New Delhi: Amid the continuing political slugfest in Puducherry, Dr. Kiran Bedi was on Tuesday eliminated because the Lieutenant Governor of the Union Territory (UT). Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan, Governor of Telangana, has now been given further cost as Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry.
“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,” Rashtrapati Bhavan knowledgeable in a press launch.
Kiran Bedi is an Indian politician, retired Indian Police Service (IPS) officer and a social activist who took over as Puducherry LG on May 29, 2016. She can also be India’s first feminine IPS officer and began her service in 1972.
Puducherry Political Crisis
The growth comes quickly after the ruling Congress authorities misplaced its majority in Puducherry as four get together MLAs resigned from the federal government.
Earlier within the day, Puducherry Chief Minister Narayanswamy’s shut aide A. John Kumar who was elected to Puducherry Assembly from Kamaraj Nagar constituency in 2019 by-polls resigned from the get together giving a jolt to the Congress get together.
With contemporary resignations, the Congress-led authorities in UT has now come all the way down to 14 within the meeting with an efficient energy of 28. The easy majority within the meeting with the decreased energy is 15.
Polls are seemingly in April and the House’s time period ends on June 8, 2021.
Here’s the place of Congress-led alliance in Puducherry meeting as of February 16: Congress (ten), DMK three, All-India NR Congress seven, AIADMK 4, BJP three (all nominated and have voting rights) and one unbiased. Four Congress MLAs have resigned whereas one member had been disqualified.