On Tuesday, Chief Minister V Narayanasamy praised the removal of the Lieutenant-Governor (LG) of Pondicherry. Kiran Bedi And called it a “victory” for the people of the Union Territory.
Speaking to ANI, Narayanasamy said the altar was removed due to pressure from Congress, which had strongly protested against it for “hindering” the growth of Puducherry.
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“We have been fighting against Kiran Bedi for the last two years. We wanted her to be removed for her unconstitutional behavior. We will interfere in the day-to-day running of the administration without following the rules, ignoring the elected government. We have started. We have launched several movements against her. We also conducted a signature campaign to remove him, ”Narayanasamy said.
The chief minister accused Bedi of blocking welfare projects in the state.
“The Indian government has removed Bedi because of our pressure. It is a great victory for the people of Puducherry. It has blocked welfare projects. However, the rights of the people of Puducherry have been preserved today. Now, Puducherry will teach” a lesson to the BJP, “he added.
Meanwhile, Congress workers celebrated the removal of Bedi as Puducherry LG by exploding crackers and distributing sweets.
A statement from the Presidential Palace on Tuesday said Bedi had been removed from the post of lieutenant governor of Puducherry. Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan has been instructed to remain as Lieutenant-Governor of Puducherry in addition to his duties until he is given a new post. The statement said.
Earlier, A Kumar, a Congress MLA from Kamaraj Nagar constituency, resigned citing “dissatisfaction with the Congress government”.
It comes ahead of a Puducherry assembly vote later this year.
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