Chennai, Apr 14 (PTI) Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit today extended his Tamil new year greetings to chief minister K Palaniswami.

A government release said that Purohit sent a message to the Chief Minister in this regard.

“On the occasion of Tamil New Year’s day heralding the arrival of Vilambi (new year), I extend my best wishes and greetings to you for a glorious year ahead,” the release quoted Purohit as saying in his message.

“May God bestow peace, prosperity and joy on your family,” he added.

The Chief Minister thanked the Governor for his message, it added.

Seperately, Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam greeted the Governor on the new year.

The Governor also sent a new year message to the Deputy Chief Minister, a release said.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.