Puducherry , Nov 1 : Pointing at Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi , Chief Minister of Puducherry V Narayanasamy said the Centre had posted a “demon” in Puducherry, as she has allegedly been impeding various welfare schemes.
“People have faith in Congress and its alliance partners and that is why we are in power. We work day & night for the people but a demon has been put in place,” Narayanasamy said.
Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi and Chief Minister of Puducherry V Narayanasamy has been at loggerheads on various administrative issues.
Addressing a meeting of the ruling Congress party on the occasion of the 35th death anniversary of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, the Chief Minister said, “We are putting in strenuous efforts to ameliorate the lot of the people through various welfare schemes.”
“But the Centre has posted a ‘demon’ here and she has been hindering the implementation of the schemes,” he alleged.
Narayanasamy went on to accuse the NDA government at the Centre for adopting several “anti-people” measures that were affecting the country’s economy and people’s welfare.
He further alleged that the NDA government had struck at the root of the people’s well-being by adopting reforms like GST, and measures like demonetisation.