Naidu, Hon'ble Vice President of India was received by Thiru. Banwarilal Purohit, Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu at Chennai Airport on 16/01/2018.  Event on 16 January 2018
The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu releasing the book “1000 liver transplantation in Tamil Nadu”, authored by Prof. Mohd. Rela, in Chennai on January 16, 2018. The Governor of Tamil Nadu, Shri Banwarilal Purohit and other dignitaries are also seen  Event on 16 January 2018
14 Jan 2018 Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu Inaugurated Pongal Peru Vizha -2018 at Raj Bhavan, Chennai on 14.1.2018 and witnessed the cultural programmes.

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Event on 14 January 2018
09 Jan 2018 Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, Hon'ble Governor of Tamil Nadu called on Thiru Ram Nath Kovind, Hon'ble President of India at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi (09.01.2018). The meeting was a courtesy call.  Event on 09 January 2018
Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu called on Thiru Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India at New Delhi on 09.01.2018. The Governor presented a shawl and a memento. The meeting was a courtesy call.  Event on 09 January 2018
07 Jan 2018 The Newly appointed Vice-Chancellor of Periyar University Dr. P. Kolandaivel and the newly appointed Vice-Chancellor of Bharathidasan University Dr. P. Manisankar called on the Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu Thiru Banwarilal Purohit at Raj Bhavan today (07.01.2018). The Additional Chief Secretary to Governor, Thiru R. Rajagopal, IAS, was present on the occasion.

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Event on 07 January 2018
Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu honoured the cine technician at the launch of Film Premiere “Eknathji-One Life One Mission” at Inox, City Centre, Chennai today (07.01.2018). Tmt Smriti Irani, Hon’ble Union Minister for Textiles and Information & Broadcasting, Pujya Swami Mitrananda, Acharya, Chinmaya Mission, Thiru Balakrishnan, Vice President, Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari , Professor P. T. Santha, Advisor Editorial Board, Vivekananda Kendra Publications and other dignitaries were present). Event on 07 January 2018
06 Jan 2018 Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu inaugurated the Conference on ‘Indian Entertainment Industry: Global Leader in the Making’ organized by Bharat Niti in association with the South India Film Chamber of Commerce at Chennai today (06.01.2018). Thiru Pon. Radhakrishnan, Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Finance and Shipping, Thiru L. Suresh, President, South India Film Chamber, Thiru C. Kalyan, Vice President, Film Federation of India, Thiru Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Thiru Ravi Kottarakkara, Secretary, South India Film Chamber, Thiru Anoop A.J., National Coordinator, Bharat Niti and other dignitaries were present. Event on 06 January 2018
04 Jan 2018 Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu released the Centenary Volume “Socio-Cultural Transformation in 20th Century South India” at the inauguration of Madras University Post-Centenary Diamond Jubilee National Seminar on ‘The 75th Anniversary of the Quit India Movement: Remembering the Role of Tamil Nadu’ at Chennai today (04/01/2017). Thiru K.P. Anbalagan, Hon’ble Minister for Higher Education, Prof. Saradinu Mukherji, Member, Indian Council for Historical Research, New Delhi, Prof. P. Duraisamy, Vice-Chancellor, University of Madras, Prof. S.S. Sundaram, Seminar Director and Head of Department of Indian History and other dignitaries were present.  Event on 04 January 2018
02 Jan 2018

Under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu initiated Mass Cleaning Campaign and created awareness on Cleanliness by flagging off a rally at Thanjavur today. (02.01.2018).  Thiru R. Doraikkannu, Hon’ble Minister for Agriculture, Thiru  R.Rajagopal, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary to Governor, Thiru A. Annadurai, IAS, District Collector, Thanjavur, Thiru Manthirachalam, Project Director, Thiru M. Varatharaj, Corporation Commissioner, Thanjavur and other officials were present

Event on 02 January 2018

Event on 02 January 2018
01 Jan 2018 Thiru Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu participated as Chief Guest at the 142nd International Convention of The Theosophical Society, Adyar, Chennai on 01/01/2018. Mr. Tim Boyd, International President, Theosophical Society, Dr. Pradeep Gohil, General Secretary, Indian Section, Theosophical Society, Dr. Deepa Padhi, Vice-President, Theosophical Society
and​
 Ms. Marja Artamaa, International Secretary, Theosophical Society
​ participated.
Event on 01 January 2018
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