Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy tendered his resignation to the Lieutenant Governor on Monday after the Congress authorities misplaced its majority within the flooring take a look at. After two exits on Sunday, the federal government’s numbers had dropped to 12 MLAs within the meeting the place 14 is almost all mark.
Talking within the meeting, the chief minister blamed former L-G Kiran Bedi for scuttling the work of the federal government in addition to colluding with the opposition to topple the federal government. Bedi assumed workplace of Lt Governor on Could 29, 2016, and had been at loggerheads with Narayanasamy on varied points.
“As our MLAs stayed united, we managed to tug off the final 5 years. The Centre has betrayed the individuals of Puducherry by not granting funds we requested,” Narayanasamy mentioned. He added, “We fashioned the federal government with the assist of DMK and unbiased MLAs. After that, we confronted varied elections. Now we have gained all of the by-elections. It’s clear that individuals of Puducherry belief us.”
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The belief vote got here a day after yet one more ruling Congress MLA resigned from his put up. Ok Lakshminarayanan, elected from the Raj Bhavan constituency, tendered his resignation to Meeting Speaker V P Sivakolundhu on the latter’s residence. Later, he advised reporters that “this authorities led by Narayanasamy has misplaced majority.” Lakshminarayanan mentioned he has additionally resigned from the social gathering membership. Following his resignation, the second this week, the Congress’ energy additional slipped to 13, whereas the opposition has 14 MLAs within the 33-member home which has 5 vacancies.
4 Congress MLAs–together with ex-ministers A Namassivayam (now in BJP) and Malladi Krishna Rao had stop, whereas one other social gathering legislator was earlier disqualified. Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan, handed over further cost of Puducherry, had on Thursday directed Narayanasamy to show majority by ordering a flooring take a look at on February 22.
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Kiran Bedi left for Coimbatore on Sunday enroute to Delhi. She was seen off at Raj Nivas by employees and employees. Earlier than leaving Raj Nivas she advised the employees she wished for a affluent Puducherry. The previous IPS officer was eager that there must be ’excellent and corruption free administration and monetary prudence.’ She was changed by Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan, who’s holding the put up of Lt Governor underneath further cost.
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