Punjab Governor Banwari Lal Purohit Resigns Abruptly, Cites Personal Reasons.

ByTV10 Punjab

Feb 4, 2024
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In a surprising turn of events, Punjab Governor Banwari Lal Purohit has tendered his resignation to President Draupadi Murmu, citing personal reasons for stepping down from his post. The resignation comes just over two years after Purohit assumed office on September 1, 2021.

The Governor, who held a crucial position in Punjab politics, submitted his resignation on February 3, 2024. In his letter to President Murmu, Purohit expressed his personal reasons for resigning, leaving many to speculate about the underlying factors.

Notably, this development follows a meeting between Banwari Lal Purohit and Union Home Minister Amit Shah just a day before the resignation. While the details of the meeting remain undisclosed, political analysts are quick to connect the dots, suggesting a possible influence on Purohit’s decision.

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The sudden departure of the Governor raises questions about the political landscape in Punjab and its potential impact on the upcoming political scenarios. Purohit’s tenure witnessed various socio-political challenges, and his resignation adds another layer of uncertainty to the political narrative in the state.

As the nation awaits further clarification on the reasons behind this unexpected move, the void left by Banwari Lal Purohit’s resignation is poised to reshape the dynamics of Punjab politics. The President’s decision on accepting the resignation will be closely watched, and political circles are abuzz with speculation on who might succeed Purohit in this critical role.