After the swearing-in ceremony, Chief Minister MK Stalin introduced Assembly Speaker M Appavu and Ministers to the Governor.
Ravi, however, will continue to serve also as the Centre’s interlocutor in the Naga peace talks – at least for now.
According to a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique, President Ram Nath Kovind accepted the resignation of Maurya and appointed Singh as the governor of the state.
The president has also appointed Purohit as the administrator of Chandigarh, in addition to his duties as the governor of Punjab, it added.
Journalist Lakshmi Subramanian tweeted a picture of herself being patted on the cheek by the Tamil Nadu Governor minutes after a press conference by him at Raj Bhavan.
AIADMK spokesperson and Minister for Fisheries D Jayakumar said the government would hold necessary investigations to find out the real culprits.
Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit has said that he has not even seen face of the suspended assistant professor Nirmala Devi.
Governor Banwarilal Purohit today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and he is likely to meet Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh later in the day.
Vidyasagar Rao has cancelled all his engagements for the day in Mumbai and is shortly leaving for Chennai this morning.