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Congress Govt loses power in Puducherry

  • The Congress government in Puducherry lost power today after losing majority in the Assembly and Chief Minister V Narayanasamy resigned.

  • The party’s MLAs had dropped to 12 MLAs, where as the majority mark was 14. This came after 2 MLAs resigned on Sunday.

  • CM Narayanswamy accused the BJP and NR Congress of bringing down his government and also accused former Puducherry LG Kiran Bedi of colluding with the opposition.

  • With this, NR Congress led coilation with 14 MLAs may be asked to form the government, just 3 months before the assembly elections are scheduled in the Union Territory in May. This came after CM was asked to take a floor test today to prove his majority, which he lost and therefore, later resigned.


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