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Banwarilal Purohit sworn in as TN Governor

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Purohit was today sworn in as the 25th of

At the swearing-in ceremony held at here, Chief Justice of Madras High Court, Justice Indira Banerjee administered the oath of office to Purohit.

Purohit took oath in the name of God.

Chief Minister K Palaniswami, his cabinet colleagues, and Working President and Leader of Opposition in the Assembly MK Stalin, were among those present at the ceremony.

Earlier, Chief Secretary Girija Vaidyanathan read out the Warrant of Appointment issued on September 29 by President Ram Nath Kovind, appointing Purohit as of

He is the first full-time of the state since the retirement of in August 2016.

Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao had been given additional charge of the state since September 2016.

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First Published: Fri, October 06 2017. 10:02 IST