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Arvind Kejriwal Meets Protesting Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy To Show His Solidarity, Says 'Delhi Like Situation In Puducherry As Well Because Of LG's Over Ruling'

Written By Sanjeevee Sadagopan | Mumbai | Published:

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  • The scene is same outside the Puducherry Raj nivas for last five days, Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy is on dharna against the Lieutenant governor Kiran Bedi for 5th day with his ministers & MLAs demanding the LG to clear the files which the CM alleges a deliberate demand by the LG
  • There have been so many issues since last two years which caused tussle between the CM Narayanasamy and LG Bedi starting from simple issues to complex issues like pendency of important grants and schemes

The scene is same outside the Puducherry Raj nivas for last five days, Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy is on dharna against the Lieutenant governor Kiran Bedi for 5th day with his ministers & MLAs demanding the LG to clear the files which the CM alleges a deliberate demand by the LG. 

There have been so many issues since last two years which caused tussle between the CM Narayanasamy and LG Bedi starting from simple issues to complex issues like pendency of important grants and schemes.

The chief minister is been alleging that LG Kiran Bedi is been deliberately delaying the process,but interfering into other day to day government aspects like inspections and imposing the laws among the public which doesn't fall her mandate according to the CM. 

There have been many statements from both the Chief minister and the LG on the happening dharna,But both didn't come to a conclusive point to resolve the issue where only the arguments are prolonging on various grounds including when, where the meeting will happen and who will participate in the meeting.

At this juncture, Delhi Chief minister and AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal visited Puducherry with his lieutenants Manish sisodiya, Somnath Barathi with the state AAP leaders met the Puducherry CM Narayanasamy to support & express the solidarity stating the situation is same in the state capital.

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Arvind Kejriwal who spoke to media said that "The LG Kiran Bedi is unilaterally taking all the decision which is illegal, she is not consulting the CM/ cabinet of ministers who is elected by the government"

He also said that he also facing the similar issue in Delhi because of the LG,He lashed that "Their mandate is to disrupt the government & its daily machinery, that's the motto of these LGs, if they stop doing it,they'll be removed from the post immediately" 

To clarify any political motive about the meeting, He said that "I am not here as AAP leader or politician, I am here as a CM supporting another CM who is facing problem because of a LG"

Chief minister Narayanasamy who spoke with Republic TV said that "the LG is crossing her limits,this is not first time and she should learn her limits & this is not Delhi". 

The visit of Arvind Kejriwal is seen as significant on as the time of election is ahead,Though Kejriwal told that there is no politics in this meeting, He told that "people should consider all these issues before voting" when reporters asked whether this is will reflect the upcoming lok sabha polls.

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