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Kiran Bedi pledges to ensure 'financial prudence' in Puducherry on 75th anniversary of Quit India Movement

Puducherry: Lt Governor Kiran Bedi on Wednesday said that her 'new India pledge' was to keep ensuring financial prudence in Puducherry.

File image of Kiran Bedi. Reuters

File image of Kiran Bedi. Reuters

"My #NewIndiaPledge, #SankalpSeSiddhi is to keep ensuring financial prudence in Puducherry," she said in a message on her Twitter handle, on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Quit India Movement.

Bedi, who has been loggerheads with the Congres government over many issues, has insisted on financial prudence on several occasions and come out with suggestions to the government in this regard through her WhatsApp communication and also her Twitter handle.

Pondicherry University vice-chancellor (officiating) Anisa Basheer Khan on Wednesday administered the 'New India pledge' to staff and employees of the university.

A release from the University's assistant registrar Mahesh said the pledge ('Sankalp se Siddhi') envisages the creation of "clean India and India free from poverty corruption, terrorism, communalism and casteism."

Updated Date: Aug 09, 2017 20:06 PM

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