The Bishop of Tranquebar Johnson Gnanabaranam dressed in Bishop's vestments
with Bishop's mitre
and Bishop's crozier
of the Tamil Evangelical Lutheran Church of Tamil Nadu
. He wore the Bishop's ring
only during his installation.
Tamil Evangelical Lutheran Church is a Christian denomination in south India. It has been established in 1919. Its headquarters is in Tamil Nadu. It has about 100,000 members. The bishops has the title "Bishop of Tranquebar". It belongs to the Lutheran World Federation. The Leipzig Evangelical Lutheran Mission and Church of Sweden Mission were active in its area in the 19th century and is active there now.
The other Lutheran churches, belonging to the United Evangelical Lutheran Church in India, are: 
 Bishops of Tranquebar
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