"Corruption was reigning supreme not only in appointments of vice-chancellors, but in all departments," Stalin alleged.
The Facebook post shared by Shekher is reportedly titled “Madurai University, Governor and the Virgin Cheeks of a Girl” and claimed that a woman cannot be a reporter without sleeping with bigwigs.
He clarified that his gesture of patting her cheek was “merely an act of appreciation for the question you had posed and considering you to be me like my granddaughter.”
Journalists of Tamil Nadu have sought an apology from the governor for 'harassing' the journalist even if the 'gesture may have been paternal in nature.'
In another controversy, the Tamil Nadu Governor has been linked with a college professor arrested for asking her students to extend sexual favours to university officials in exchange of financial and academic rewards.
Purohit denied any link with professor Nirmala Devi, 46, of Devanga Arts College, who had claimed she knows the governor, who is the chancellor of the university.
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.Photo by AP/PTI
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.PTI Photo
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.Eduardo Munoz /Pool Photo via AP
Paramilitary jawans conduct a route march for Bhabanipur Assembly by-election, in Kolkata.PTI Photo
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi meet Governor of Punjab Banwarilal Purohit ahead of the oath taking ceremony for the Punjab Cabinet expansion, in ChandigarhPTI Photo
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