Express News Service
PUDUCHERRY: A day after the twin paradoxical occasions in Puducherry, one which favoured and one which went in opposition to the Congress-led authorities there, the former AICC president, Rahul Gandhi, flew down to the seashore city on Wednesday and exhorted the plenty to stand in opposition to the BJP, “which was imposing itself through the office of the L-G”.
While he picked the thread of the Lieutenant Governor, Kiran Bedi’s sudden elimination the earlier night, he was mum on the disaster looking at the V Narayanasamy authorities, after one other MLA resigned earlier that day, lowering the authorities to a minority.
Addressing a rally at the ATF grounds, Gandhi assured the people who when the Congress comes to energy at the Centre, it would be certain that no Lieutenant Governor is allowed to determine the way forward for Puducherry. Referring to the “interference” of Kiran Bedi in the Narayanasamy authorities’s day-to-day affairs, Gandhi mentioned, “Some L-G from somewhere should not have the right to determine your future. Your future should be decided by a leader chosen by the people of Puducherry. The Government of India should stop trying to create a bad future,” he mentioned, driving house the level about the Centre’s intervention by means of the gubernatorial workplace.
Stating that Kiran Bedi didn’t perceive the traditions of the area and that she didn’t develop up there, Gandhi requested, “On what basis did she run the government? Who gave her the right to decide and how dare she does it?”
Rahul Gandhi added, “Puducherry might be small, but it is as important as any other State in the country. It does not belong to someone from outside and it is not a personal property of anybody.”Stating that the upcoming election was a battle for the spirit of Puducherry, Gandhi mentioned, “We are committed to ensure that your vote will protect your aspirations. The Congress will defend the culture, tradition, religion, history and heritage of the region. The relationship between Puducherry and the country should be of mutual respect,” he mentioned.
Launching a direct assault on PM Modi, Gandhi mentioned that the PM had not allowed the elected authorities of the Union Territory to perform a single work throughout the complete time period. “The PM has insulted the voters through the office of the L-G. Through her (Kiran Bedi), he has sent a message that your vote does not matter,” he mentioned.
He mentioned, “Anybody who stands against the government is branded a criminal and anti-national. According to them, there is only one idea in the country. Whatever Modi imagines, the country should imagine; whatever idea comes to his mind should be the idea of the country; and whatever Modi says through Man Ki Baat, India should listen.” Gandhi added, “A person cannot get justice from the Judiciary without being worried about what will happen to him, bills are being passed without any discussions, elected leaders are not allowed to speak in the Lok Sabha because one man thinks not as the PM, but as the king.” Chief Minister V Narayanasamy, AICC leaders KC Venugopal, Dinesh Gundu Rao, Sanjay Dutt, Peter Alphonse, different ministers and MLAs attended the rally.
Opposition seeks belief vote
Puducherry: The Opposition events in Puducherry, led by Leader of Opposition, N Rangasamy, submitted a memorandum to the L-G workplace on Wednesday, in search of a route to Chief Minister V Narayanasamy to show majority on the ground of the House. The Congress authorities misplaced its majority, and its power has been diminished to 14 in the House, mentioned A Anbazhagan, AIADMK ground chief. Telangana Governor, Tamilisai Soundarajan, who was given extra cost as the L-G, is ready to be sworn in right this moment