Assam bids farewell to Governor Purohit

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 06 Oct 2017 08:48:35



ASSAM Governor Banwarilal Purohit was on Thursday accorded a warm farewell as he left the State to take over gubernatorial duties in Tamil Nadu.
Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal bade farewell to Purohit, who was Assam Governor for over a year, at Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport on Thursday morning and presented him with traditional Assamese Gamocha and Sarai.

Deputy Speaker of Assam Legislative Assembly Dilip Kumar Paul, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary, PWD Minister Parimal Suklabaidya, Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister Rihon Daimary, Irrigation Minister Ranjit Dutta were present on the occasion.

Top police and civil administration officials, including Chief Secretary VK Pipersenia and Director General of Assam Police Mukesh Sahay also bade farewell to the Governor.