Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit patting on the cheek of Woman Journalist Lakshmi Subramanian in Raj Bhawan sparked an outrage. The Administrative Head even issued an apology to the Journalist for his behaviour though he intend to say he treated her like his Granddaughter. Post the apology from the Governor, Lakshmi said, 'I accept the apology but wasn't convinced by his explanation. Washed my face several times. Still not able to get rid of it. So agitated and angered Mr Governor Banwarilal Purohit'.
A Facebook Post of Tamil Nadu BJP Leader Shekher Venkataraman has now stirred a controversy. Alleging the aim of the Journalist was to defame the Governor and PM Narendra Modi, He dared to say, 'They can't become reporters without sleeping with big shots...uneducated stupid ugly beings...largely in Tamil Nadu media. More than Universities, Sex Abuse is rampant in the media. It's these people who question the Governor'.
Following the backlash, The BJP Leader deleted his controversial Facebook Post. Journalists decided to stage protest at the BJP State Headquarters against the Saffron Party Leader.