He interacted with school students during the event and also asked them to take a pledge to keep the environment clean.
Purohit inaugurated an exhibition at Pattinamkathan where details of development programmes andthe "Clean India" programme have been displayed.
He also flagged off a rath on the Swachh Bharath movement.
The Governor also distributedcloth bags to shopkeepers to create awareness against the use of plastic bags.
He also declared open the renovated "Brahma Theertham" near the famous Ramanathaswamy temple here.
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