Honourable Banwarilalji Purohit appointed as Governor of Assam State on 17th August 2016
Banwarilal Purohit appointed as the Governor of Assam. V.P. Singh Badnore has been appointed as the Governor of Punjab
— ANI (@ANI_news) August 17, 2016
Banwarilal Purohit was a Member of Parliament from the Nagpur (Lok Sabha constituency) three times, twice as a Congress member, once as a BJP member. In 1984, he was elected to the 8th Lok Sabha as member of Congress Party. He was re-elected in 1989 on Congress ticket.
Later he joined Bharatiya Janata Party when it launched a movement to build Ram Temple in Ayodhya, and contested Lok Sabha elections in 1991 as the party’s candidate. But he lost to Datta Meghe of Congress. In 1996 he was elected to 11th Lok Sabha as BJP’s candidate. In 2009 he again contested on BJP’s ticket but lost the election to Vilas Muttemwar of Congress.
Banwarilal Purohit gained ownership of the Nagpur daily newspaper The Hitavada in 1980’s. Banwarilal Purohit appointed as Governor of Assam on 17.08.2016
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