AAP alleges Kiran Bedi interferes with Puducherry govt, CM says no clashes with L-G

AAP's Somnath Bharti alleged that Modi has appointed those people to the post of LG, who harboured Chief Ministerial ambitions, but could not become one.

PTI August 06, 2016 15:30:42 IST
AAP alleges Kiran Bedi interferes with Puducherry govt, CM says no clashes with L-G

New Delhi: Attacking Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi for allegedly interfering in the working of the government, the AAP today said Centre is using similar tactics in the Union Territory the way it is doing in Delhi.

AAP leader Sanjay Singh alleged that Bedi, who was recently appointed as the L-G of Puducherry interferes in the working of the UT to the extent that she even issues orders on the projects.

AAP alleges Kiran Bedi interferes with Puducherry govt CM says no clashes with LG

Kiran Bedi. Reuters

Taking a jibe at Bedi, AAP MLA and party's in-charge of southern states, Somnath Bharti alleged that Modi has appointed those people to the post of LG, who harboured Chief Ministerial ambitions, but could not become one.

"Kiran Bedi ji has said that her writ runs in Puducherry. She gives messages on Whatsapp groups, Twitter. Officers, including the police chief, is summoned and told that they should listen to her.

"Modi ji's government has become a serious threat to the democracy and the Constitution and has no faith in elected government," Singh alleged.

He also demanded that Parliament should take note of this and pass a strong law on to strengthen the federal structure of the country.

Interestingly, Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy on Saturday asserted that there were no difference of opinion between his ministry and LG Kiran Bedi.

"There is no clash between the Lt Governor and the ministry," Narayansamy said.

Bedi and the AAP has been at the crossroads ever since she parted ways with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over the formation of AAP in 2012. She later joined the BJP and was its Chief Ministerial candidate in 2015 Assembly polls, which
the BJP lost miserably.

Bharti said while the Congress speaks in some other language in Delhi, it is facing the same wrath in Puducherry as the AAP government in national.

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