CHANDIGARH: Punjab Governor and Chandigarh Administrator Banwarilal Purohit on Saturday resigned from his put up, citing private causes.
He had been holding the workplace since August 2021. The resignation comes a day after Purohit met Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Delhi.
In his official letter to President Droupadi Murmu, Purohit wrote: “Due to my personal reasons and certain other commitments, I tender my resignation from the post of the Governor of Punjab and Administrator, Union Territory, Chandigarh. Please accept the same and oblige.”
The resignation comes within the wake of disagreement between Purohit and Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann over clarifications on a number of points.
Three-time MP Purohit had served because the governor of Tamil Nadu in 2016 and governor of Assam in 2017.