Apology Accepted (With Disclaimer), Journalist Tells TN Governor
Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 6:00 PM
Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit's apology for a cheek-patting gesture that many found offensive has been accepted by a woman journalist, but with a disclaimer. Journalist Lakshmi Subramanian had written to Mr. Purohit conveying her anger at his gesture after she asked a question during his press conference on Tuesday evening.
TN Governor Apologises Over 'Pat on Cheek' Row
Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 4:21 PM
Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Wednesday apologized to the journalist who slammed him for patting her cheek after she asked him a question during a media interaction. Adding that he liked the question she had asked, Purohit said, "As an act of appreciation for the question...I gave a pat on your cheek considering you to be like my granddaughter."