Kiran Bedi removed as Puducherry lieutenant governor: Kiran Bedi was removed from the submit of lieutenant governor of Puducherry by President of India Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday, a Rashtrapati Bhavan launch mentioned.
In place of Bedi, Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan has been given the extra cost of the union territory.
A Rashtrapati Bhavan spokesperson knowledgeable that Kiran Bedi will “cease to hold” the workplace of the Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry, PTI reported.
Ajay Kumar Singh, press secretary to the President, mentioned in an announcement: “The President has directed that Dr. Kiran Bedi shall cease to hold the office of the Lieutenant-Governor of Puducherry and has appointed Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan, Governor of Telangana, to discharge the functions of the Lieutenant-Governor of Puducherry, in addition to her own duties, with effect from the date she assumes charge of her office, until regular arrangements for the office of Lieutenant-Governor of Puducherry are made.”
Puducherry is witnessing a political disaster following the resignation of Congress MLAs from the V Narayanasamy authorities.
The route from the President comes amid the political disaster the place the ruling Congress-led authorities has been diminished to a minority after yet another MLA give up the social gathering on Tuesday.
Bedi and Narayasamy have been at loggerheads over a variety of points.
A retired IPS officer, Bedi was functioning until late Tuesday night and reviewing the COVID-19 vaccination drive within the union territory and issuing instructions for bringing in police drive and sanitation staff within the frontline employee class for the inoculation.
Amid the political turmoil, the opposition seized the chance and demanded the resignation of Narayanasamy, saying his authorities was in minority. However, Narayanasamy rejected the demand, claiming that his authorities continued to get pleasure from ‘majority’ within the meeting, which is about to go for polls within the subsequent few months.
With resignations of 4 MLAs, the power of the Congress within the 33-member meeting has been decreased to 10 together with the Speaker. Its ally DMK has three members and an unbiased additionally helps the federal government. The opposition has 14 MLAs.